Amazingly, for a country with a well-developed capitalist economy, few Americans today can accurately explain the concept of “capital” and how it relates to value creation. Applications of the term proliferate today as we try to describe varying characteristics of our potential wealth. We speak of human capital, intellectual capital, social capital, and so on. Read more…
That’s the way we describe “entrepreneurs of life” at missionals.org, home to The Center for Missional Entrepreneurship.
The CME was born from a passion to serve entrepreneurs: entrepreneurs who are themselves both passionate and intentional about bringing shalom to the world. They are moving in their spheres of influence, ever about the business that C.S. Lewis described as “restoring things to rights.”
These entrepreneurs do this – and CME partners are privileged to join them in the effort – through the ways they create and through what they create. It is a part of the imago dei in them that compels them, and compels us, to the work at hand. As we labor, together, we see God at work in the world in ways that surprise us and bring us a sense of wonder.
A far-reaching and profound revolution sweeping America is changing the very meaning of what we value. Twenty years ago Richard Cornuelle, author of Reclaiming the American Dream, recognized the beginning of this revolution in the phenomenon he described as “de-managing America.” Today, Daniel Pink has described the rise of “free agent nation” and has documented [...]