Published: 3 weeks ago

When Darkness Seems to Hide His Face

Our nation has woken up to yet another mass shooting. With every click of the “refresh” button, the news updates reveal more carnage, more sorrow out of Las Vegas: 20 dead. Now 50. 100 injured. Now more than 200. As the minutes of this …

Published: 8 months ago

Never Shut Up.

My pastor is fond of a particular saying: When you are sick of saying it, the leaders in your ministry have probably just heard it. When your leaders are sick of hearing it, then everyone else has heard it for the first time. I’ll …

Published: 8 months ago

Danny Recommends: Assistant.to

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: 8 months ago

Take Ten.

I am what you would call a maximalist. Now in fairness, I’m not 100% sure that’s a word, nor am I 100% sure that if it is a word, I’m using it correctly. So let me explain what I mean by it: I tend to push …

Published: 9 months ago

Crossbridge Church (Sugar Land, Texas)

Today I’m launching a monthly series of posts called Guest Services Road Trip. Join me in traveling the country (maybe the globe?) from the comforts of our collective iDevices, interviewing leaders who are in the trenches of ministry. Do you have an idea for GSRT destination? Have …

Published: 9 months ago

Flashback Friday: You Do What You Do

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you!   Think about the things that end up on your to do list every day: there are emails to answer, phone calls …

Published: 9 months ago

All The Productivity Is Killing Us.

This is not a news flash. If you’re even remotely clued in, you already know this to be true. For all of our productivity tips, tricks, and hacks, we are more attention-deficient than ever before. Right now on my iDevice, I have a plethora …

Published: 9 months ago

You Have To Decide Whom To Offend.

The first time guest who can’t find a parking spot, or the charter member who refuses to relinquish his long-held space. The worshipper who arrived early to stake a spot in the back, or the couple running late who – because the back seats are filled – has …

Published: 10 months ago

Top Reads of 2016

Some things are just certain at the end of a calendar year: people are going to attempt to beat tax deadlines, Christmas cards are going to threaten the sanity and backs of postal workers everywhere, and erry blogger you know is going to roll …

Published: 10 months ago

25 Questions For Mary

Last week I took some time to get re-acquainted with an old favorite. Max Lucado’s God Came Near is – in my opinion – the best of his many writings. It’s also a stellar book to read to take time to really soak in the incarnation. …

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