TAKING THE LONG VIEW

TAKING THE LONG VIEW

“Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” (Hebrews 11:1 ESV) As you read through Hebrews 11 you see sentences like this: “By faith so and so did such and such” that was completely out of the ordinary and sometimes even...
OPEN NETWORK: GREG’S GROWTH PROJECTIONS

OPEN NETWORK: GREG’S GROWTH PROJECTIONS

Venture Capital Firms When Ben Horowitz sent a text message to Marc Andreessen about starting a new kind of venture capital firm, Andreessen replied that he had been thinking about the same thing. Andreessen Horowitz, affectionately known as “A16Z,” decided to take a...
MARKETING – GOD VS. US

MARKETING – GOD VS. US

For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters. And those he predestined, he also called; those he called, he also justified; those he justified, he also glorified....
ON RAISING CHILDREN

ON RAISING CHILDREN

If you know my sons, you know I’ve been blessed with two very different boys. Both are walking with Jesus and striving to serve Him, yet in very different ways and locations. On the topic of raising children, I was asked recently, “What is the secret to raising...
LAUNCHING A BUSINESS (Building a Business Plan, Part 4)

LAUNCHING A BUSINESS (Building a Business Plan, Part 4)

  This is the fourth in a series of 5 on writing business plans. Journeys do not always go as planned. It is about taking one step at a time. Solomon speaks to this when he wrote, “We can make our plans, but the Lord determines our steps” (Proverbs 16:9, NLT)....
COMMON BUSINESS PLAN MISTAKES (Building a Business Plan, Part 3)

COMMON BUSINESS PLAN MISTAKES (Building a Business Plan, Part 3)

This is the third part in a series of 5 on writing business plans. >Wise planning will watch over you. Understanding will keep you safe. (Proverbs 2:11, NLT) Getting ready to start your business requires planning—doing research in your field.  Market research is...