Published: 3 years ago

Flashback Friday: You Never Leave Middle School

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. Since this one was posted two Halloweens ago, we’ve wised up. We took the bull by the horns or the ghost by the sheet or the whatever by the whatever, and …

Published: 3 years ago

Thursday Three For All

It’s Thursday, kiddies: the day when I roll out a few things I’ve been reading over the past week. Three of ‘em, to be exact. Enjoy.    How to Stay Focused for a Major Project. (via @MichaelHyatt) If there’s one thing I struggle with, it’s …

Published: 3 years ago

Missional Hospitality

The following is a guest post by Josh Miller, the Summit’s Associate Pastor for North American Church Planting. (Full disclosure: I didn’t ask for the shout out in the post, but I do appreciate it.) Follow Josh on Twitter.   We strive to foster a culture …

Published: 3 years ago

Nobody Cares About Your Rules

I have a theory about Church People. I’m allowed to have theories about Church People, because I myself am a Church Person. Born and bred. All my life plus nine months. Went straight from the hospital nursery to the church nursery. I have Sunday School …

Published: 3 years ago

Right Talk, Right Time, Right Tone.

Not long ago I was dining at a restaurant and headed to the restroom to wash my hands (because good hygiene is important, kids). As I made my way to the soap-and-water destination, I passed the entrance to the kitchen and saw this sign: …

Published: 3 years ago

Thursday Three For All

It’s Thursday, kiddies: the day when I roll out a few things I’ve been reading over the past week. Three of ‘em, to be exact. Enjoy.    LOST at 10: Still Lost After All These Years. (via @TrevinWax) The most surprising part of this article? …

Published: 3 years ago

Flashback Friday: Own Your Decision

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you!   A couple of weeks back I had a great conversation with Rick Langston, one of our Executive Pastors.  Rick is my …

Published: 3 years ago

Thursday Three For All

It’s Thursday, kiddies: the day when I roll out a few things I’ve been reading over the past week. Three of ‘em, to be exact. Enjoy.  Dear Seminary Student (via @JasonGaston) My across-the-hallway homie nails it…nails it, I tell you. If you’re a seminary …

Published: 3 years ago

When Do You Do And When Do You Delegate?

I believe that a fundamental principle of leadership is this: a leader should never lead where he has not been or isn’t willing to go. There should never be a case where a leader sends his followers down a path that he has not traveled, nor …

Published: 3 years ago

What’s Normal For You…

…isn’t normal for everybody. You have your favorite parking spot. Your favorite seat in the auditorium. Your favorite door to walk in, your favorite greeter who smiles at you and says hello, even your favorite secret restroom that’s off the beaten path. And it’s normal …

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