Published: 4 years ago

You Don’t Have To Be The Best

Alert reader and fellow Summit Pastor Josh Navey sent me this article yesterday. Josh knows I’m not a football fan (translated: didn’t play, don’t watch, couldn’t tell you the difference between a Bear and a Buccaneer, and I had to Google “NFL teams” just …

Published: 4 years ago

The Shortest Mission Trip You’ll Ever Take

The second Sunday of January is historically one of those high-water marks that our church experiences on an annual basis. Along with the third Sunday in August, we typically see an attendance bump. Folks are back from vacation, back to their schedule, and everyone …

Published: 4 years ago

Flashback Friday: Turning Jeers Into Cheers

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you! By now you’ve no doubt read the story of Berhard Brandner, the Frontier Airlines pilot who dug into his own pockets and bought …

Published: 4 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.)   6 Challenges in Portable Church. (via Gavin Adams) …

Published: 4 years ago

What’s Your Passion?

I was talking to a friend yesterday who has been presented with a new ministry opportunity. This is a friend who already serves within the church. He serves in a necessary area within the church. But he serves in a spot that doesn’t necessarily get …

Published: 4 years ago

Last Call For Confab

UPDATE: the 2015 spring Confab is now full. If you’d like to be the first to know about upcoming Confab dates, let me know.   A couple of months ago I unveiled the 2015 Connections Confab, a series of gatherings in February – June of …

Published: 4 years ago

The Upside of Tradition

Last week we made the annual Christmas pilgrimage to the homeland. Nothing roots you quite like heading back to your hometown for a week. Every time I land in southern middle Tennessee, I’m reminded of the things that were quite normal for us that …

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