Published: 9 years ago

She Got It

I wrote yesterday about my date night night with my wife over the weekend.  Today’s post is about the top-notch guest services that Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) provided. The experience from beginning to end was nothing short of spectacular.  Last Thursday I received …

Published: 9 years ago

Date Night with Bill

Sorry for the misleading title.  I didn’t go on a date with Bill.  My wife and I went on a date to see Bill. Merriem and I are children of the 80’s.  We rocked life with parachute pants, cinnamon toothpicks, and The Cosby Show. …

Published: 9 years ago

Pure Passion

  If you’re a praying kind of folk, you can pray for me on Saturday as I get together with seven engaged couples who are going through our Engaged Discovery Weekend.  I’ll be speaking on the topic of intimacy in marriage (translated: sex) and …

Published: 9 years ago

The Ministry of Pursuit

Christianity was never meant to be lived alone.  God gave the church to Christians as a gift so we could grow together in community.  When we stumble, fellow Christians are there to catch us.  When life is great, our friends are there to celebrate …

Published: 9 years ago

Three Pointers and a Poem*

Here’s the dealio: the Summit’s own J.D. Greear has found his way to the Southern Baptist Convention version of March Madness.  Right now he’s the #2 guy in the East Division, and all the Summit bloggers are banding together to try to stage an …

Published: 9 years ago

Bats in the Belfry

Regular blog readers know (as opposed to the irregular ones) that I occasionally like to mix it up with a few personal stories.  Okay, a lot of personal stories. But life has been a bit busy for the personal stories to erupt lately.  I …

Published: 9 years ago

Who’s On Your Radar?

Today’s topic is radar. Not the Gary Burghoff character from M.A.S.H., or the fact that it’s a cool palindrome, or even the equipment that my friend* Greg Fishel uses. Nope, the radar that we’re discussing is the relational radar that you need to have fired up …

Published: 9 years ago

Important Stuff I’ve Learned This Week…

It’s hyperlink Friday. Click ’em if you got ’em! When a guy has to ditch lunch plans at your favorite Chinese joint because he has a stomach bug, it’s best to take his word for it.  (Hope you’re feeling better, BG.) There is never …

Published: 9 years ago

Wait Just a Cotton Pickin’ Minute…

Yesterday I was sitting in a meeting with friends and fellow staffers; guys who have been doing this Campus Pastor gig a lot longer than I have (okay, so some of them have only been doing it since September or October, but let’s face …

Published: 9 years ago

Playing the Field

I had a great conversation with a friend and fellow staff member earlier this week.  She reminded me that part of the job of a pastor is to reject the idea of promoting one ministry over another.  You’ve seen that happen, haven’t you?  This …

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