Published: 9 years ago

Exceed the Expectation (part two)

[Catch up on Part 1] There’s a room in our office complex that has a perpetual supply of week-old Bojangles biscuits and sometimes smells like clam chowder.  We affectionately refer to that room as the “kitchen,” well, because that’s what it is. My favorite …

Published: 9 years ago

Exceed the Expectation (part one)

A couple of weeks ago my family and I met a great guy while we were out celebrating my wife’s birthday.  As our conversation progressed, the topic of “what do you do” came up.  I really hate the “what do you do” topic.  As …

Published: 9 years ago

Frontline Recap

One of my mentors is fond of telling me that my desire for perfection always leads to procrastination.  Put another way, I want everything to fall into place before the big reveal.  That’s definitely been true this week.  On Monday morning, I had full …

Published: 9 years ago

It’s Here!

Straight up: you should be here tonight and tomorrow.  As a staff, we’ve laughed ourselves silly getting ready for this thing (there’s gonna be humor), and then we’ve sat in amazement as we’ve realized what God has done and will continue to do through …

Published: 9 years ago

Just Take a Step

We’re just a couple of days away from the behemoth Frontline weekend.  If you are a part of the Summit and are not planning to be there, I have an assignment for you: stop reading this blog, take out your calendar, and schedule a …

Published: 9 years ago

My Life in Pictures

This was my view this time last week. Nothing but my ten hideous toes and the vast expanse of my in-laws’ pool. This is my view this morning.  A few hundred info cards from Sunday’s services, which have to be sorted (did that yesterday…note …

Published: 9 years ago

Square Pegs and Round Holes

Life is too short to do something you’re not wired to do. I learned this my first semester in seminary.  When you’re in seminary, you have to get something called a Seminary Job.  (Some losers make their wives work fifty hours a week while …

Published: 9 years ago

Dance With the One Who Brung Ya

There’s a word that’s dirty and glorious all at the same time when it’s spoken in the local church: consumerism.  It’s a dirty word because as God Fearing Christians, we don’t want to be labeled as anything that remotely smacks of selfishness.  It’s a …

Published: 9 years ago

Summer Church Tour ’08

I’ve laced up my asbestos suit and waded back into the firestorm I’ve created by daring to mock North Carolina pork products.  Two things are very obvious from the last post: You tarheels are passionate about your piggies.  And by “passionate,” I mean, “please …

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