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Can You Have Too Many Volunteers?

If you’ve perused this blog for any length of time, you’ve noticed two things: I rarely – if ever – use the word peruse. I’m a firm believer that you can never have too many...

Remembering Truett

Yesterday morning America woke up to the news that Truett Cathy – founder of Chick-fil-A and indisputable godfather of the chicken sandwich – had passed away. Throughout the day I saw tributes on Twitter,...

Who’s Gonna Stay at 30K?

It’s football season. Which – for my wife – means one thing: It’s marching band season.  That’s right. Merriem is a marching band gal from way back. Football season means she gets to gleefully...

Flashback Friday: I Have A Question

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you!   Okay, so I don’t really have a question. For once, I’m not the hand-raised,...

Thursday Three for All

It’s Thursday, kiddies: the day when I roll out a few things I’ve been reading over the past week. Three of ‘em, to be exact. Enjoy.   Why Kids Need to See Their Parents...

Thursday Three For All

It’s Thursday, kiddies: the day when I roll out a few things I’ve been reading over the past week. Three of ‘em, to be exact. Enjoy.   Ready or Not, the Class of 2018...

You Need a Story Repository

Every family has one. You know what I’m talking about: that one relative who is the Keeper Of The Stories. He or she bellies up to the dinner table at every birthday party, Christmas,...

The Greatest Test of Your Ministry

I had a couple of great student pastors growing up. “Bob” (I’ll call him that, because that’s his real name) was runnin’ the show during my early high school years. He was infamous for...