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Visiting an ICE Detention Center

A stunning rainbow lights up the brooding sky above the Northwest Detention Center. It’s been more than a year since my friend was free. I want to see him before Christmas. I walk past a barbed wire fence to the… Continue Reading →

Investing in Outcomes Money Can’t Buy – Memoirs of a Venture Calvinist (Part 4 of 4)

Image by Ervins Strauhmanis, CC2.0 As described in What I Hope To Do, I believe one of the greatest experiences a person can have is an unquenchable desire for God, which finds in Him more love, satisfaction and joy than… Continue Reading →

The Journey of Faith – Memoirs of a Venture Calvinist (Part 3 of 3)

Captain’s Log, March 12, 2014 AD After a challenging 5 months, the motivational actuators are back online and we are resuming progress on our voyage. To my surprise, the most difficult part of the adventure so far has been maintaining… Continue Reading →

What I hope to do – Memoirs of a Venture Calvinist (Part 2 of 3)

What is the most amazing, delightful, life-changing product, service or experience you can think of? Take your time… The Life-Changing Product I believe there is nothing more satisfying or delightful than to know the vast riches of God’s love for… Continue Reading →

Why I left Amazon – Memoirs of a Venture Calvinist (Part 1 of 3)

In his¬†commencement speech at Princeton¬†renowned entrepreneur¬†Jeff Bezos challenged the graduating students: How will you use your gifts? What choices will you make? Will you choose a life of ease, or a life of service and adventure? Will you wilt under… Continue Reading →

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