Published: 5 years ago

People Trump Policies – Every Single Time

West Club Campus Pastor Brad O’Brien tipped me off to this post by Phil Cooke. One quote worth mentioning… …your customers, media audience, or donors don’t care about your policy about anything. Policies are to help you do your job – they don’t help …

Published: 5 years ago

Flashback Friday: North South Carolina

I know what some of you are thinking. Some of you are thinking, “Hey Franks, not only do you veg out on Fridays and toss up some old piece of garbage that’s even less creative than your new pieces of garbage, but you’re intentionally …

Published: 5 years ago

Thursday Three For All

FAA Says It Will Finally Consider Updating List of Approved Electronics. Whew. For too long I was afraid my game of Angry Birds would bring down the jet. The rules apparently require that every version of the device be tested in an empty flight …

Published: 5 years ago

On Death and Potato Salad

Yesterday we buried Merriem’s last living grandparent. Grandmother Murphy was a true southern matriarch. Poised, polished, and prepared for every scenario, even making sure that each detail of her funeral was covered. It has been a bittersweet few days of memories, tears, and final …

Published: 5 years ago

Don’t Look Right

A few years ago I attended a security seminar for churches. You know…how to take down a perpetrator when they try to take two crackers out of the Lord’s Supper tray. (My previous experience as an unarmed security guard in a polyester suit made me …

Published: 5 years ago

Flashback Friday: All In

Every Friday, we dig into the Connective Tissue archives to see what old dust-encrusted goodies we can pull out. Here’s today’s offering: …here’s what I loved about their wedding vows: Nathan & Cheryl wrote their own, and at the end, each of them said, “No …

Published: 5 years ago

Thursday Three For All

It’s day four of your work week, and your three-a-day is here with not-so-helpful links to get you through. Here’s what I’ve been reading (and enjoying) this week… Sleep Or Die. Nothing like starting your day off by reading about your demise through sleepy …

Published: 5 years ago

Knit.

A couple of weeks ago we gathered with our small group, as we do every Sunday. We ate a little barbecue and played a little Taboo and spent a little time in prayer for one another, and somewhere through the course of the evening …

Published: 5 years ago

Some Things You Can’t Unsee

Recently I was hanging out in my Starbucks annex office with my friend Ben Salmon. I enjoy hanging out with Ben, even though he has an annoying habit of wanting to sit on a cedar plank. (pause whilst I wait on the pun to …

Published: 5 years ago

The End of Singles Ministry?

I discovered something recently that may mark the end of singles ministry at the Summit Church. Now, we don’t have an official singles ministry, per se. We do have singles. And we do have ministry. That nomenclature is similar to my 16 year old son’s …

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