Business for Transformation

Discovering B4T; The Next Generation Doing Cross Cultural Transformation

DISCIPLESHIP IS A RELATIONSHIP

Many moons ago, I played semi-professional basketball. One practice the other team stole the ball and had a fast break. I was trailing the play and the guy who stole the ball missed the layup, so I leaped to grab the rebound. The guy running alongside me, who was...

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TRUE FREEDOM

In Genesis 16 we read the story of Hagar, a slave, who Abraham bought and brought from Egypt. Over a decade after leaving Egypt, Sarai and Abraham still had no children. So, Sarai decided that Abraham should give her children through Hagar, a pagan custom that was...

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INTEGRITY IN BUSINESS 3.0

This is the final article in a 3-part series on integrity which has been contributed by a worker in Turkey. We have defined integrity as “the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles;” and “the state of being whole and undivided.” It may be hard to...

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INTEGRITY IN BUSINESS 2.0

This is the second article in a 3-part series on integrity, which has been contributed by a worker in Turkey. In most Muslim countries both the people and the governments are closed to Christian activities … or are they? Is there a kind of Christian activity that...

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INTEGRITY IN BUSINESS 1.0

This is the first article in a 3-part series on integrity, which has been contributed by a worker in Turkey. We all intend and assume that whatever we do, we do with integrity. But do we? After almost 30 years living in a Muslim country and watching many foreign...

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GET REAL

Solomon writes, “I have kept my heart pure; I am clean and without sin”? [1] But who can say this? Others may pretend to be pure and holy; others may strive to cover up their failures in life, the pimples on their faces, but we need not go to such lengths. We know we...

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DO YOU WANT YOUR LIFE TO HAVE A HUGE IMPACT?

A friend shared this story with my wife. I was watching a sculptor begin work on a gigantic marble block. He had a huge hammer and a large chisel. He knocked off a large piece of the marble block and then another, pausing occasionally to work on the marble with the...

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DIFFICULT DAYS

28  And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who [ i ]  have been called according to his purpose.  29  For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformedto the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many...

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GREETINGS FROM THE MIDDLE EAST!

Many countries around the world are facing lockdowns, social distancing and restrictions for more than a month now because of the pandemic. Compared to some of our colleagues in the region, the situation here is still good. We are allowed to go outside and move around...

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THE WORLD IS STILL CHANGING!

Change was never optional, but now change is essential. The world today, May 4, 2020; is not the same as April 4, 2020. And it is very likely the world will be even more different June 4, 2020. Are you ready? Check your business plan. If your business model today...

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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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