Business As Mission (BAM)
Education. Inspiration. Experience. Community.
"Put this money to work, until I come back" (Luke 19:13)
Purpose: To provide education, inspiration, experience, and community for students who desire to live at the intersection of faith, career, culture, and entrepreneurial thinking by practicing business as mission (BAM).
What is Missional Entrepreneurship? Where business, mission, philanthropy, creativity, and theology intersect. In short, an entrepreneur on a mission with God.
What is Business As Mission (BAM)? Creating of participating in business as a means of advancing the kingdom of God by leveraging the power of commerce for the common good of others in the world.
EDUCATION Through The Classroom
A minor (15 hours) and certificate (12 hours) in Missional Entrepreneurship.
INSPIRATION Through Mentoring
Encouraging and empowering students to discover their unique giftedness, cast vision, and move visions to reality through one-on-one coaching and counsel.
EXPERIENCE Through Doing
Connecting students to hands-on, co-curricular opportunities to practice business as mission through special projects, internships, and apprenticeships.
COMMUNITY Through Life Together
Providing support system and serving opportunities through our S.W.A.G. club which serves as a peer network.
Why it matters to you:
75 percent of adults in the workforce desire to live a more meaningful life.
Only 26 percent of millennials say they feel like their current work is helping to create a better world.
Only 31 percent of millennials are working within a career to which they feel called.
36 percent of an adult’s life is spent “at work” in their careers, more than any other area in their lives, including family.
Why it matters to the WORLD:
854 million people do not have enough food to sustain them
25,000 people will die today from malnutrition
780 million people lack access to clean water
6,000 people will die today from waterborne illnesses
640 million people do not have adequate shelter
270 million do not have access to health services
Come experience how Business As Mission can make a difference in the world, while also changing you.