Published: 1 year ago

Flashback Friday: Summoning the Genie

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you! When you’re responsible for overseeing hospitality at a church, it’s only a matter of time until you start asking the “now what?” questions: …

Published: 1 year 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.)   At Their Service. (via @robertvadams) Before leaders are …

Published: 1 year ago

Another One Day Workshop is Coming This Summer!

UPDATE: Our June 17 Workshop is now at capacity. Add your name to the waiting list or sign up for email updates for future Workshop dates. Last Friday we hosted our first One Day Workshop on the topic of guest services. 38 leaders from 14 …

Published: 1 year ago

Flashback Friday: Are You Provoking Your Volunteers to Wrath?

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you! Any time I want to feel really lousy about my [husband skills / parenting skills / boss skills], I flip over to …

Published: 1 year 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.)   Why a Leader Often Needs to Be …

Published: 1 year ago

Why Leadership Development Needs Poetry and Plumbing

This spring I’ve been excited to partner with Lifeway Leadership as they roll out their Leadership Pipeline plan. If you haven’t downloaded their free ebook, go and do that now. Right now. (I’ll wait.) Later this fall, Lifeway will be hosting their first ever Pipeline …

Published: 1 year ago

The Customer Isn’t Always Right

Last week I overheard a brief exchange between a fast-food employee and a customer. I missed the context, so there could be some rampant misinterpretation here (but in fairness, if you look up “blogger” in the dictionary, “rampant interpretation” is included in the definition). …

Published: 1 year ago

Flashback Friday: Do You Have a Crazy Badger?

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you! Stories like these shouldn’t make me laugh. I should be a man of concern. Of compassion. Of a furrowed brow and a …

Published: 1 year 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.)   Sacred Cow Tipping. (via @ryanstigile) Moo. If you …

Published: 1 year ago

Danny Recommends: BatchedInbox

Every so often we dip our toes into a series called Danny Recommends:, posts that tip you off to the stuff that I…you know. The recommendations might be products for use in your ministry, resources that will help you develop leaders around you, or just fun …

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