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

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…

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

Praise in the refiner’s fire… the craftsman’s glory!

Utilize the fire that refines… It is to the praise of the craftsman’s glory, that his works are subjected to refining fires. The craftsman knows what is latent within and seeks to purify and refine – until its beauty is plainly seen by all. His workmanship is destined to be refined and purified, that its … Continue reading Praise in the refiner’s fire… the craftsman’s glory!

could have, would have, should have…

You’ll have to bear with me… The reality of a boy growing up in a Christian home, desperately desiring to be a college football player, surrendering to Christ in my final college days, and then serving as a youth pastor before being called into the vocation of mini-mill textiles is a strange thing to unpack.  … Continue reading could have, would have, should have…

Developing A Visual Notebook…

Maybe you don’t see yourself as much of a craftsman, or even an apprentice. We all have to start somewhere. What is the goal that you have in mind? Part of this blog is “card catalog” of sorts for videos curated from YouTube that are worth checking out as part of a visual notebook. Bill … Continue reading Developing A Visual Notebook…