Category Archives: Family Leadership

The Circle Maker

When you dream big, pray hard, and think long, there is nothing God cannot do Continue reading

Posted in Family Leadership | Tagged , | Comments Off on The Circle Maker

Art Briles Symbolizes the Loss of Innocence for College Athletics

The loss of Art Briles symbolizes a much bigger loss – a recognition of the loss of innocence for college athletics. Continue reading

Posted in Family Leadership | Tagged , | Comments Off on Art Briles Symbolizes the Loss of Innocence for College Athletics

We Are a Treasure Bearer

Imagine with me for a moment that you were on a trek deep in the mist-veiled Llanganates mountain range between the Andes and the Amazon.  You have heard the stories of this lost treasure of Inca gold and on your … Continue reading

Posted in Family Leadership | Comments Off on We Are a Treasure Bearer

Theology in Manufacturing

Manufacturing requires and exercises the characteristics uniquely created by God in man and gives us the privilege to reflect His glory back to Him through our achievement. Continue reading

Posted in Family Leadership, Manufacturing | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Theology in Manufacturing

Big Sky Backpacking

One of the great privileges a father has is to give his blessing to his son or daughter. To memorialize the fact that your love for them is beyond circumstances or performance. To celebrate their practice of making good choices that follow the values that you have taught and modeled for them. Continue reading

Posted in Family Adventures, Family Leadership, Family Vision, Mission, Core Values, Meet the Applegates, Rites of Passage | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Big Sky Backpacking

Boaz Demonstrates How to Develop High Performance Companies Through Culture, Leadership and Management

The story tells us that Boaz was a man of great wealth and owned the field they were harvesting. He could have been at the house and let the servants do the work, but he was in the fields with the workers. He could have called his field supervisors to his office and give them instruction, but he went out to the field where the work was being done. Continue reading

Posted in Family Leadership | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Boaz Demonstrates How to Develop High Performance Companies Through Culture, Leadership and Management

Jesus is Calling Your “NAME!”: Replacing Chaos with Truth in the Midst of Life’s Trainwreck

Replacing anxiety and uncertainty with truth and hope Continue reading

Posted in Family Leadership | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Jesus is Calling Your “NAME!”: Replacing Chaos with Truth in the Midst of Life’s Trainwreck

Our Life Is Our Ministry – Considerations For Workplace Ministry, Part IV

I am going to share a few illustrations from my own experience in hopes that it may give you practical examples of how you can demonstrate characteristics of a Christ follower in the places you work. Keep in mind that there is not one “right” way to live our your Christian faith in the workplace Continue reading

Posted in Family Leadership, Family Vision, Mission, Core Values | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Our Life Is Our Ministry – Considerations For Workplace Ministry, Part IV

Our Life Is Our Ministry – Considerations for Workplace Ministry, Part III

I would submit that there is no “one size fits all” approach to properly being a disciple of Christ in the workplace. The position you hold in the company, the culture in which you operate, the size of the company, the rules of the company, the people in which you work, and the influence that you have all impact the way you should act. Continue reading

Posted in Family Leadership, Family Vision, Mission, Core Values | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Our Life Is Our Ministry – Considerations for Workplace Ministry, Part III

Our Life Is Our Ministry – Considerations For Workplace Ministry, Part II

This week I had the opportunity to share with another Christian business owner how God provided for our business in ways nothing short of miraculous. I shared my vision and confidence for the future that involved a belief that God is actively involved in shaping the future. He looked at me as if he did not understand. Continue reading

Posted in Family Leadership, Meet the Applegates | Tagged , | Comments Off on Our Life Is Our Ministry – Considerations For Workplace Ministry, Part II