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The enduring bastion of good business

Hope. Peace. Love. Joy. These are what you will find at the core of good business. These are things that are handcrafted by the Lord in the hearts of those who have delighted themselves in Him! Psalm 37 stands firm as the enduring bastion of those on the front lines of good business. They are … Continue reading The enduring bastion of good business

Cotton Core To Your Door

Cotton core to your door goes back over a decade. It was early fall in 2008 when a new tool showed up at our mill. It was the Rug Yarn Maker from Belfast Mini Mills LTD. Two years later it was 25% of our business revenue. By 2013 the “trend” was generating an average of … Continue reading Cotton Core To Your Door

The coming storm of business…

This post was originally written on Facebook back in December 2009… When it comes to the coming storm of business, what is the condition of the household you have built? Does it weather the storm? These are “Joshua moments” in our world – “as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord”! Throughout … Continue reading The coming storm of business…

When the end is near…

Times like these tend to challenge our worldview… Henry David Thoreau once said, “It’s not what you look at, it’s what you see”. When the end is near, which now feels closer than our skin, it forces us to look at things anew. Our worldview focuses our eyes and our ears acutely. In this post, … Continue reading When the end is near…

AFMN Summit 2020 Ticket Sales Launch Today!

The AFMN Summit 2020 is here!!! I’ve been waiting for this day to arrive for almost a whole year! Last year at the summit we agreed to appoint a board and officially make the Artisan Fiber Mill Network a nonprofit organization and form a charter. And this summer at the summit they are going to … Continue reading AFMN Summit 2020 Ticket Sales Launch Today!

Peter Drucker’s foresight…

I first read this quote that Peter Drucker wrote back in 2000 in the book Essentialism by McKeown… “In a few hundred years, when the history of our time will be written from a long-term perspective, it is likely that the most important event historians will see is not technology, not the Internet, not e-commerce. … Continue reading Peter Drucker’s foresight…

A call to engage the Husbandry of God…

There is a great tug of war going on between the industry of man vs. the husbandry of God. In a recent post, called scarcity vs. flourishing, I referred to it as “industrial vs out-of-the-dust-real”. This narrative is imperative to understand if we want to have a proper relationship between God, creation, and man. Engaging … Continue reading A call to engage the Husbandry of God…

An Apprentice of the Master Craftsman

In this post, I will be drilling down into what is at the core of being an apprentice of the Master Craftsman. I have always tried to write in the dirt of the earth while breathing the fresh air of heaven. My chief desire is as the Lord taught us to pray. “Your kingdom come, … Continue reading An Apprentice of the Master Craftsman