Published: 9 years ago

The Controversial Post

There’s a topic that I’ve been very cautious not to tackle in the fledgling days of this blog.  It’s a subject which, at its very core, has the power to split friendships and families.  It’s one which is fraught with emotion on either side, …

Published: 9 years ago

Summer is for Downtime

I’m on the road with my immediate family to visit the extended family.  My bride is apparently going to carry on an all-night TalkFest marathon with my stepmom, so I’m passing time until their iced coffee buzz wears off and we can go to …

Published: 9 years ago

Confessions of a Control Freak

“My name is Danny, and I like things to be done my way.” If I ever attend a twelve-step program, that’ll be my opening line.  I was singing Frank Sinatra lyrics before I knew the song existed.  My life verse is 1 Corinthians 14:40: “Let …

Published: 9 years ago

Frontline

Yesterday I was in a meeting hammering out some details for what will be the volunteer event of the year here at the Summit.  Go ahead and mark your calendar for August 15-16.  This Friday night / Saturday morning event is for everyone who …

Published: 9 years ago

What Does Your Posture Reveal?

I have pretty horrendous posture.  Most of my day is spent sitting in my office, because I believe firmly in violating the first principle of being a pastor: “You Should Spend Time With Your People.”  I’ve seen my People, and they’re pretty busy.  They …

Published: 9 years ago

Starting Point-a-palooza

Yesterday the Summit took crazy to a whole new level.  For the first time, we attempted two different Starting Point events at two different campuses.  It was an all-day new people fest that left us completely drained and completely energized all at the same …

Published: 9 years ago

Week of Hope Wrap-Up

Today marks the final day in our third annual Week of Hope.  This year has been unprecedented in Summit folks’ creativity and new ways to be a blessing to our community.  We’ve had more opportunities to reach deeper into the heart of the city. …

Published: 9 years ago

Why I Refuse to Blog

Those of you who know me well know that I’m a late adopter.  It’s hard for me to jump on the bandwagon until all the bugs are worked out, the price has gone down, and there’s no chance that it’ll multiply if I feed …

Published: 9 years ago

And So It Begins

Typing this sentence is a bit like ripping off a Band-Aid.  As I launch this first blog entry out into cyberspace, I am both admitting defeat and embracing victory.  Defeat…because I swore that blogging was just a fad (like parachute pants) and justified why …

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