Category: Guest Services

Values: Part 2

Recently our church rolled out a set of four values that define our mission. These are not new values, just updated ways of expressing the principles that have guided us since our inception in...

Values: Part 1

Recently our church rolled out a set of four values that define our mission. These are not new values, just updated ways of expressing the principles that have guided us since our inception in...

Values: The Intro

Recently our church rolled out a set of four values that define our mission. These are not new values, just updated ways of expressing the principles that have guided us since our inception in...

At Least You Tried.

Last week I stopped by a local restaurant to place a take-out order. As soon as I walked in, I spotted the Alpha Server. You know the one I mean: there were any number...

You Can’t Claim Culture

Leaders love to talk about culture. We tout the culture we’ve built in our churches. We brag on the cohesive culture in our teams. We lament the toxic corners of staff culture, praise the...

Clarity > Accuracy

2020 has been a terrible year for those of us who get lost in the details. Why? Because we have had very few details. Or way too many details. (It’s definitely one of those...

It’s Not Enough to Know Your B.O.

We’re in the dog days of summer here in the western hemisphere. In North Carolina, the average daily temperatures hover in the low 300s and the humidity level is officially classified as “freshly-discarded gym...

Plumb Lines in a Pandemic, part 5

As church leaders begin to re-engage with in-person weekend services, I thought it might be fitting to revisit our Plumb Lines series, specifically applying those steady principles to our current uncertainty. A plumb line...

Plumb Lines in a Pandemic, part 4

As church leaders begin to re-engage with in-person weekend services, I thought it might be fitting to revisit our Plumb Lines series, specifically applying those steady principles to our current uncertainty. A plumb line...

Plumb Lines in a Pandemic, part 3

As church leaders begin to re-engage with in-person weekend services, I thought it might be fitting to revisit our Plumb Lines series, specifically applying those steady principles to our current uncertainty. A plumb line...