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Jon Stolpe Stretched · 2d ago

Building a Dynamic Marriage

A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day. Andre Maurois Marriage requires effort, intentional actions, and the support of others. Leanne and I have watched and wept...
Jon Stolpe Stretched · 1W ago

Everybody Needs a Helping Hand – #Mastermind

“Oh I get by with a little help from my friends…” With a Little Help From My Friends (Billy Shears) When you read the lyrics to this song made popular by Joe Cocker and The Beatles, you can ...
Jon Stolpe Stretched · 2W ago

Hope Rises From The Dust #Guatemala2017

Sometimes we find ourselves in desperate situations. It seems like there is no hope, no future, and no prospect of things getting any better. As I was going through old emails today, I disco...
Jon Stolpe Stretched · 2W ago

It’s Time To Join My Mastermind

“If you find you are weak in persistence, surround yourself with a Mastermind Group.” Napolean Hill (Think and Grow Rich) A few years ago, I joined a mastermind group for entrepreneurs.  Thi...
Jon Stolpe Stretched · 2W ago

Following The Great Commission #ShortTermMissions

“The Great Commission is not an option to be considered; it is a command to be obeyed.” James Hudson Taylor Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told th...
Jon Stolpe Stretched · 2W ago

There’s No Place Like Home – Thoughts on Phil Olson and Other Things

Going home and spending time with your family and your real friends keeps you grounded. Jennifer Ellison There’s no place like home! Yesterday, I took the day off of work.  Leanne and I had ...
Jon Stolpe Stretched · 2W ago

8 Weeks to Exit – A Conversation with Ellory Wells

Have you ever wanted to start an online business but you didn’t know quite where to start?  Have you ever thought about the possibility of becoming an entrepreneur? Have you ever wanted to s...
Jon Stolpe Stretched · 3W ago

4 Lessons From My Recent Failure

“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” Henry Ford This month I failed. At the end of July, I signed up for Ellory Wells’ 31 Day Writing Challenge w...
Jon Stolpe Stretched · 1M ago

Love > Hate #Charlottesville

We love because he first loved us.  Whoever claims to love God yet hates a brother or sister is a liar. For whoever does not love their brother and sister, whom they have seen, cannot love G...
Jon Stolpe Stretched · 1M ago

Recalibrating Your Dreams and Desires #ShortTermMissions

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. Harriet Tubman When I wa...