In order to develop pathways for business people to move into missions, the Business Professional Network (BPN) and Finishers Project (FP) are working collaboratively on a way to identify and direct candidates for BAM positions to mission agencies and other organizations that facilitate BAM workers, short-term or long term. This consultation initiative is intended to be a research, discovery and beta test for best marketing practices to attract Christian business people to the missions movement.
For more than 10 years Finishers has been matching second-career adults, mostly boomers, into the 100+ agencies that have used Finishers to assist in their recruiting efforts. Finishers Project sponsors events for mid-life adults as well as connecting people via the Internet. The number and caliber of qualified, spiritually-mature people submitting a profile on the FP website has been rising.