Published: 11 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. …

Published: 12 months ago

Flashback Friday: In Solemn Stillness Lay

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you! A couple of weeks ago Merriem and I were sitting in the living room, each on a laptop. She was reading me …

Published: 2 years ago

Flashback Friday: Do For One

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you!   Last night in our super-awesome small group, we were going through part four of the super-awesome curriculum our super-awesome small group …

Published: 2 years ago

2015: A Look Back

This weekend in our services at the Summit, we took some time to celebrate what God did last year. To be honest, I view a video like the one below and it’s hard to wrap my mind around not only the numbers, but the …

Published: 2 years ago

Nobody Brags About Being Mary

I have a love / hate relationship with Luke 10. If you know the latter part of that chapter, then you’re familiar with the story of Mary and Martha, two sisters who counted Jesus as a friend and hosted him at their home. In …

Published: 2 years 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.)   Give Me the Doubly Offensive Jesus, Please. (via …

Published: 2 years ago

The Sure and Steadfast Anchor of Our Soul

I don’t know about you, but I tend to think of the stuff of life as weights. Job pressures. Anxiety. Family pressures. Temptations. Exterior expectations both reasonable and unreasonable. Regrets. Lofty goals. Financial needs. An incessant to-do list. A too-full calendar. I can’t help …

Published: 2 years ago

Summoning the Genie

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: We’ve developed a process for welcoming guests…now what? Everybody receives a gift on their first visit…now what? We’re bending over backwards to …

Published: 3 years 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.)   A Year Ago Today We Got A …

Published: 3 years 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.)   Jesus Doesn’t Need Our Protection. (via @_MichaelKelley) Our society …

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