Joy in Giving

Joy in Giving

We can’t control our circumstances, but we can control our attitude. Are you experiencing joy in your giving? Right now, my team and my wife are in a meeting that they do every single month. Inside of our company, we take 10% of gross first-year profits and put...
Q2 Ministry Spotlight : Amor

Q2 Ministry Spotlight : Amor

To continue our focus on this wonderful ministry that is near and dear to our team, Amor, we want to share a more formal introduction from the ministry itself. Amor was founded in 1980 by Scott and Gayla Congdon with the goal of serving the local church and keeping...
Ministry Spotlight: Amor

Ministry Spotlight: Amor

8 years ago, Eric and Angel were looking for a way to take their family on a mission trip.  They kept running into an issue because at the time their youngest, Gracyn was 7.  Most places wanted your child to be 10 or older to participate and they really wanted the...
Giving with Intention: Will God show up?

Giving with Intention: Will God show up?

Today it is tempting to stay in fear. It is easy to become anxious. We discover the antidote as we turn our attention outside of our situation. Finding a path to peace and certainty involves looking where most will ignore. GENEROSITY. Generosity is God’s secret...
Recklessly Faithful

Recklessly Faithful

While it is 100% true that I am here to share the story of Paradiem’s Employee Giving Fund (I promise, we are getting there!!), it is important to understand that this is not just the story of Paradiem, but the story of Eric and I.  It is the story of our upbringings;...
Life-changing moments.

Life-changing moments.

Life-changing moments. We all have them.  Some are predictable—meeting your spouse, encountering your children for the first time, perhaps even the death of a loved one. Some are completely unpredictable. This is the story of one of those.  A completely unpredictable,...