Published: 7 years ago

What Went Wrong?

It’s day three of You Blew It Week.  Start the party here. Sometimes I feel like a professional screw up.  It’s true.  As a guy who generally has his stuff together and is typically organized, there are times when I shove ten pounds of …

Published: 7 years ago

I Know You’re Sorry, Now Apologize

Psst: Hey you.  This is the 2nd part of a five part series.  Start here. My Grandaddy Franks was the King of Snark before snark was cool.  He’d tell his employees, “You can show up without your pants, but don’t show up without your …

Published: 7 years ago

You Blew It

You did, didn’t you?  You screwed up royally. You forgot to return that phone call.  That leader’s surgery fell off your calendar.  A guest’s questions were never answered after repeated attempts and multiple handoffs. You’re in the ministry to help people, except in this …

Published: 7 years ago

First Impressions, North Raleigh Style

There’s a dirty little rumor going around that the Summit is launching a North Raleigh Campus later this fall.  That’s right, we’re heading down 540 to the capital city…the City of Oaks…the City That Hoards All of the Krispy Kreme and Zaxby Joints and …

Published: 7 years ago

Topical Tuesday: Church Discipline

We continue a several-week series called Topical Tuesdays, where you pick the topic and I make up answers.  You can add your topic / question to the list by commenting on this post.  Today’s question comes from Mike Gifford: Church discipline has been one …

Published: 7 years ago

“I’ll Bet You’re a Gentleman!”

A few weeks ago I was walking into a gas station because I heard the pitiful screams of a candy bar asking to be rescued and then eaten.  Just a few steps ahead of me was a woman in her early 50’s.  As she …

Published: 8 years ago

Topical Tuesday: An Open Letter to Husbands

We continue a several-week series called Topical Tuesdays, where you pick the topic and I make up answers.  You can add your topic / question to the list by commenting on this post.  Today’s question comes from Adam Hoffman, my buddy from the Left …

Published: 8 years ago

Why I Believe in the SBC

This week the Southern Baptist Convention convenes in Orlando, a city we boycotted a few years ago because Mickey Mouse does heroin.  Or something like that.  (But now we’re back, which is why this year’s convention theme is “Psych!”) People-loving, company-boycotting, Jesus-oriented moves like …

Published: 8 years ago

The Big Freeze

It’s summer time, which means that very soon I will die of hypothermia in my own home.  You see, my wife subscribes to the Arctic Fox School of Comfort: the colder the better, and if you can see your breath that’s a bonus.  Oh …

Published: 8 years ago

Summer Reading List: Mine

I’m a bit of an overachiever when it comes to reading.  Oh sure, I believe that it’s entirely possible that I can read the entire thirteen volume series of A Series of Unfortunate Events over the course of commercial breaks of NBC Nightly News, …

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