Published: 4 years ago

Flashback Friday: Crummy Church Signs

It happened again this week: I saw a really really bad church sign that was so bad, I had to pull over to snap a picture. Which reminded me of this post from a few years back: There’s not a day that goes by that I …

Published: 4 years ago

Thursday Three For All: Visual Edition

Feeling lazy? You’re in luck. I’m not even going to make you do the heavy lifting of reading this week. You’re welcome. (Remember, click on the bold print to see the original video.) It’s called a lilac chaser. (via Kem Meyer) Mind. Blown. This must’ve …

Published: 4 years ago

Summer Reading List

Yes, yes. I realize that summer break is roughly 1/3 over. But I’m just now getting around to some vacation reading, which means I’m just now getting around to my sort of annual suggested reading list. “Why should we pay any attention to your …

Published: 4 years ago

“You Happy, Daddy?”

My little girl will turn three in August. She is the source of way too much laughter in our family. Her adorability seems to know no bounds, and she has her three big brothers, her mommy, and especially her daddy wrapped around her fingers. …

Published: 4 years ago

Flashback Friday: Pride & Anxiety

Often when I pray, I’ll pray through 1 Peter 5:5-7 as a reminder of how to walk through my day: Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” Humble yourselves, therefore, under …

Published: 4 years ago

Thursday Three For All

(Remember kiddies: bold print takes you to the original article!) The Extravagant, Irrational Point. My friend and former Summit coworker Ashley Dickens wrote a phenomenal Fathers Day tribute to her dad. I’ve never met him, but I wanna be like him when I grow up. …

Published: 4 years ago

Can Non-Members / Non-Believers Serve In The Church?

Once a month I get together with our Connections staff from all of our campuses. It’s a way-too-early discussion fueled by way-too-awful coffee that always yields way-too-awesome conversations. This morning was one of those. The question of “who gets to serve?” was brought up. …

Published: 4 years ago

You Belong In The Zoo

On Friday, we had the brilliant idea that we’d make the short trip down 85 to spend the day at the North Carolina Zoo. We took Haven once last year, but felt like – now that she’s almost three – she would have the …

Published: 4 years ago

Flashback Friday: Why I Believe In The SBC

We’re on the heels of the Southern Baptist Convention’s 2013 meeting in Houston. The following post was written just prior to the 2010 meeting in Orlando. Our church doesn’t have the name “Baptist” in our moniker, even though we are one.  Although there are …

Published: 4 years ago

Thursday Three For All

Are you preparing for growth? (via Steven Kryger) Being a part of a rapidly-growing church for the last decade, I can attest that growth is messy. Sometimes painful. Not always a lot of fun. But part of managing growth is preparing for it. Let me …

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