Monthly Archive: January 2013

Thursday Three For All

Thursday Three For All

Remember kids, click on the bold print to see the original article. If Only They Knew How Many Times We Wanted To Quit! A great post on marital longevity by my friend Matt Pearson. Couples who...

Gospel or Gimmick?

One of the plumblines for our First Impressions Team is that the gospel is offensive, but nothing else should be (follow the link for a more detailed explanation). That means we intentionally enter into...

Marshmallow Grabbing and the Gospel

Yesterday I was rolling down the road and listening to NPR, because apparently I’m 62 and have an affection for endangered spotted owls. They were doing a feature story on the infamous “Marshmallow Test”...

Flashback Friday: She Got It

Flashback Friday: She Got It

I ran across this old post, and it brought back great memories not only of a Durham Performing Arts Center event nearly three years ago, but a reminder of how incredible the DPAC staff...

Thursday Three For All

Thursday Three For All

If Days Could Speak. Trevin Wax beautifully encapsulates the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. The tears of those affected are unseen, because they never had the chance to cry. Their suffering is silent, captured...

Meet ’em in the Middle

Last week Merriem and I celebrated our 20th anniversary. We capped the day by visiting a swanky steakhouse here in Durham (not because I’m lavish, but because somebody gave us a gift card). We’d...

Intelligence for Your Inauguration Day

Intelligence for Your Inauguration Day

While you’re waiting anxiously on those Inauguration Day parades (complete with the Joe Biden balloons, if we’re lucky), here are some  useless Inauguration Day facts to make you smarter: George Washington’s second inaugural address...

Pray for Noah

Pray for Noah

By now most of the Summit Church knows about Noah Bacon, one of our 16 year old covenant members who was in a serious accident yesterday. But even if you’re not a part of...