Published: 5 years ago

Yep. A Christmas Post.

Merry Christmas from the Franks family! The blog will return next week after a long winter’s nap.

Published: 5 years ago

Not-So-Silent Night

As I type, we’re wrapping up day one of Christmas at DPAC, and getting prepared for two more services on Christmas Eve. It has been – in short – amazing. Freakishly amazing. Our First Impressions Team has been in top form and have made …

Published: 5 years ago

Flashback Friday: Sad Christmas Carols

It’s Friday, kiddies, and that means you get recycled content. Hey, it’s better than coal in your stocking. Let Her Go, Let Her Go, Let Her Go. Up on the housetop reindeer pause, and watch in horror as Santa falls… Chipmunks Roasting on an …

Published: 5 years ago

Thursday Three For All

I’m neck deep in volunteer spreadsheets for Christmas at DPAC and also not too shameless to take another opportunity to tell you that you can still sign up to serve. For that reason, here’s three things that have been rockin’ my world this week. …

Published: 5 years ago

Wednesday Worship: Firework

Just in case you missed the link earlier this week on my Twitter account, we have a heckuva worship team with some crazy mad skills. Last week at our staff Christmas party, they unveiled their latest music video. I think you’ll find it as …

Published: 5 years ago

Christmas at DPAC

If you live in the Raleigh-Durham area, you’ve hopefully seen the billboards, commercials, and inviter cards promoting Christmas at the Durham Performing Arts Center. These five events over two days is the Summit Church’s gift to our community, and I want you to be …

Published: 5 years ago

Master of the Oblivious

Yesterday Merriem and I accompanied Jacob, our oldest, to his company Christmas party. That’s right: we’re old enough to have a child with his own workplace party. After it was over with, we shopped for nursing homes. But I digress. Jacob works for Chick …

Published: 5 years ago

The Cross in the Midst of Chaos

This afternoon our entire nation is focused on the horrific shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. The latest numbers report 26 people dead, many of them children, and many of those likely kindergarteners. Every time another headline broadcasts another school shooting, I’m drawn back to November …

Published: 5 years ago

Flashback Friday: Template It

This one’s for the pencil-pushing, numbers-crunching, spreadsheet-making organizational nerds out there. Merry Christmas. If you’re a leader who tends to run regularly recurring events, you need an event template. Weekly events are one thing: you get into the rhythm of planning a weekend service, …

Published: 5 years ago

Thursday Three For All

Three things that have grabbed my attention like a spider monkey grabs a toupee off a bald guy’s head, in 3…2… Fluffo Gave Middle Tennesseans Good Night’s Sleep For 80 Years. In the “purely personal” category, this is a business owned and operated by my …

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