Opening Doors for Vancouver's Homeless Youth

Back in 2015, a mutual friend of Dave Ash and myself invited us to join him in Covenant House Vancouver’s Sleep Out: Executive Edition. That was the first time I’d experienced what it’s like to actually “live” on the street...

Protecting Pachamama for Our Children

“...my eyes were open now. I could see what the Andeans and other indigenous peoples had been predicting for thousands of years: the need for balance between our modern world and its technology and the natural world and its wisdom.”

A FEW WORDS FROM VERNE HARNISH

"After almost being shot down by FARC guerrillas on the Venezuela-Colombia border and being forced to escape Egypt while working for his father's oil spill contingency planning company, Nigel Bennett decided to break away and start Aqua-Guard Spill Response." Read more....

LEAPwise: Time for Raising Global Citizens

When our kids were very young, we chose to focus on raising good global citizens. So we invested in giving our children experiences of the world...

EPIC ADVENTURE: INTO AFRICA Pt 2

EPIC ADVENTURE: INTO AFRICA 2018  part 2

Some days I have to pinch myself when I wake up just to make sure I’m not dreaming the adventures in my life. That’s what I did the morning we left the Maasai people and the ecolodge where we had been staying to begin our trip from Kenya into Ethiopia....

EPIC ADVENTURE: INTO AFRICA 2018 part 1

EPIC ADVENTURE: INTO AFRICA 2018 part 1

My family was extremely fortunate to be invited on an epic adventure to visit a remote tribe in Africa early this year. We jumped at the chance, of course...

It's Here!!!

Or, rather, it’s available!

You can now order Take That Leap: Risking It All For What REALLY Matters at Amazon.com.

Grateful for It All

Life never should be easy.

For some, this can be a very hard idea to accept.

As for me, I’ve been privileged over the past three years to have a chance to deeply reflect on my life while writing "Take that Leap: Risking It All for What Really Matters” 

COVENANT HOUSE SLEEP-OUT

So pleased to report that, with your support, Rieko and I have exceeded our fundraising goal for the annual Executive Sleep-out as of noon today.

RULEBREAKER

Just accepted an award at NextCon on behalf of Aqua-Guard Spill Response. Our company was chosen from over 2,000 from across North America to be recognized for game-changing innovation in the area of protecting the planet’s greatest resource—water—from oil spills.