Did you know that the service and retail industry, particularly in California, was one of the most decimated sectors of business in the United States due to the severe and extended lockdowns and restrictions placed on small businesses in California?
Did you also know that Sidecar Doughnuts, a rapidly growing and innovative service based company in Southern California, thrived and grew in 2020 despite those conditions?
In this episode of The Love Cast With Jamal, I had a wide ranging interview with Sidecar Doughnuts Founder & President Sumter Pendegrast about his life, his spiritual deconstruction, and his career as an entrepreneur. Success leaves clues, and I guarantee you there will be nuggets of gold for you in this conversation. Give this episode a careful listen.
Did you know that for many people in Jesus' day, his message was pretty lame and unconvincing?
Did you know that his message of internal empowerment seemed to invalidate the powerlessness and victim identity that many had adopted for their lives?
Jesus' refusal to scapegoat the powerful political leaders of his day for the suffering of the people, and his embrace of the 'ordinary' abundance of nature as a metaphor for the 'kingdom' that the people were longing for, was too un-dramatic for the masses. Give this episode a careful listen...