Published: 4 months 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 big bold print to read the entire article.)   Priority Filter and Consequences (via @briandodridge) Brian gives …

Published: 4 months ago

Top Ten Quotes: The Service Culture Handbook

We’re currently in the middle of a reboot of our church staff guest services training. That’s not just training the people who are in charge of first impressions at a campus level…that’s everyone who leads anyone who parks cars, rocks babies, writes curriculum, leads small groups, …

Published: 4 months ago

Multi-Site: What’s Your Structure?

It’s a conversation I’ve had at least four times in the last couple of weeks. It’s a question of accountability and org charts, of DNA and influence, of standards and procedures. If you’re a multi-site church, you likely either operate from a centralized structure …

Published: 4 months ago

Who Did You Speak To?

Quick. Think back to this weekend’s services. Before. During. After. As you were walking through the hallways. As you were mingling in the lobby. As you were putting out fires and tweaking last minute plans and filling a spot for a no-show volunteer. If …

Published: 4 months ago

Flashback Friday: Don’t Fix It On Sunday

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you!   We’ve all been there. You’re heading through the normal routine of the weekend life of a ministry leader: arrive early. Double-check …

Published: 4 months 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 big bold print to read the entire article.)   They Ain’t Comin’ (via @deaninserra) Gold. Solid gold. …

Published: 4 months ago

Our Final One-Day Workshop (and a HUGE offer!)

We are two down, one to go on our 2017 One-Day Workshops. Our first two events have sold out and drawn in over 80 leaders from North Carolina, Florida, Tennessee, Georgia, Illinois, West Virginia, Indiana, Oklahoma, and Ohio. Because of the overwhelming response to the …

Published: 4 months ago

Danny Recommends: SUMS Remix

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 …

Published: 4 months ago

Are You Guilty of a Leadership Eclipse?

Well of course this is an eclipse post. It’s August 21, 2017…the day when millions of Americans have gone eclipse-crazy. Sometime today (2:44:13 PM Eastern at the Summit offices), we’ll plunge into partial or complete darkness as the moon comes between the earth and the sun, …

Published: 4 months ago

Flashback Friday: How Do Outsiders View Your Inside?

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you!   It’s pretty easy for us to think about what we think about when we think about the weekend experience at our …

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