Surrender In All Things

Be Ready. Keep the fight. Victory. Sermon excerpt from June 2018. Watch the full sermon at https://vimeo.com/273776551.  

David Wise Road to Gold

David Wise is, and has been, the best halfpipe skier in the world . . . ever! A second gold medal at this year’s Olympics solidifies his legend. He is the Shaun White of halfpipe skiing, the Lindsay Vonn, the Bode Miller . . . you get the point. David’s second road to gold was anything but easy –…

Raped and Locked-up

Nate lives in your city.  His elbows are weeping puss from dragging himself around.  His legs are crippled from abuse and neglect.  His psyche is battered and confused.  His body is weak from malnutrition. Nate has been raped repeatedly and has been locked up in a closet.  This is where social services found him.  He…

Motorcycle Crash Anniversary

“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” ~ Lao Tzu Exactly 365 days ago, to this very minute, I was hurling through the air and tumbling on pavement. I do not remember…

#WorkJoy on the Tarmac

At Slingshot Group we care about joy at work and do all we can to help make it a reality. And we love hearing how others feel about it too!

A New Book for You and My Daughter

By Jay Stearley Becoming a father changes many things. And I wish to be a good one. Part of this means to pass down stories and the good news of Jesus to my daughter. I knew much of this would happen throughout life with her, but what if I die before she ages? Therefore, several…

Crazy Horse to Worm Succession

By Jay Stearley Most every organization will face the challenge of leadership succession at some point in its history. How succession is managed, and the people transitioning, will result in either disaster or success. And much is always at stake. Every situation and culture are unique, and there are multiple ways to go about succession….

Introducing Upwards Forward

It was mid-December and the first sunny day in weeks. I had been excitedly waiting for a complimentary day to ride my motorcycle to work. The mountains glowed with fresh white snow. The streets were finally dry. The 16 degree Fahrenheit air felt invigorating as it moved past my body. It was absolutely beautiful! And…