Most of us have battled the feeling that there’s “never enough” in some aspect of our lives…whether it’s money, time, relationships or margin. In times of loss and pain, we wonder what the secret is to accessing the abundance that Jesus promises. The God Guarantee transforms how you see the seemingly broken and hopeless areas of life and invites you to a new experience of God’s provision…in the 4-part pattern that is revealed in the book and course.
A good challenge to all of us longing to serve God but finding ourselves in places of fear of truly following Him. Through biblical examples and personal stories, Jack explains the goodness of God’s design and our need to resist the mentality of scarcity in our lives. The God Guarantee is an excellent read for those wanting to go deeper in generosity, vulnerability and community.
My wife and I were so blessed by this book and are recommending it to all our leaders. When you get trapped in your false self and in a scarcity mindset, life quickly loses its purpose and your vision becomes small. This book helps open up the heart and mind to the amazing capacity of everything God has made and God’s desire to see us flourish.
Jack understands the hidden motivation behind our actions of generosity or lack thereof. He takes you though his story and journey of discovery of what makes a successful steward in God’s economy. Jack lives his message and speaks volumes in a humble voice. This is a ‘must read’ for men and women serious about their goal of hearing the words “well done, good and faithful servant.”
Jack has been featured on FamilyLife Today, In The Market with Janet Parshall, Leadership Network, and numerous radio shows and podcasts. Tim Keller invited Jack to be keynote speaker at Redeemer Church’s annual Entrepreneurship Forum and he has spoken at events and conferences for Cru, North American Mission Board, National Christian Foundation, Souly Business, Generous Giving, the Annual Prayer Breakfast in Atlanta, Kingdom Advisors, and Crown Ministries.
God has guided Jack’s spiritual journey through challenging seasons in the wilderness, as well as times of great hope and joy. Jack lost his father at age 9 and he came to faith in his 20’s at a small church in Australia.
As an entrepreneur, Jack has cofounded and built business services and technology companies ranging from 4 to 6,000 employees. Trained as a CPA, Jack began his career with international accounting firm, Arthur Andersen. He was then hired to cofound BCD Travel and TRX, which grew to over 6,000 employees and $350 million in revenues. Both companies enjoyed recurring appearances on the Inc. 500 and won awards for innovation.
As CEO of BCD Travel from 1987 to 2002, Jack led the organization as it grew to the 2nd largest corporate travel company in the U.S. Simultaneously, Jack acquired a technology firm, TRX, which created transaction-processing software for the travel industry. Under his leadership, TRX grew from just 4 programmers to over 1,000 employees and generated more than $50 million in revenue. TRX helped launch Expedia in 1996 and grew to process over 100 million travel transactions per year. TRX was ultimately purchased by Concur.
In 1999, Ernst & Young awarded Jack the National Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Principle Centered Leadership and Business Travel News selected Jack six times as one of the top 25 most influential executives in the travel and hospitality industries. In 2005 the Georgia Center for Opportunity awarded Jack the Family Honors Award as a businessperson who made a positive impact on the American family.
From 2005-2010, Jack served as either CEO or Vice Chairman for several software businesses, leading corporate transformation across diverse industries, including: architectural software company, Tectonic; Last Minute Tee-Times; and apartment revenue management software company, The Rainmaker Group.
Jack is a graduate of Duke University. He and his wife, Lisa, have been married for over 37 years and have three grown sons and five grandchildren.