Published: 1 year ago

Don’t Just Intersect.

I get confused sometimes. I’m not referring to walking into a room and forgetting the reason (though that happens all the time to, fo’ real). I don’t mean tossing one of my wife’s sweaters in the dryer when it was supposed to be laid …

Published: 2 years ago

Desperate Measures

In a recent conversation with a friend, we were bemoaning growth of all sorts: volunteer ratios. Attendance numbers. Waistlines after polishing off a fourth of a pecan pie. (Oops. Wrong blog post.) We concluded that there are weekends we walk away from church feeling …

Published: 2 years ago

Follow the Leader?

I was a trendsetter last week and didn’t even mean to be. Our neighborhood has recycling pickup. And because we live in the Triangle, we recycle. Because in the Triangle, recycling is right up there next to substitutionary atonement and if you want to go …

Published: 5 years ago

Grow Small Before You Go Big

The best ministry leaders are dreamers. Huge visionaries. Think-ten-years-ahead kind of people. They know what the end result should look like, and they stack strategies and fund budgets and build teams to move the dream down the field. Leaders think big. They can’t help …

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