The credit belongs to the man who is actually
in the arena; whose face is marred by sweat and dust and blood; who errs and comes short again and again; who knows the great
enthusiasms, the great devotions and spends himself in worthy causes;
who at the best, knows in the end the
triumph of high achievement, and who at worst if he fails,
least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory
...by Theodore Roosevelt
Did you know? That so much old growth timber had been cut by 1891 that the
Federal Timber Reserve Act was implemented to protect a portion of the remaining old growth.
And that President Teddy Roosevelt, a true conservationist, created what
was known as
"the midnight reserves" on his last days in office in 1907 to protect
dream beautiful dreams
to strive for them with all your heart.
take your talents & use them wisely and well.
love, to laugh, to give with joy
to look forward to each tomorrow...
is what it is to truly live.
Our Business Model
Jesus said “You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you to go and bear fruit—fruit
that will last. Then the father will give you whatever you ask in my name. This is my command: Love each other.” (John , 17 NIV)
“We commit ourselves to bearing “fruit that will last” through::
·Leading and serving
·Looking for the
good in all people
for purpose and meaning
…for our workers and their families, our
customers and vendors, and our local ministries.
Our Core Values
As Christian stewards, we base our relationships and the action of our companies and
employees on five core values:
LOVE. God has destined us in love (Ephesians 1:4-5) Live life as God’s beloved son/daughter.
COMMUNITY. Everything in the cosmos is connected (Col-20) Teach,
model and reward teamwork.
RESPECT. All people are created in God's image (Genesis ) Look for the good in all people, especially those now marginalized.
COMPASSION. God rules with compassion (Luke -48) Empower one another in service to the common good.
PURPOSE. God has a purpose for the world and for every person in it (1 Cor: 12) Find ways to help individuals and institutions discover and