Help us launch a social purpose business that creates relationships across racial divides

In Identity Mapping terminology, a “collaboration project” is when you are stepping into your calling but need others to help you do it. Here is a big collaboration project that I’m stepping into and need help accomplishing. Already many people have stepped up to help. My church, Redeemer Redmond, has given $2,500 through our deaconContinue reading “Help us launch a social purpose business that creates relationships across racial divides”

Meet Tiffany Clark: Faith of a Mustard Seed Launch Team Member #7+

We are super excited to have Tiffany Clark joining us in Indy. I met Tiffany when I served as a pastor at Green Lake Presbyterian Church and she was a college student at the University of Washington. We reconnected a couple of weeks ago when she bought a painting at Jackie’s Big Art Sale andContinue reading “Meet Tiffany Clark: Faith of a Mustard Seed Launch Team Member #7+”

SEVEN…The team going to Indy and God’s answer of my prayer

A couple days ago I wrote this on facebook: “A month from today, on September 12 seven men will join me in Indy to plant a mustard seed to build friendship across racial divides by working on a common cause: to empower African Americans through home and business ownership. Our pilot project is the restorationContinue reading “SEVEN…The team going to Indy and God’s answer of my prayer”

Letter to “Pilot” Faith of a Mustard Seed Work Team

Here’s a letter I wrote this morning to a group of men who are considering joining our first Faith of a Mustard Seed work team. My dream is to take seven men from the Northwest with me, and team up with other men in Indy. We have room for a couple of more men. DoContinue reading “Letter to “Pilot” Faith of a Mustard Seed Work Team”

F.O.M.’s first official project: Creation of a “Home Base” of operations

In previous posts I’ve shared about my friendship with Donteau Gladney and our dream to create Faith of a Mustard Seed’s (F.o.M.) a social purpose business that would empower people of color in Indianapolis through home and business ownership. We’ve asked you to consider standing with us in this initiative. I’ve laid the executive summaryContinue reading “F.O.M.’s first official project: Creation of a “Home Base” of operations”

Here I Stand: Imago Dei

Yesterday morning at our church’s men’s prayer time, we had an excellent discussion of Genesis 1:27, one of the foundational passages of the Bible on the dignity and status of all persons. “So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.” WeContinue reading “Here I Stand: Imago Dei”

Faith of a Mustard Seed Business Plan

The Need Indianapolis, IN, has a history of racism. Indianapolis was once the hub of the KKK. Crispus Attucks High School was built to be an all-black public high school partly because some white residents of the city did not want their children to attend an integrated high school. It was built in the areaContinue reading “Faith of a Mustard Seed Business Plan”

Will You Stand With Us?

In a previous post I shared about my friend Donteau Gladney, Sr. and a decision I made to stand with him on a project that he and I have talked about, dreamed of, and planned for many years. The last two weeks we’ve talked about the details of the business plan. ll share more detailsContinue reading “Will You Stand With Us?”