Mobilizing Business Professionals for Missions
Bruce Swanson, Director of Transformational Ventures, World Venture
Description:Books and conferences about Business as Mission (BAM) are multiplying like rabbits. How can churches and mission agencies engage with this growing movement? How can we mobilize business people and our own missionaries into BAM initiatives Transformational Ventures is successfully mobilizing business people and missionaries to collaborate in strategies and projects that blend business and mission. This webinar will describe what we are doing, what has worked, some of lessons we have learned along the way, and how Transformational Ventures might be of service to other agencies and to churches as they engage with BAM. Some topics: Overcoming barriers that prevent business people and ministries doing BAM together. Successfully mobilizing business people into BAM. Matching business volunteers with BAM projects. Bruce Swanson is the Director of Transformational Ventures, the BAM initiative of World Venture. He served as a missionary in Portugal for ten years before joining the leadership team at World Venture in 1992. He is joined in this webinar by some of the business leaders who are active members on the Transformational Ventures team.