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Tips for Remote Warriors

As I type, a portion of our church offices (including my own) are getting a quick paint job. Our offices are mostly populated by guys in their 20’s to 40’s, so the walls are not...

Love What You Do…

  My firstborn, Jacob, and I grabbed lunch at a local pizza place a few days ago. Without knowing it, we were walking in to dinner and a show: a window washer who was wowing...

Thursday Three For All

The Art of Reading, Remembering, and Retaining More Books. (via @Buffer) Speaking of speed-reading, you’ll have to do it to this lengthy article, but there’s some good stuff here.  I look at books as investments...

We Send Our Best

This weekend the Summit commissioned 108 people to four North American church plants. Over the next few weeks we’ll be seeing these folks move to D.C., Wilmington, NC, and two locations in Durham. Our Summit Network has...

Flashback Friday: Senior Night

Flashback Friday: Senior Night

This is a different kind of Flashback Friday. Most weeks, I dig into the archives and pull up an old post. (Haven’t seen it? It’s new to you!) But here’s a fair warning: this...

Thursday Three For All

You know the drill, campers: Thursday is lazy day. I cut and paste, you humor me and pretend I did some work.   Easter Was Not Enough… Expectation Shapes Experience 51 Other Sundays. (via @thebryanrose,...

A Plea to Pastors on Easter Weekend

Pastors: they’re coming. Easter weekend is one of the two largest church attendance weekends in any calendar year. People attend church with Grandma. Irreligious people come because it’s still the socially acceptable thing to...

Good Friday? Great Friday.

This post seems to appear every couple of years here, and for good reason. Max Lucado reminds us that the cross isn’t just an event in history, but a life-changing event right now. As...

Thursday Three For All

Ten Big Reasons Easter Giveaways Are Unwise. (via @JaredCWilson) I guess this blows our Keurig giveaway out of the water. Every year some churches seek to outdo themselves — and their local competition — by luring...