Published: 2 years ago

Take Ownership (part one)

Last week was Thanksgiving, the time-honored American holiday where families gather around tables to partake in a sumptuous feast and reflect with gratitude on the blessings of our creator in the previous year. That time-honored tradition comes, of course, after the other time-honored tradition of …

Published: 2 years ago

Flashback Friday: Deck the Alls

Sadly, it’s the day after Thanksgiving, which means – sadly – this will likely be happening at my house this weekend. Pray for me. Last weekend our family participated in a time-honored annual tradition that unites us with our kinsman around the globe. The …

Published: 2 years ago

Thursday Three For All: the Sort-of-Thanksgiving Edition

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.)   Can You Thank Your Way Into Thankfulness? (via …

Published: 2 years ago

Christmas at DPAC is Back!

This post originally appeared on The City, the Summit’s online communication platform. Christmas at DPAC is back! 2015 marks the fourth year where we’ll celebrate Jesus’ birth as a gift to the Triangle. Over the last three years we’ve seen over 28,000 people and …

Published: 2 years ago

Are You Plussing?

Yesterday’s post may have left you with the impression that I’m not so happy with The Happiest Place on Earth. Au contraire; our family did indeed have a great trip. A large part of that is because Disney is a place that simply can’t …

Published: 2 years ago

When Culture Leaks

Last week my family had a glorious few days in The Happiest Place on Earth. As you know if you have read this blog for seven minutes, I’m somewhat of a Disney fan. I love their systems and strategies for making guests feel at …

Published: 2 years ago

Rewind: Insights on Incisors, Part Two

I’m enjoying some long-awaited downtime with my family this week. The following post originally appeared on February 19, 2009.   This is an unplanned follow up to a previous post, if you’d like to catch up. Yesterday I had to make a return trip …

Published: 2 years ago

Rewind: It’s Your Move

I’m enjoying some long-awaited downtime with my family this week. The following post originally appeared on May 3, 2010. Sunday was a day of interesting conversations.  (The following have been dramatically enhanced to protect the innocent.) Conversation #1 was about a ministry that is …

Published: 2 years ago

Rewind: Be. Aggressive. Be Be Aggressive

I’m enjoying some long-awaited downtime with my family this week. The following post originally appeared on April 23, 2009. Anybody else have that cheer at your high school?  That might have been my second-to-least favorite cheer that our girls had, coming in only after …

Published: 2 years ago

Rewind: Make it Memorable

I’m enjoying some long-awaited downtime with my family this week. The following post originally appeared on April 23, 2013. A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to witness something absolutely amazing. It was my son Jase’s 11th birthday, and he asked me …

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