Category: Guest Services

Applications From Appliances

The last few weeks have been…interesting…around the Franks household, to say the least. If it can be plugged in, cranked up, or taken apart, it’s probably broken at the least opportune time. I’m talking,...

Easter is Over. Now What?

The Christian church just wrapped up one of the busiest weekends of our year. Community outreaches and egg hunts and extra services and cantatas and new volunteers and sunrise services and special sermons and...

Give ‘Em an Out

When the church gathers, it’s assumed that the majority of those gathered will be…well…the church: redeemed saints who worship Jesus, encourage one another, and look to the cross. But even if saints are the...

Easter Isn’t Your Super Bowl

At the time this post goes live, we’re a dozen days away from observing the cornerstone of the Christian faith. The church calendar hinges on the death and resurrection of Jesus. Christmas celebrates the...

Get Rid of the Bug in Your Light

My friend Jeff told me about his recent visit to the dentist. The checkup went well (no cavities!). The appointment went as expected (the hygienist was prepared and the dentist was on time). The...

Worthy of the Saints

I commend to you our sister Phoebe, a servantĀ of the church at Cenchreae, that you may welcome her in the Lord in a way worthy of the saints, and help her in whatever she...

Fix It Before You’re Asked to Fix It.

I’m an unabashed fan of Southwest Airlines. They take customer service seriously without taking themselves too seriously. The cheap fares, the creative announcements, and the flight attendants’ repartee have created a loyal customer on...

8 Things I Learned As A Church Guest

A few weeks ago I attended church with my niece. She has started going to a brand-new campus of an eighty-year-old church, their first foray into multi-site. The campus has been live for four...