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Slavery is illegal but continues. Up to 30 million people are held as slaves today. Human trafficking is not only illegal – it is an evil. It degrades human beings, it tramples human dignity, and it creates untold pain and unbelievable misery. The global awareness is rising quickly and manifestations against it multiply. But we […]

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Business as Mission, BAM, may sometimes be a tricky term, but it is an important concept and an essential praxis. But BAM it is not a silver bullet; it is not the ultimate strategy. It is, however, a growing global movement of Christians in the market place asking: How can we shape business to serve […]

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I was speaking at a Congress in Los Angeles in December. In 20 minutes I presented three practical ways to engage in Business as Mission (BAM), and through that addressing global challenges and seizing unique opportunities. How can we fight human trafficking and provide restoration for its victims? How can we scale up the BAM […]

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Tuesday October 18 is the European day highlighting the issue of human trafficking – modern day slavery. It is a global tragedy and it affects millions of people. A few facts: An estimated 120,000 women and children are trafficked into Western Europe each year; 90% of victims trafficked into European Union member states end up […]

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There are an increasing number of publications (books, articles, papers) on Business as Mission, BAM. Many are authored by Westerners from a Western perspective and these contributions are good and helpful. But it is not a fair reflection of the global BAM movement, since probably most practitioners and many thought leaders are non-Westerners or run […]

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