Thoughts & Stories From The Journey

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    Hunting for a Legend

    “What was your dad like?” Perhaps it’s the question I most fear and most hope will be asked of my kids when they are old. Apprehension had already staked a claim as I prepared for this exploit into the unknown. Poring over maps of sheer high mountain desert escarpments suggested this adventure might be more...

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    New Podcasts from Other Platforms

    I’ve had the privilege of featuring the mission and message of Become Good Soil and Becoming a King on over 50 different podcast platforms this past year. My intention was to offer authentically, allowing each conversation to be led by the Spirit and have a unique character based on the host and the platform.  Here...

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    Anxiety to Peace [video]

    “It is profound how different our experiences can be inside our own skin. When it comes to sensations in the body, we are not on a level playing field. To love and be loved, to know and be known, it’s so important that we practice story-informed relating with ourselves and each other. Jesus is the...

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    Chainsaw Art with Joel Mitchell [video]

    “It may be that when we no longer know what to do we have come to our real work, and that when we no longer know which way to go we have come to our real journey. The mind that is not baffled is not employed. The impeded stream is the one that sings…” Wendell...

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    BGS Intensive 2021 – Now Accepting Applications

    The Become Good Soil Intensive is one of our premier leadership training events and has been catalytic for men from around the globe for over a decade.  Each Intensive is built on the foundation of the previous ones, and we are thrilled to announce that this upcoming event will offer an unprecedented 1:1 facilitator-to-participant ratio....

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    The Kingdom of God Is Like a Hot Tub

    “We can see God in everything and miss him in anything.”  –Ken Helser, A Place for the Heart I had heard the story a dozen times. But every time, through tears, I found myself doing the math.  Every week… Every year… For more than ten years…  That’s got to be hundreds of times… The first...

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