Published: 3 years ago

Graduated Reality

It’s a text that a parent is never quite ready for. I was sitting in a meeting yesterday afternoon when the familiar “ding” escaped from my phone. Noticing that it was a message from one of my sons, I peeked. He’d sent me a photo, …

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. (Remember: click on the bold print to read the entire article.)   Seven Things Church Members Should Say To …

Published: 3 years ago

Connections Confab: The Return

  It’s hard to believe that in a couple of weeks we’ll be hosting the last of four spring gatherings called “Connections Confab.” We launched in February with fourteen leaders from twelve churches in NC, VA, and TX. We’ve come together largely as strangers, …

Published: 3 years ago

Summer Reading List: 2015

It’s that time once again, dear readers: the day when I go all Oprah’s Book Club on you and poke my nose into your bizness and make some suggestions on what should be in your beach bag or on your Kindle this summer. This …

Published: 3 years ago

Flashback Friday: What’s Your Preferred Communication Gateway?

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you!   If you need me to do something for you, the best way to get ‘er done is to send me an …

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. (Remember: click on the bold print to read the entire article.)   Into Iraq #2: What the News Isn’t …

Published: 3 years ago

A Tale of Two College Visits

My buddy Mike Waddey and I have been friends for nigh unto a quarter century. It was a hot July day in 1991 when two rail-skinny kids showed up for freshman orientation at Union University. Little did we know that we’d not only be …

Published: 3 years ago

What Are Your Rules for Ministry?

Recently I came across an article regarding Chuck Jones “rules for Wile E. Coyote.” Though my wife and I disagree on the animated genius that is the Road Runner vs. Coyote, the reality is that Jones created a cultural icon that is immediately recognizable …

Published: 3 years ago

Flashback Friday: What Did Your Words Just Say?

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you! Sunday. The grocery store. A quick stop on the way home from church to pick up snacks for small group. Small talk …

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. (Remember: click on the bold print to read the entire article.)   12 Summertime Strategies for Keeping Vols Connected. (via …

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