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Tom Basson

Higher Purpose

Tom Basson shares his recipe on how to make an impact in your community through entrepreneurship and skills development.

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Tom Basson is the pastor of Grace Family Church, a multi-campus megachurch in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. Passionate about working with and around people, he holds a degree in physiotherapy from the University of Cape Town, as well as a Masters of Theology from Tabor College, Australia. In addition to his regular preaching role, Tom also speaks widely to other churches, schools, and businesses. He has a popular blog which is read by thousands internationally, has been translated into several languages, and printed in numerous magazines and publications.


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About This Recipe


Finding meaning and purpose in what you do is essential to building a sustainable personal and business life. But often, the only way to attain meaning and purpose is through hardship - something entrepreneurs know a lot about. Pastor Tom Basson is head of Grace Family Church, a congregation that not only acknowledges but honours the difficult process of attaining higher purpose. In 10 impassioned bites, he explains how he and his church are making an impact in their community through entrepreneurship and skills development. 

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Tom is a gifted communicator, known for his enthusiasm, authenticity and humour. As a pastor, physiotherapist, and elite athlete, Tom is passionate about living “healthy and whole” – mind, body and soul – and helping others to do the same. In addition to his regular preaching role, Tom has spoken widely to other churches, schools, and businesses. In this recipe, Tom explains the work his church is doing to support entrepreneurship in their community.


Learn from someone who speaks from a position of real authority, perspective and experience.


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This entrepreneurial micro-course will take you only a few minutes per day (or you can binge if you want to). Feel free to skip around and please let us know what you think. 

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