Published: 8 years ago

Reasons I Hate Jet Lag

Yes, I promised that I would begin posting today about the great Greece adventure, and yes I know posts normally pop up by 7 AM, but I’m not feelin’ it, and here’s why… For most people, jet lag makes them tired.  It makes me …

Published: 8 years ago

Greece Week Begins…Tomorrow

I’ve spent the last ten…no…eleven days getting to Athens, Greece, working with 600 church planters and a team from the Summit, and now I’m typing this on my phone while standing in line at Logan Airport in Boston on Sunday morning trying to get …

Published: 8 years ago

…Well, This Is Just Stupid

I saw this sign the other day and immediately realized that something was horribly, horribly wrong with our world: Who would need to borrow a penguin?  And what would you use for collateral?   Most importantly…what would the bust of the penguin loan market …

Published: 8 years ago

My Brush With Death

A couple of weeks ago Merriem and I were on a hot date (translated: running errands to pick up stuff at Target).  We were going to make a quick stop at the Hot Date Breakfast Spot known as Chick-Fil-A on Hillsborough Road when we …

Published: 8 years ago

Yet Another Reason To Go To Church

From NYPost.com: A New York city teen came face-to-fang with a 3-foot boa constrictor Sunday that slithered uninvited into the youngster’s home — a jarring confrontation that had the whole family in a panic. “The snake was just staring at me,” said a shaken …

Published: 8 years ago

Jon Minus Kate = Not Too L8

As you’ve heard by now, the tabloids’ latest earth-shattering news is the divorce of reality show stars Jon & Kate Gosselin.  I’ve become a fan of their show mainly through my wife, who digs Kate’s hair.  I like Jon’s one liners and think that …

Published: 8 years ago

Perhaps You Didn’t Hear Me…

The World Wide Interweb is a funny thing.  Because it greatly reduces face-to-face interaction, it’s hard to tell if someone is happy or sad, being serious or sarcastic, mildly anxious or standing on the side of a building and ready to push the eternal …

Published: 9 years ago

…And Then There Were Four

Perhaps the most unsung heroes of the Summit are the Starting Point Table Hosts.  This is a group of men and women who sit through the same process month after month, answer the same questions month after month, and eat the same food month …

Published: 9 years ago

I Need Your Help!

Okay, blog readers, it’s time to step up to the microphone. Or the comment box.  Sorry, my middle kid has been listening to a lot of Newsboys lately and I’m having flashbacks. I’m working on an upcoming project, and I need to know your …

Published: 9 years ago

Reasons I Love My Church, #216:

At the First Time Guest Tent last Sunday, a guest filled out one of our info cards.  At the bottom of the card, we always ask this question: “How did you hear about the Summit?”  Here’s her response… When my daughter went through [the] …

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