Drawing on experiences of working with subsistence farmers in Zimbabwe, Brendan Smith shares some of his lessons learned in how to build a productive workforce and a better functioning society. He reflects on the debilitating effects of fear and long-term anxiety on a nation, and offers advice for cultivating a culture of hope in present-day South Africa.
In this article, originally published on the Avodah Group's website, Jun Shiomitsu explores how our view of God affects our entrepreneurial journey. He discusses the delicate balance between fearing God and loving God.
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.
In Africa, unemployment is a serious problem. In some cases, however, the reason is lack of drive rather than lack of opportunity. Seifu highlights how the Bible opposes laziness while describing secular work as service to God.
Neil asserts that marketplace believers can be powerful agents of change and influence. Whether you are an astronomer, engineer or artist, a teacher, nurse or manager - you have been called to 'do the work of ministry'.