Entries by Staff Writer

BAM Job Opportunities in China and Central Asia

Job Opportunities in China Executive Director – Service Company in China We are a service company located in Southern China and are currently looking to hire a successor for our current Executive Director. This person will be the senior manager in charge of a small team of specialists that deliver sourcing, product development, project management, quality control […]

Creating Jobs for the Exploited: a Vital Need and a Unique Challenge

Employment and Employability Human trafficking feeds on economically depressed and unstable communities. In these communities, the general population is desperately searching for employment (often in another city or country) and economic opportunity is seen as dependent upon an outside force. In such a climate, families can be tricked into selling one or more of their […]

7 Fruitful Practices for BAM and Church Planting

BAM companies are usually very diverse, each business with its own unique features. However, through research into real experiences of BAM and Church Planting, some shared commonalities emerged in the following fruitful practices: 1. Contact Make sure that the business provides regular contact with the focus people. Intentionally create a business that provides regular contact with those with […]

Why Integrate Business and Church Planting?

There are some good reasons to combine business and church planting. Indeed, combining the two did not just begin when missionaries could not find visas to live in closed countries. Instead, there has been a natural merging of business, church planting and the presentation of the gospel throughout church history. The apostle Paul himself was […]

BAM Job Opportunities in the Middle East and South East Asia

Job Opportunities IT Manager – Web Essentials in Cambodia Passionate about developing software and developing people? We are looking for an experienced Systems Engineer to fill the role of IT Manager in our Phnom Penh based team. You will play an integral role in designing, optimizing, and building the systems, processes, and standards for the […]

Making Sense of the World of Metrics

Measurement and metrics can be deceptively simple. We pick an aspect of our business and ask some basic questions about it, for example: How many tables did each of the servers take care of each day? How many sales calls did each of the sales staff make each day? What is the company’s net profit […]

Measuring the Impact and Performance of BAM: Intro to Metrics

Business as mission is hard. Very hard! Missionaries with little business experience but plenty of vision start businesses and struggle. Experienced business people start businesses in new countries or cultures and struggle. Too many business as mission (BAM) companies wander in the desert aimlessly. They need a compass to guide them—something to remind them of […]