Last week I published some thoughts on failing, a post to myself but probably words many need to hear. As always I had more experience failing this week. If this had happened to me even just a couple weeks ago I would have described it as a "disaster". Here is the story: The Business Development … Continue reading What happens when we get back up, part 2
Author: Brian Valois
What happens when we get back up
I've written on failure before. I will write about it again. It's something I'm good at (failing that is). I write on failing because I need the reminder that there are two options when we fail. Option A) stay down, option B) get back up. I am not good at getting back up. So I'm … Continue reading What happens when we get back up
Thank you to everyone who made it out for my ordination service. If you didn't make it you can watch the video below. If you want to skip to where I came on to speak then go to the last twenty minutes or so. Special thank you to Mike Plunket who gave the charge. It … Continue reading Thank you!
In Remembrance of Coach Young
Some people leave a much larger impact on us than the average person. It seems that God uses them to show the depth of his grace for us. Through simple interactions, our wounds are somehow smaller after crossing their path than they had been. Where hurt and brokenness once where there is now hope and … Continue reading In Remembrance of Coach Young
What is the Envision Atlanta Business Development Team?
Here is a brief description of what the team I lead is and what we are trying to create. "Whatever you do, do it enthusiastically, as something done for the Lord and not for men..." - Colossians 3:23 HCSB (EA Business Development theme verse). The Business Development Team exists to help Envision Atlanta reach its … Continue reading What is the Envision Atlanta Business Development Team?
How have you been failing today?
The day started off very poorly for me. I was still stressed about a lost check I found out about the night before and I had just realized gaping wholes in one of my many areas of responsibilities...donation tracking. Photo by Quino Al on Unsplash Some of you know that my main job with Envision Atlanta is Business Development … Continue reading How have you been failing today?
How it all began…
This is where it all began and why I get to work with refugees in Clarkston, GA. For those of you who support my work with prayer or through funding, this is why I'm doing what I do. If you want to become part of my support network click on "partner" from the menu above, … Continue reading How it all began…
6 Months later…
It's hard to believe I'm six months into my work with Envision Atlanta. Emotionally I've been all over the place through this part of the journey. I've had easy days and hard days, ups and downs. Somethings have been easy and some things have been hard. Most of you who follow my blog either pray … Continue reading 6 Months later…
Envision Atlanta Update #1
Thank you all who have been following my blog and praying for me and Envision Atlanta. This post is an update post and specifically for my blog post "What New Beginnings Look Like". If you haven't read that post, I would encourage you to start there and then hop back here. Our future ministry center … Continue reading Envision Atlanta Update #1
Missions According to Children
After six months of startup, Pete Brokopp, my boss has finally moved to town. We've been busy trying to get ready for our first teams to come to Atlanta so we can teach them what we know about missions in your own back yard. To make this happen we've been working on contracts for our … Continue reading Missions According to Children