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Summer Reading List 2019: Mine.

Earlier this week I tossed eleven books your way that I think you should read this summer. But earlier still, I started polling the social media interwebs to figure out what you’re reading that...

Danny Recommends: camelcamelcamel

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...

Announcing the 2019 One-Day Workshops

Our One-Day Workshops are coming back for a fourth big year! Since 2016, almost 400 leaders from across the country have taken part in these practical training events. We’re bringing them back in August,...

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,...

Primer Posts

Outer Entry Basics

You just landed on an every-once-in-a-while series called Primer Posts, a curated collection of my favorite articles and books on one particular topic. These are the resources I usually point to when people ask about getting...

Seven Tips to Slay Your Inbox

I have long been a believer in Inbox Zero. It’s by no means a daily occurrence, but it’s a habit I try to keep as often as I can (normally I get there 4...

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...