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Ziwani provides free access to high quality, Biblically-aligned knowledge resources that are practically relevant to doing Kingdom business on the African continent. These are not only curated from excellent external sources and networks, but also co-created by business leaders through Ziwani working groups.

These resources include podcasts, personal testimonies, news articles, blogs, book reviews and thought leadership pieces, and are all aimed at helping you as a business leader to practically and meaningfully connect your Kingdom calling to your business purpose.

What to watch

Be encouraged and equipped by business leaders who pursue their workplace calling, using their God-given talents to impact both God's Kingdom and the society around us. They see everything they have as gifts from God to be stewarded for His purposes.

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By Sam Houlie, Colleen Houlie & Patrick Cairns

Beauty From Ashes

Few people remember the 2014 demise of African Bank as acutely as Sam Houlie. Overnight, he was no longer celebrated as an icon of success, but shunned as a marked man with no future. Yet there is much more to this story than personal resilience in the face of public failure. This is the powerful testimony of how God used the despair and ashes of one family – to bring hope and beauty to many.

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By Gauché Radley

Recalibrating The Power Of Money

As COO of Mergon, Gauché Radley's responsibility is to identify, negotiate and implement new investment opportunities across the globe. In this candid interview, he provides many business examples that offer a fresh perspective on the power of money, and the definition of true success.

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By Sibs Sibanda and Ofhentse Piet

An African Expression Of Faith And Work

In this short interview, Sibs Sibanda traces the development of the 'faith and work' conversation, and why Ziwani plays a key role within its local expression.

Read our articles

Browse articles covering topics such as calling, faith and work and more. Read testimonies of marketplace leaders who have found practical ways to use their business to reflect the Kingdom of God.

The Stages of Kingdom Transformation

Neil Hart walks through the steps of Kingdom Transformations in hearts and then societies. He encourages leaders to be patient, as lasting change takes time.

5 Principles For Achieving Multi-Generational Impact

Nissi Ekpott is passionate about leveraging intra-Africa trade and investment opportunities, for the benefit of everyone involved. Believing that sharing knowledge and skills is one of the best ways to achieve multi-generational impact, he shares 5 principles that provide practical encouragement and timely reminders of the call to bring social justice in and through business.

Perspective Matters, In Life And Business

In an article that is truly on point, Sibs Sibanda explains why our perspective is important in our daily business practice. Perspective matters profoundly, because our actions flow directly from how we make sense of the world. He introduces a useful framework for evaluating how our culture and life experiences have influenced what we believe to be true, and points to how we can use this framework to realign our perspective to biblical reality.

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Listen to podcasts

Reframed, Ziwani's podcast channel, has a new series! Hosted by Paul Kim and Sibs Sibanda, the Monday Christian series offers a deep dive into the theology behind faith and work. The 28 episodes cover topics such as how perspective shapes business culture and strategy, how to love God and others through our work, how eternity impacts work here and now, and the implications of faith and truth on business practice.

Community based

Listen to podcasts

Listen to inspiring discussions of how your peers have embraced their marketplace calling and continue to seek ways to steward their faith and work toward righteousness.

Book Reviews

If you want to dive deeper into the topics relating to calling and vocation, as well as learn more about what the scriptures say about work, you will enjoy the selection of books that we have reviewed for you. We are sure you will not only find them helpful, but also balanced in their approach.

The Search For God And Guinness

Stephen Mansfield

Total Truth – Liberating Christianity From Its Cultural Captivity

Nancy Pearcey

The Life We’re Looking For

Andy Crouch

“And David shepherded them with integrity of heart; with skillful hands he led them.”

(Psalm 78:72)

Stories to Inspire

All of our testimonial content in one place- to inspire and guide you in achieving success in a world driven by the bottom line.