Published: 2 years ago

Monday Matters

It’s Monday. Normally we reserve this day for moping, griping, and slugging along, reviewing the weekend and ticking off tasks for the week ahead. Mondays aren’t on anyone’s list of top three days of the week. Friday? We got that one covered. Saturday? You betcha. …

Published: 3 years ago

Flashback Friday: Connected vs Committed

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you! Our church is full of connected people. Maybe they visited for the first time last Sunday. Maybe they only show up at Easter and …

Published: 5 years ago

Why You Shouldn’t Join A Church

I believe in the local church. I love the spiritual body of believers that God assembles in cities and towns and neighborhoods all over the globe. I love the diversity, the community, and the viability that the local church provides. I’m a fan of …

Published: 5 years ago

Ask the Question; Close the Deal

Last Saturday night we hosted our monthly Starting Point event: a three hour, no holds barred, newcomer extravaganza designed to help connected people become committed people. It was by far the largest group of people we’ve ever had to complete the process in one …

Published: 5 years ago

All In Means All In

  Our church is currently smack in the middle of a series called “All In.” If you’re not a part of the Summit, All In is a movement that is part capital campaign, part mission fund, part small group & ministry team push. (You …

Published: 5 years ago

Connected vs. Committed

Every weekend, my role is to love people who are connected and people who are committed. Every weekend, my goal is to convince people who are connected to become people who are committed. (Feel free to go back and read those two sentences again. …

Published: 5 years ago

Stories From The Tank

‘Twas an incredible weekend around the Summit Church. Hundreds of people celebrated baptism, signifying their new life in Christ. Here at the Brier Creek campus, we saw 99 people baptized over the course of six services. Here are just a few of their stories: …

Published: 5 years ago

Flashback Friday: Resources

We’re wrapping up a two day conference called The Gospel Summit. It has been an incredibly energizing experience to be with and learn from more than 300 pastors and ministry leaders from across the country. The breakouts I’ve led have dealt with the areas …

Published: 6 years ago

Knit.

A couple of weeks ago we gathered with our small group, as we do every Sunday. We ate a little barbecue and played a little Taboo and spent a little time in prayer for one another, and somewhere through the course of the evening …

Published: 8 years ago

The End of an Era

Just in case you missed it, yesterday saw the close of a huge chapter of the Summit’s history.  After feeding thousands of people, setting up hundreds of tables, and repeating the process dozens of months, the Starting Point Luncheon is no more. SPL began …

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