Published: 5 years ago

Flashback Friday: “We Don’t Do Comfortable.”

E’ry Friday, I scrape a couple of layers of strata off of the archaeological archives. Today, I dug up a post that just got me riled up all over again. Actually, it might have riled me up more than it did the first time. In case …

Published: 5 years ago

Thursday Three For All

TGIT? You betcha. Here are three things that I’ve had my eyes on this week (click the header links to read the full articles). Broken Events. Every single pastor and every single speaker and every single leader in every single church needs to read this. …

Published: 5 years ago

What Story Are You Telling?

If you’ve read this blog for a few seconds you know that I’m a freakishly huge Disney fan. Not the type of fan where I have a Captain Hook costume in my closet and the complete set of director’s cut Disney/Pixar movies on DVD. …

Published: 5 years ago

How to Complain

Preface: if you’re a pastor (or you’re a human), you’re going to receive criticism. And if you’re a pastor (or you’re human), you’re going to give criticism. So if you’re gonna do it, you might as well do it right. Here’s how to complain …

Published: 5 years ago

A Tree Grows in Durham

Meticulous research has shown me that there are two kinds of people in this world: (1) those who like the predictability and practicality of an artificial Christmas tree, and (2) insane people. For 19 years, my beloved bride has hinted that maybe we should …

Published: 5 years ago

ThanksWeek: Twenty

Today wraps up ThanksWeek on the blog. I’ve been checking off the list of people I’m thankful for, but you don’t have to be a rocket scientist to know I’d save my favorite person on earth for last. I married up. Everyone who knows …

Published: 5 years ago

ThanksWeek: Let’s Hear It For The Boys

It’s ThanksWeek around these parts, and you can bet your giblets I’m having a great time flipping through some old posts and thinking about the things I’m thankful for. Today, it’s about the dudes of Casa de Franks. While I had to narrow three …

Published: 5 years ago

ThanksWeek: Choosing Life

ThanksWeek rolls on here at the blog, where I’m dusting off some old posts and sharing them one more time.  Today’s gratitude check? My daughter. And my daughter’s birth parents. Here’s their story, which originally appeared on January 23, 2012.   Yesterday was the …

Published: 5 years ago

ThanksWeek: Ten Years

It’s ThanksWeek here on the blog, where I reach back into the archives and pull out some of my favorite posts of gratitude (which would be an awesome name for a Bibleman weapon: “Step back, you evildoers, lest I unleash my Posts of Gratitude™!”) …

Published: 5 years ago

ThanksWeek: Dream Team

It’s Thanksgiving Week here in the USA (G’day, British readers!), which means one thing around the Summit offices: It’s quiet. That’s true. Many of our staff is traveling, we’re in the very brief lull between sermon series, and I’m gettin’ junk done. I love …

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