More than great products – great people

  Six years ago Narrow Gate had a crazy idea.  We were a local non-profit focused on discipleship of young men ages 18-25 and God was definitely at work in these young men creating life-long transformation.  As these young men graduated from their 8-month discipleship experience at Narrow Gate Lodge, many chose to go back … Continued

Kenny Bowling 40 Under 40: Raising Up The Next Generation Of Woodworkers

  We are SO excited to announce that our very own Kenny Bowling has been named one of Woodworking Networks 2020 40 Under 40 Honorees! All honorees were selected because of their accomplishments in productivity, profitability, social good, ingenuity, innovation, peer inspiration, product development, and organizational leadership and we believe this award couldn’t be more … Continued

An NGTC Testimony: Andy Murphree

We have loved connecting with former Narrow Gate graduates who have spent some time with us at Narrow Gate Trading Company, following up with them and learning about how God worked through our company to prepare them for their next step in life. Today we’re interviewing Andy Murphree, who graduated from Narrow Gate in October … Continued

An NGTC Testimony: Burke Reynolds

We’re all about transformation around here, and we love to tell stories of how God has been at work in peoples lives. So today we wanted to share a special interview with you that we had with Burke Reynolds, a 2013 Narrow Gate Graduate and former employee at Narrow Gate Trading Company where he served in the leathershop … Continued

Our Staff’s Recommended Reads

This month we’re rounding up our team’s favorite books that have held wisdom and impact in our lives. We hope that by sharing you may pick up one of these books too. Kenny Bowling: TN Box Beams Business Manager The Final Quest by Rick Joyner “I really loved this book because it brought spiritual truths … Continued

3 Reasons To Shop Handmade

Handmade matters. In a world that is fast-paced and mass produced, it’s important to remember and embrace the creativity and work of an individual, making unique pieces that will last a lifetime. If you have wondered what makes handmade so special, we’re here to tell you:  1) Handmade Items Are One-of-a-Kind No two items are … Continued

The Golden Rules of Leather Care

When you invest in a high quality leather item, you want to make sure that you can care for and preserve its beauty for years to come. We hope that by sharing a few simple tips that we have learned along the way, you will experience a lifetime of use and love for your leather!  … Continued

Where It All Began

All good stories have a really good beginning. Something that sparked the fire and became the driving force of the rest of the story. When it comes to Narrow Gate Trading Company, we have a beginning like that. We talk often about how your purchase matters. When you purchase anything from us – a leather … Continued

Starting Your Morning With Intention

It is important to our team that we give God our morning. By doing so, we’re communicating that we’re trusting Him with whatever may come during the day, we’re allowing the things of Christ to fill our minds and our hearts FIRST, and we are making it a point to do it together, so that … Continued

Get to Know Our Team!

At Narrow Gate Trading Co., we value not only community, but also authenticity. We believe that a workplace doesn’t have to just be about a job, but it can also be a place where you feel known and loved. Today, we want to invite you into that by introducing some of our employees to you … Continued

More Than Just Box Beams

Something that is really special about Narrow Gate Foundation as a whole is that all of its initiatives are incredibly unique and bring glory to God in their own way. It reminds us of the verse in 1 Corinthians 12 – Paul tells us “For just as the body is one and has many members, … Continued

Author John Eldredge Selects NGTC For Special Project

Got a minute to hear a true God-story? For the past 14 years, a rite of passage has been happening at Narrow Gate Lodge thanks to author John Eldredge….and just a few months ago, the pieces all came together for our paths to cross again with the man himself. Since it’s beginning, Narrow Gate has … Continued