Published: 4 years ago

A Thousand Thanks

Today marks a milestone of sorts on the ol’ blog: you’re reading post number 1,000. Well, y’know. 1,000 according to the WordPress dashboard. That includes all the Flashback Friday posts, those days where I cheap out and dig into the archives (although in my …

Published: 4 years ago

Thursday Three For All

You Can Never Know It All. (via @TheJimmyCollins) This is a great post on when to gather more information and when to act. There will never be a situation when we will know everything before we act. We must realize that all decisions are based …

Published: 4 years ago

Leaders Pick Up The Trash

On Sunday morning I was walking up the sidewalk at one of our campuses when I saw our First Impressions Director coming from the other direction. He’d take a few steps, stoop down. Take a few more steps, stoop down. Over and over. Step, step, …

Published: 4 years ago

When Faith Becomes Sight: Noah’s Story

Our Summit family lost a warrior this weekend. Noah Spivey was a seventeen year old who had seen more than his fair share of suffering. For the last four years he’s battled Ewing’s sarcoma, a rare bone cancer that took him in and out …

Published: 4 years ago

Flashback Friday: Repackaging Religion

It’s Flashback Friday, kiddies, and around this corner of the webosphere that means that I scour back through the archives, dust off an old post, and repackage it for you. Which, after you read today’s particular post, will really make you feel ripped off. Somewhere …

Published: 4 years ago

Thursday Three For All

Five Facts About Multisite Churches That Should Impact All Churches. (via @RichBirch) None of these findings are particularly surprising, but they’re all a good reminder for all of us. How do our churches measure up on the metrics? 68% of multisite churches stated they have a …

Published: 4 years ago

You’re Not “Just a Volunteer.”

For those of us in ministry world, we hear that statement too many times. “I’m just a volunteer.” That statement can mean a lot of things: This job isn’t that big of a deal…I don’t have any real authority…What does it matter?…I don’t want to do …

Published: 4 years ago

Flashback Friday: Spark of Genius

It’s no secret that humor is kind of a big deal to me. My kids learned early on that if they were in trouble but could make me laugh, their punishment would be 17% less severe. And I love the fact that all of …

Published: 4 years ago

Thursday Three For All

At Chick-fil-A, HATCH comes first – even before the chicken or the egg. (via @robertvadams) My friend Bob Adams gives us a behind the scenes tour of Chick-fil-A’s new innovation center. How are you thinking ahead in the guest service experience? If you’re going to …

Published: 4 years ago

Just Listen.

It happened again just a few minutes ago. I was on the phone with a company, trying to get a customer service issue resolved, and I had the sneaky suspicion the service rep wasn’t giving me her full attention. Oh, she was doing plenty …

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