The Marketplace Ministries team exists to recruit, equip and resource Pioneers field workers using business and work to catalyze church-planting initiatives among the unreached.
The integration of work and business with missions is not a new idea, but new resources constantly become available as globalization expands and technology advances. Here is a dynamic list of resources we maintain to help you in your journey.
Integrating business and Christian mission is not new, but there has been a resurgence of interest. However, business is not just about getting a visa. It's way more significant than that. In this course, we will share what we believe are Six Key Opportunities that the marketplace provides for disciple-making and church-planting in any country.
A customizable library of studies, devotionals, conferences and resources on leadership, work and business.
Studies and Devotionals from Work Matters (WM). WM believes that God uses Christians in the marketplace to establish his kingdom all over the world. This will happen as career-minded believers understand and live out God’s purpose for their work.
The vision of the Theology of Work Project (TOW) is that every Christian be equipped and committed for work as God intends. A Christian approach makes work more meaningful and productive, benefits society and the people we work with and for, gets us through the challenges we face on the job, draws people to Jesus, and brings glory to God. TOW is a source of biblical, theological, and pastoral material related to work.
The Antioch Journey 31-day Challenge is designed to help people connect their occupation and the Great Commission to make disciples in every vocation. Over the next 31 days, you will have the opportunity to read a brief thought each day, paired to a simple challenge or action step.
Most startups fail. But many of those failures are preventable. The Lean Startup is a new approach being adopted across the globe, changing the way companies are built and new products are launched.
A curated list of business as mission books.
This GWF2019 Advance Paper was written by the Catalysts for the Business as Mission Issue Network as an overview of the topic to be discussed at the related session at the Global Workplace Forum 2019 held in Manila, Philippines.
Business as Mission wants business men and women to understand God’s redemptive work through business in the world. We want to help change the message that Christian business people are hearing and mobilize them for action.