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The World Evangelical Alliance is an umbrella organisation for national alliances which embraces 420 million evangelicals in 128 countries. One of its Commissions - The Mission Commission - is a global network of over 220 mission leaders from around 80 countries. It publishes a magazine called Connections.
The latest issue - of which I was the co-editor - deals with Business as Mission / Business for Transformation. About half the articles are available on the web. Enclosed below are a few tips:
The Mission of Business: CSR+ (Mats Tunehag)
Business as Mission (BAM) is a relatively new phrase, but it is based on concepts as old as the Bible. Business is about creating products and services in the physical arena-also described as value added processes. God is the original entrepreneur who created good things in the physical arena...
Read more at: The Mission of Business: CSR+
Ten Principles: BAM in areas of Prostitution and Trafficking (Annie Dieselberg)
The creation of a business specifically for the prevention and restoration of women coming out of prostitution and trafficking must...
Human Trafficking: Business as Prevention and Restoration (Jennifer Roemhildt Tunehag)
Anya's future should have been bright. Pretty and smart, she loved school - especially languages. Home, however, was a different story...
Why Is Bangladesh Poor and Taiwan Rich? (Mats Tunehag & Peter Shaukat)
This admittedly provocative title is intended to help us drill down into important questions: how and where we might most effectively apply resources for the extension of the Kingdom of God through business?...
Read more at: Why Is Bangladesh Poor and Taiwan Rich?
The Challenges and Opportunities for Business as Mission: A Perspective from Africa (Dennis Tongoi)
The current global economic crisis provides a window for the church to contribute to the debate of alternative economic systems. If we are to heed the Lausanne call to take the whole gospel to the whole world, there is need to acknowledge the work of the church as touching every sector and therefore a need for the church to be visible in all areas of life including the economy...
The Business as Mission Manifesto
Mats Tunehag initiated and lead a global think tank addressing issues relating to God's purposes for work and business, the role of business people in church and missions, the needs of the world and the potential response of business. The group consisted of more than 70 people from all continents. Most came from a business background but there were also church and mission leaders, educators, theologians, lawyers and researchers. The collaboration process included 60 papers, 25 cases studies, several national and regional Business as Mission consultations and email based discussions, culminating in a week of face to face dialogue and work.
Read more at: The Business as Mission Manifesto
For more articles go to: http://www.weaconnections.com/
Senior Associate for Business as Mission for the Lausanne Movement & the World Evangelical Alliance
13 September 2009
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