Business As Mission

Over 300 Navigators around the world engage daily in missional businesses and not-for-profit enterprises with a triple bottom line: financial sustainability, positive social impact, and spiritual transformation.

You can join the more than 300 Navigators around the world engaging daily in business-as-mission (BAM) pursuits. Our current portfolio of missional enterprises spans a variety of industries and sectors including:

  • Agribusiness
  • Construction
  • Consulting and management services
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Import-export
  • IT
  • Manufacturing
  • Many more!

Join them and use your entrepreneurial passion and professional expertise to support existing businesses or bring your own entrepreneurial ideas to life, all the while building relationships and making disciples for Jesus’ Kingdom.

Navigators BAM Events and Opportunities

If you’re an entrepreneur or professional looking to grow a missional business, see which of our events and opportunities fits you. 

We lead events designed to help you succeed as a missional entrepreneur, including our fast-paced Entrepreneurial Readiness Workshop, or ERW.

The ERW weekend helps you put your entrepreneurial ideas to the test with practical help for you to personally identify your strengths, weaknesses, and overall readiness for the adventure of missional enterprise. Key ERW takeaways:

  • Learn new cross-cultural best practices
  • Pick the brains of missional entrepreneurs
  • Receive individualized coaching
  • Create practical next steps

We also offer facilitated online training based on the MIT School of Business book and training, “Disciplined Entrepreneurship.”

As you consider the possibilities, browse our mid- and long-term opportunities to see how you can contribute to an existing business.

Jesus said to go and “make disciples of all nations” (Matthew 28:19), and we help you do that with our missional businesses and not-for-profit enterprises, all based on a triple bottom line: financial sustainability, positive social impact, and spiritual transformation.

If you’re an entrepreneur looking to get your missional business off the ground, contact us.

Global Enterprise Network

The Global Enterprise Network (GEN) consists of over 300 missional entrepreneurs as  Navigators Business As Mission (BAM) or Business for Transformation (B4T) in dozens of countries on six continents. Navigators have been starting missional enterprises since the 1970s.  GEN is a network that exists to advance the gospel of Jesus and His Kingdom into the most challenging and complex environments of the world through missional enterprises. Learn more about the Navigators Global Enterprise network at gendesk.org.