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If you’re a regular reader of our newsletter, you know about BAM: Business and Mission. BAM is at the core of our calling. It’s the synergistic commitment made by missional entrepreneurs to make money and make disciples – through the… Read More »RAM Meets BAM

On a Journey to Meet Needs

Marketplace & Development Enterprises has a unique service model. BAM entrepreneurs pay a small monthly membership fee, which provides them access to all of our BAM support services: business guidance and accountability, mission mentoring, personal support, and more. These services… Read More »On a Journey to Meet Needs

The Big Change

By Emily Gehman When Barry Bedford started his pre-med program, he forgot one crucial thing: studying. A good student, Barry hadn’t needed to study much in high school to get good grades. But it didn’t work like that at the… Read More »The Big Change

The MDE Difference

In this post, volunteer BAM team manager Jim Schlott, shares why he is sold on MDE’s approach. We are grateful for volunteers like Jim who are helping to shape MDE through their service, expertise, and passion. When I first met… Read More »The MDE Difference