Monthly Archive: February 2012

Hospitality is Just a Catalyst

If you’ve been reading this blog for oh, say 42 seconds, you know that I’m a big fan of guest services within the church. I want to make sure our guests – especially those...

Not Their Niche

What happens when a team member (be it paid staff, volunteer, etc.) discovers they’re not passionate about something that’s part of their job? Worse, what happens when you¬†discover it before they do? Maybe their...

Church of Costco

Church of Costco

Costco is the new KFC. There was a day when you could find all the Baptists scarfing down drumsticks and mashed potatoes & gravy every Sunday afternoon at the Colonel’s place. If the Methodists...

Thursday Three For All

Thursday Three For All

It’s that time, boys and girls: time to jump in the wayback machine and dig up a few things from this week’s news… Canadian Man Excavates His Basement Using R/C Trucks Over Seven Years.¬†File...

Boom! Roasted.

Boom! Roasted.

Yeah, yeah, yeah. I know that we spent all last week on the blog talking about the Summit’s Ten Year Anniversary. I know that some of you feel like this Ten Year celebration has...

Walkin’ After Midnight

In case I haven’t mentioned it in the last 15 minutes or so, I have a daughter. A daughter whom I love very much. A daughter whom I love very much, despite what you...

Let ‘Em Own It

If you lead a team of one or 1,000, if you lead a team of all-paid or all-volunteer staff, if you lead a team of pastors or pastry chefs, you need to let ’em...

Thursday Three For All

Thursday Three For All

Every Thursday we dial back the original content a bit (because let’s face it…Monday through Wednesday ain’t exactly an art walk through the Louvre) and share a little of what I’ve been reading on...