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‘KINGDOM BUSINESSES’ CREATE SUSTAINABLE JOBS AND TRANSFORM LIVES

By guest author | February 23, 2019

By Matthew Allan- The Restoration Initiative, Canal Street Church, New Orleans This post originally appeared at therestorationinstitute.com God called me into ministry twenty years ago. I would not have believed…

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Lessons on the Ground- Customer Service

By Adam Gustine | August 16, 2019

(Series Intro) Last fall, we launched Jubilee Ventures in South Bend, IN. The hope was that our work on the ground would inform the way we direct the future of…

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Lessons on the ground- Impact Niche

By Adam Gustine | August 2, 2019

(Series Intro) Last fall, we launched Jubilee Ventures in South Bend, IN. The hope was that our work on the ground would inform the way we direct the future of…

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Lessons on the ground- Community Collaboration

By Adam Gustine | July 26, 2019

(Series Intro) Last fall, we launched Jubilee Ventures in South Bend, IN. The hope was that our work on the ground would inform the way we direct the future of…

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Lessons from the Ground- The Stand Up Meeting

By Adam Gustine | July 19, 2019

(Series Intro) Last fall, we launched Jubilee Ventures in South Bend, IN. The hope was that our work on the ground would inform the way we direct the future of…

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Lessons from the Ground- Short Learning Loops

By Adam Gustine | July 12, 2019

(Series Intro) Last fall, we launched Jubilee Ventures in South Bend, IN. The hope was that our work on the ground would inform the way we direct the future of…

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Is Social Enterprise about Justice? 

By Adam Gustine | July 9, 2019

One of the things we hear with more frequency than is helpful is that social enterprise doesn’t get to the heart of justice work, that its a nice thing to…

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Lessons from the Ground- Be Nimble

By Adam Gustine | July 5, 2019

Last fall, we launched Jubilee Ventures in South Bend, IN. The hope was that our work on the ground would inform the way we direct the future of CovEnterprises, and…

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It Doesn’t Have to Be a Business-Part 2

By Adam Gustine | June 28, 2019

Last week, I highlighted the Matthew 25 challenge and ways folks are experimenting around the edges of social enterprise and economic development. I think these are incredible ways to dip…

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It Doesn’t Have to Be a Business

By Adam Gustine | June 21, 2019

For some of us, and for various reasons, starting a business is not in the cards. There is no doubt that launching and running a business requires a lot of…

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