Category: Learning Curve

Virtual Elevators, Fake Planks, and Real Faith

A few weeks ago I strapped on a virtual-reality headset for the first time, in an effort to prove that you can teach an old dog new ways of wasting an afternoon. The very first...

God, Give Us the Grace to be Grateful.

It’s Thanksgiving Day in the United States, and the purpose of Thanksgiving is to…well…give thanks. In your family or friend group, perhaps you have different ways of doing that: your Methodist preacher granddaddy says the...

Musings on Working from Home (from a Guy Who Has Never Worked from Home)

As you read this, I will officially be on day four of what is – for now – the new normal. A week ago today, our staff team was told that our offices would remain...

Who Are You Reading?

I’ve had the same conversation several times in the past few months. The first time, it was with a friend who had read my list of books I recommend to those in the guest services...

“May We Glorify You Through Our Spreadsheets”

Last week as our staff team came back together for the first day of 2018, we had much to celebrate: over 14,000 in attendance at Christmas at DPAC 2017, over $34,000 raised for NeighborHealth Center,...

When Darkness Seems to Hide His Face

Our nation has woken up to yet another mass shooting. With every click of the “refresh” button, the news updates reveal more carnage, more sorrow out of Las Vegas: 20 dead. Now 50. 100 injured....

Never Shut Up.

My pastor is fond of a particular saying: When you are sick of saying it, the leaders in your ministry have probably just heard it. When your leaders are sick of hearing it, then everyone...

Danny Recommends: Assistant.to

Every so often we dip our toes into a series called Danny Recommends:, posts that tip you off to the stuff that I…you know. The recommendations might be products for use in your ministry, resources that will...

Take Ten.

I am what you would call a maximalist. Now in fairness, I’m not 100% sure that’s a word, nor am I 100% sure that if it is a word, I’m using it correctly. So let me explain...

Crossbridge Church (Sugar Land, Texas)

Today I’m launching a monthly series of posts called Guest Services Road Trip. Join me in traveling the country (maybe the globe?) from the comforts of our collective iDevices, interviewing leaders who are in the trenches of...

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