BUSINESS PLANS 101 (Building a Business Plan, Part 1)

BUSINESS PLANS 101 (Building a Business Plan, Part 1)

This is the first in a series of 5 on writing business plans. The Lion’s Den in Chiang Mai, Thailand is on August 1—just 5 months away. If you’re living and working in the 10/40 Window and need capital, apply! Every one of the B4T workers who completed the due...
ON RAISING SUPPORT

ON RAISING SUPPORT

I have been questioned multiple times this week by friends and a few leaders in OPEN, “Why don’t you raise funds for the work you do?” My answer is that it is one way I have of ensuring that the work we do, the ministries we start, are truly under God’s leadership and...

UNDERSTANDING TRANSPARENCY

In 1 John, we are told in several places that our relationship with God is inseparably linked to our relationship with other believers. 1 John 1:7 says, “but if we walk in the light, as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of...

LOVE in the OFFICE

The following is contributed by a worker in the Middle East. What do you appreciate about _____? As a management team at the office, we brainstormed positive words about each team member—a simple, but uplifting exercise. I then turned these into...

ORDINARY TO GREAT

The following was submitted by a B4T worker in the Muslim world. When I was at the recent OPEN Connect conference, I heard a lot of talk about B4T’ers just being ordinary people without “enough” training in how to do business, and without enough training in how to...


 JUSTICE

The following is contributed by a tentmaker, working in the Middle East. I hate, I despise your feasts, and I take no delight in your solemn assemblies. Even though you offer me your burnt offerings and grain offerings, I will not accept them; and the peace offerings...