Five Articles I Sent My Staff This Week
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller

As a staff, we are committed to learning and growing, both professionally and personally. One of the ways we do that is by reading. Below are some of the most current things we’re reading together. If you’re in need of something great to read this weekend, start here. These Four Character Flaws Can Kill Your […]

The Real Danger of Getting Revenge
Dean Nelson
By Dean Nelson

I have a friend who rides bikes. Expensive bikes. Ultra-light bikes. And you know what the rule is about bikes, right? The lighter they are, the more expensive they are. My friend’s bikes cost many thousands of dollars. We both live in San Diego, where there are some great bike trails. He can go inland […]

One Thing We Often Forget About Creating A Masterpiece
Hillary Rector
By Hillary Rector

For the past few years I’ve been planting vegetable gardens in our yard each spring. I’m far from an expert, but I’m learning more every year. Any practical lesson I learn about how to best take care of my plants is almost always a figurative lesson for how to take care of the rest of […]

How A “Step of Faith” Might Look Different Than You Imagined
JJ Peterson
By JJ Peterson

We often talk about “taking a step of faith.” The context seems to refer to a moment of strength where, after a long time of processing, praying, and sweating through the options, we muster up the fortitude to confidently step out and trust we won’t slip. Sure, there is trepidation and fear. But we usually […]