Monthly Archive: July 2010

Geaux Marceaux!

Geaux Marceaux!

I’m considering moving back to my home state of Tennessee just so I can vote for this guy.  Watch how the news anchors do their best to issue disclaimers just before ol’ Basil comes...

Our Father, Who Art in Customs

Last Sunday I returned from a trip overseas.  Getting onto our flight, our team got hot and sweaty unloading and reloading our baggage in 145% humidity (would you like to feel “sticky” or “extra...

Tales of a Slide Clicker

I’ve been participating in a conference this week where I’m wearing lots of hats: team organizer, accountant, logistical planner, transportation expert, even speaker.  But the one hat that I’ve come to despise is that...

SwerveRDU

SwerveRDU

If you’re a Summit peep, you know that this week is ServeRDU, one of the biggest focal points of the year for community outreach.  Yesterday, I worked as a “ground roofer” at the Durham...

When the Church Mourns

When the Church Mourns

The past few days have been a time of great sadness for the Summit Church family.  Late Sunday night, we received word that Bob & Julie Henn’s son Nate was killed in the terrorist...

Rejected Sermon Titles

Rejected Sermon Titles

Sunday I had the opportunity to preach in front of my fave peeps – the folks at Summit’s Brier Creek campus.  It was a tough message out of Hosea, which absolutely wrecked me last...

It’s Not Me, It’s You

We’re wrapping up a week-long series.  If you missed the boat, start here.   Let’s face it: sometimes you’re right, and your critics are wrong.  (You’ve been waiting all week for me to acknowledge...

Regaining Ground

If you’re startin’ here, you’re four days late.  Back the truck up. A few years ago, I fielded a very angry call from a guy whose wife and young daughter had attended our church...