Monthly Archive: October 2015

Flashback Friday: Holyween

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you! It’s baaaa-aaaack. The day is here.  You know the one: it’s the...

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...

You Need a Skeleton Crew

What happens when a guest shows up late to your church? What do they see? What do they experience? What do they do? Where do they go? Not long ago I arrived at one...

Maybe You Can’t

Leading in ministry isn’t for the faint of heart. There are budgets that need to be stretched, visions that need to be expanded, and volunteers that need to be recruited. Nearly every time our...

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...

Pick Up Your Junk

No matter the experience you provide for your guests on the weekend, a dirty facility is going to leave a bad impression. It doesn’t matter how friendly your greeters are…it doesn’t matter how long...

Lousy Announcements Lead to Lousy Events

During a recent session of Connections Confab, our Small Groups Pastor David Talbert led a discussion on Starting Point, the newcomers event we host here at the Summit. As an aside, he referenced three reasons...