Along with serving great coffee right in my backyard, one of the things I love about 1000 Hills Coffee is the driving message behind their business. Jonathan Golden (Roswell, GA), their founder, started the company after being moved by the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. In fact, it “led Golden to start a coffee company that pays a fair wage to the farmers of Rwanda, helps them with their basic needs, and brings a quality product to coffee lovers.” Great coffee from a great company? Yes, please!
In the video below, Golden shares an important message about how we as Christians share the gospel:
“Every once in a while, God give us something big to do, but every day he gives us something small to do. Those small things make a difference.” – Jonathan Golden
I tend to forget the little things do make a difference — little things like drinking a cup of coffee. Not even where the coffee comes from, but also who I’m drinking it with (my wife, a friend, a coworker?). A few months ago Jen and I started a weekly Thursday AM “coffee date” — a standing 30 minutes each week to connect, catch-up, and talk about what’s on our minds… all over a good cup of joe. :) There have been mornings where we’re dead tired, but have tried to stay disciplined knowing that God will honor those ‘little times’.