BAM 360 – Test & Booklet

Building a Strong Business as Mission Identity

BAM 360 IDENTITY TEST

This simple but powerful tool will help you assess your business as mission identity. We have recognized 3 key components that are important for a strong, long-term identity: Christian witness, cultural awareness and professional identity.

How are you doing in the 3 core areas?

  • Only 36 questions
  • 5 Minutes
  • Easily chart your results

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BAM 360 E-BOOK

BAM_Book_CoverBAM 360°: Building a Strong Business as Mission Identity was developed in order to help Kingdom entrepreneurs understand, assess and develop their long-term identities. It can be read as a standalone booklet or can be used with our BAM 360° test found on this page

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Instructions: Looking at the following statements & rank yourself on a scale of 0 to 5. You can then graph your answers on the chart below. (Download the test and graph here)

0 – Absolutely Never: Does not describe me at all
1 – Almost Never
2 – Rarely
3 – Sometimes
4 – Mostly
5 – Absolutely: 100% describes me completely

1. I spend extravagant/extensive time abiding with Jesus (0 1 2 3 4 5)
2. I have an active, living and powerful prayer life (0 1 2 3 4 5)
3. I unashamedly identity myself as a follower of Christ (0 1 2 3 4 5)
4. I use Scripture in conversations to declare truth (0 1 2 3 4 5)
5. I choose to deny myself and embrace Jesus, knowing he is worthy regardless of cost (0 1 2 3 4 5)
6. I have a strong foundation in Biblical truth for life, evangelism and discipleship (0 1 2 3 4 5)
7. I am quick to admit & repent of personal sins to my family, team and local friends (0 1 2 3 4 5)
8. I share personal testimonies, Biblical stories and parables to reveal the truth of Jesus (0 1 2 3 4 5)
9. I reveal the gospel of Jesus in word and deed (0 1 2 3 4 5)
10. Nothing hinders the message of Jesus as I live my life above reproach (0 1 2 3 4 5)
11. I intentionally use my life (time, resources and gifts) to daily point others to Jesus (0 1 2 3 4 5)
12. I boldly obey Jesus and disciple others to do the same (0 1 2 3 4 5)
13. I clearly and effectively communicate in the local language (0 1 2 3 4 5)
14. I dress in a culturally respectable manner that does not hinder or distract from the gospel (0 1 2 3 4 5)
15. I communicate & interact appropriately with all people of the opposite gender (0 1 2 3 4 5)
16. I am welcoming & hospitable to my local friends; my door is open to the lost (0 1 2 3 4 5)
17. I act in a manner that is culturally appropriate (0 1 2 3 4 5)
18. I embrace the attitude of a life-long learner (0 1 2 3 4 5)
19. I am able to discern the difference between religion and culture. (0 1 2 3 4 5)
20. I exemplify a positive attitude towards my host culture. (0 1 2 3 4 5)
21. I am aware of my host culture’s view of work; adjusting my work life if appropriate (0 1 2 3 4 5)
22. I understand shame-based cultures; its complexities and differences of my own culture (0 1 2 3 4 5)
23. I understand the role & importance of the family in my local culture. (1 2 3 4 5)
24. I demonstrate a humble sense of humor, even when making cultural mistakes (0 1 2 3 4 5)
25. I have a legitimate job (business, teacher, NGO, retired); I am not a faker (0 1 2 3 4 5)
26. My professional identity is wanted and welcomed by the host culture (0 1 2 3 4 5)
27. I have a workplace that is appropriate; consistent with my professional identity (0 1 2 3 4 5)
28. My professional life is characterized by integrity; paying taxes, obeying the law, etc…(0 1 2 3 4 5)
29. My job thrusts me into community; and so I engage with the local community. (0 1 2 3 4 5)
30. My professional life blesses (jobs, development, education) the local community (0 1 2 3 4 5)
31. I have a solid work ethic; I work hard in a committed manner (0 1 2 3 4 5)
32. I model to local believers what it means to work & to minister; in and out of workplace (0 1 2 3 4 5)
33. My professional life generates profit; kingdom, financial or social per my goals (0 1 2 3 4 5)
34. My professional identity is currently sustainable; offering a long-term identity (0 1 2 3 4 5)
35. My life and message are true and consistent with no duplicity in my life (0 1 2 3 4 5)
36. I persistently endeavor to develop and improve professionally (0 1 2 3 4 5)

Graph your answers on the chart below

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