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My Mission Statement

Abiding in God’s love, Jim Olsen will be engaged & active, as a (1) serving christian, (2) loving family man, (3) nurturing teacher, (4) contributing scholar, and  (5) competing athlete, mutually respecting, affirming, & serving others to empower others.

I am blessed to be a blessing.

I will be authentic, responsible, and serve.

Tagline: Responsibly serving.

Motto: Love – Learn – Engage – Empower

My Goal: My desire is insight, understanding, discernment, and wisdom so that I can be empowered to empower others.

I Believe

Happiness is the building up
of vital relationships
based on faith and family
in a life dedicated to service.
Happiness is the exercise
of one’s vital abilities
along lines of excellence
in a life that affords them scope.


Micah 6:8 He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God. (NIV)

1. Christian: facets: A.make disciples for Jesus Christ. B. Serve. C. Be a Servant Leader. D.Education of me and others. E.Work to be a good steward.

My goal for my life is to believe, through worship, belong, through fellowship, and become, through discipleship, service, and evangelism.

5 M’s: I desire to be (5 M’s) a Magnifier (of God’s glory and power), Member (of the church, a community of believers), Model (of a life Christ would have us lead), Minister (meeting the needs of other people), and Missionary (going into all the world and making disciples of Jesus Christ).  This is a summary of Rick Warren’s Purpose-Driven Life book.

Family member

2. Family man: facets: A.be a worthy partner & companion B.provide a loving foundation C.be a servant leader.


3. Teacher: facets: A.be one who enables & empowers others


5. Athlete: facets: A.have fun B.maintain a healthy body


4. Scholar: facets: A.gain insight, understanding, discernment, and wisdom. B. Publish B1. articles; B2. Book; B3. app.

Past Affirmations

Trending now (for me 🙂  Curate (select, organize, and look after the items in [a collection or exhibition]), actuate (to move to action), and perspective (a particular attitude toward or way of regarding something; a point of view // True understanding of the relative importance of things; a sense of proportion)