Through the Lens: A photographer’s observations of Kingdom Growers

The coffee fields were still vast and beautiful. The children were still curious about visitors. But for James Townsend, something had changed in Honduras since his last visit. The people seemed different. “They seemed more excited,” he said, describing Cultivadores del Reino farmers. That’s the cooperative from which Kingdom Growers buys its Honduran coffee. James … Continue reading Through the Lens: A photographer’s observations of Kingdom Growers

“Our”: The dirty word of direct trade

It only takes three letters to harm a business partnership in a developing country: O-U-R. Our. Mirriam-Webster Definition--“relating to or belonging to us: made or done by us.” The word “our” is a possessive pronoun, and the last thing the Kingdom Growers Coffee Company wants to be is possessive. KG has no right to use the … Continue reading “Our”: The dirty word of direct trade

4 Verses to Guide a Kingdom-Focused Business

Many Christian businesses mean well—but physical and spiritual lives don’t improve through good intentions alone. If you are a Christian business owner who wants to strengthen poor economies while sharing the Gospel, you must be honest. You must be humble. You must view the people you “help” as equals. You must dig into the Bible … Continue reading 4 Verses to Guide a Kingdom-Focused Business

Meet the Team: Ben Morgan—Operations Manager

In 2014, Ben Morgan, our operations manager, spent four months in Siquatepeque, Honduras. He walked up dirt roads and slugged through coffee fields. He shared family meals with locals and asked farmers about their crops. He participated in conversations about Jesus Christ. He watched life happen. As he watched, Ben saw how a simple coffee … Continue reading Meet the Team: Ben Morgan—Operations Manager