Business for Transformation

Discovering B4T; The Next Generation Doing Cross Cultural Transformation

THE SURVEY SAYS … (Part 2)

Here is Edward Bear, coming downstairs now, bump, bump, bump, on the back of his head, behind Christopher Robin. It is, as far as he knows, the only way of coming downstairs, but sometimes he feels there really is another way, if only he could stop bumping for a...

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THE SURVEY SAYS … (Part 1)

This is part 1 of a 4 part series. After 4 years as a regular missionary, I resigned from my faith mission, to follow Captain Kirk and “go where no man had gone before.” The parting words from my supervisor clung to me like a dare, Tentmakers are not missionaries. Ten...

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I DON’T CARE IF YOU ARE HAPPY

The following is taken from a paper a friend gave me. It is written by Bart Compolo and is worth giving it a second thought. Note that I don't care if you are happy. Why? We live in a radically un-Christian society, with a value system that is practically the opposite...

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PERSPECTIVE

The following is contributed by a worker in South Asia. Perspective Number 1:My struggle is to hate the sin (no problem) and yet love the sinner (a gargantuan undertaking). All of this conflict (from my perspective) evolves as a result of a Muslim who is a terrorist,...

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LESSONS FROM A SHARK

The following is submitted by a B4T worker in the Arab world. People who believe in a quick path to success are not the ones committed to performing the necessary hard work to get there. – Robert Herjavec An often struggle for B4Ters is to keep our heads above water....

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NEW WINESKINS

My father was one of the first to study marketing as a college major and by his retirement, he was known as a marketing innovator. He often said, “marketing drives sales. Understand your market first, then go sell.” With any product or service, we need to find out...

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WALKING IN THE PEACE OF THE LORD

Contributed by a B4T worker in Africa In 1 John 4:18 it says "there is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear." In the last few days, Christ has helped me to experience this more than I have before. I found that my sense of busyness during my workday was a...

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FOUNDATIONS

This blog has been contributed by a worker in the Middle East. “Why do you call me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ and do not do what I say? As for everyone who comes to me and hears my words and puts them into practice, I will show you what they are like. They are like a man building...

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JUST-IN-TIME GRACE

The following is submitted by a tentmaker in the Middle East. In operations management, just-in-time delivery is enabled by modern statistical techniques, real-time data, and high-quality tracking devices. The more that is known about demand, the better projections...

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T4T: Thought for Today

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.

Edith Wharton

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