Entries by Jo Plummer

Business as Mission: Looking Back and Looking Forward [Video]

Watch this 12 minute excerpt from a conversation Mats and Jo recently recorded on ‘The History of BAM‘. Hear some thoughts on the theme of ‘Celebrate’ for this month on The BAM Review, some of the history and context in which the current BAM movement fits, and some of the things we are looking forward […]

Let’s Celebrate! Significant Growth Areas for BAM Over 20 Plus Years

by Jo Plummer Business and mission have been woven together in various ways through history since Paul the Apostle made tents in New Testament times and modelled Christian leadership in the marketplace. However, through the 1970s, 80s and 90s there was a grassroots growth of business professionals and entrepreneurs seeking to intentionally integrate business and […]

Celebrating God’s Purposes for Business

by Jo Plummer We have chosen the themes: CELEBRATE, CONNECT & CREATE for the upcoming BAM Global Congress. As we gather the BAM movement together from every corner of the world, we want to: + CELEBRATE what God is doing through business around the world + CONNECT with a global network of collaborators + CREATE momentum […]

Transforming Views of Business in the Church Worldwide

by Jo Plummer & Mats Tunehag This post is the third in a series of three that share the BAM Global Big Hairy Audacious Goals – our ‘BHAGs’ for the global business as mission movement. BAM Global is one of the founding partners of this website and aims to be a catalyst for connection and […]

Reaching a Tipping Point for Macro Impact Through BAM Businesses

by Jo Plummer & Mats Tunehag This post is the second in a series of three that share the BAM Global Big Hairy Audacious Goals – our ‘BHAGs’ for the global business as mission movement. BAM Global aims to be a catalyst for connection and communication across the BAM community. These goals are not ones we […]

6 Ways BAM Practitioners Build Their Company Culture

We asked 12 BAM Practitioners how they have gone about developing their company culture and what values and behaviors they have intentionally tried to instill. Their responses showed six clear themes: 6 ways to build company culture. 1. Visible Values That Are Thoroughly Integrated into Operations Having a set of clearly articulated values is a key […]

The 4 Cs of Developing BAM Company Culture

Company culture is vital to success in business as mission. In BAM we ‘show people around the Kingdom, and introduce them to the King’, as one practitioner expressed. Therefore, an important goal of a BAM company is to establish a ‘Kingdom of God’ culture in relationships and the business environment – influencing for God and […]

9 Keys for Successful BAM Deployment

As we count down to the BAM Global Congress in April 2020, we revisit some of the key issues that we want to address when we gather together. These 9 keys are all themes, workshops and practical steps that we are intentionally focusing on at the Congress 2020 and we invite you to join us! […]