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Summer Reading List 2019: Mine.

Earlier this week I tossed eleven books your way that I think you should read this summer. But earlier still, I started polling the social media interwebs to figure out what you’re reading that I should consider adding to my list. I read a …

Published: 3 days agoNew

Summer Reading List 2019: Yours.

It’s that hallowed time of the year, kiddies: the time when reading nerds break out their pasty legs, slather on some SPF 90, and catch up on books we’ve been meaning to get around to. I look forward to seeing other people’s book lists …

Published: 1 week ago

Danny Recommends: camelcamelcamel

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: 1 week ago

Announcing the 2019 One-Day Workshops (And An Early-Bird Bonus!)

Our One-Day Workshops are coming back for a fourth big year! Since 2016, almost 400 leaders from across the country have taken part in these practical training events. We’re bringing them back in August, September, and October…but you can sign up now for an …

Published: 2 weeks ago

Top Ten Quotes: Leadership as an Identity

Our staff team recently read through Leadership as an Identity: The Four Traits of Those Who Wield Lasting Influence by Crawford Loritts, Jr. The book came highly recommended by a friend, so I was excited to get my hands on a copy and read …

Published: 2 weeks ago

Applications From Appliances

The last few weeks have been…interesting…around the Franks household, to say the least. If it can be plugged in, cranked up, or taken apart, it’s probably broken at the least opportune time. I’m talking, of course, about appliances: those wonders of modern technology that …

Published: 3 weeks ago

The Living Stone Church (Broomfield, Colorado)

Each month, we revisit a series of posts called Guest Services Road Trip. We’ll travel the country from the comforts of our couches, interviewing leaders who are in the trenches of ministry. Do you have an idea for GSRT destination? Have a leader I need to talk to? …

Published: 3 weeks ago

Outer Entry Basics

You just landed on an every-once-in-a-while series called Primer Posts, a curated collection of my favorite articles and books on one particular topic. These are the resources I usually point to when people ask about getting started on or getting better at the topic in question. …

Published: 4 weeks ago

Seven Tips to Slay Your Inbox

I have long been a believer in Inbox Zero. It’s by no means a daily occurrence, but it’s a habit I try to keep as often as I can (normally I get there 4 out of 5 workdays). The reason for Inbox Zero is …

Published: 1 month ago

Easter is Over. Now What?

The Christian church just wrapped up one of the busiest weekends of our year. Community outreaches and egg hunts and extra services and cantatas and new volunteers and sunrise services and special sermons and stage sets and spare folding chairs all combined into a …

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