Published: 2 months ago

2018 Year in Review: Posts

Another year has come and gone, kids. And I don’t mean to jump on the “look back on the last twelve months bandwagon,” but I’m absolutely jumping on the “look back on the last twelve months bandwagon.” Because y’know: we do that every year. …

Published: 2 months ago

Merry Christmas from the Franks Family!

We’re praying God’s very best for you in 2019. Merry Christmas from our insane family to yours!   (If you’re an email or RSS subscriber and can’t see our sweet family photo, click here.)

Published: 2 months ago

2018 Year in Review: Books

No self-respecting blogger, Facebooker, or Twitterer can let the end of a calendar year elapse without waxing eloquently about their top ten lists. This year, I have two. The posts list is coming next week, but for today, I want to talk about the top …

Published: 2 months ago

This Weekend, Be There. Be All There.

While the rest of the world limps along with one Super Bowl per year, church people get two. And one of them is coming up this weekend. I’m referring, of course, to the weekend before Christmas: one half of the church Super Bowl duo …

Published: 2 months ago

Top Ten Quotes: No Silver Bullets

As ministry leaders, we tend to want quick fixes. We put a lot of stock in reading a book and then making sweeping changes as a result. We like to go to conferences and come back with ideas on how to change our ministry …

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“I Didn’t Sign Up For This.”

What happens when your team changes horses mid-stream? What do you do when your original job description gets dismantled? How do you maneuver the challenges of an ever-changing organization?   There are times that volunteer teams switch courses. And when that happens, it can …

Published: 3 months ago

Cornerstone Christian Church (Duncannon, Pennsylvania)

Each month, we revisit a series of posts called Guest Services Road Trip. We’ll travel the country from the comforts of our couches, interviewing leaders who are in the trenches of ministry. Do you have an idea for GSRT destination? Have a leader I need to talk to? …

Published: 3 months ago

Q&A: Should Small Groups Serve Together?

Q: We are in the middle of a shift where we are putting our primary focus on groups, and small groups serving together will be a vital part of that structure. We do okay getting groups to serve on one-offs or mission trips, but …

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