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When Good Systems Go Bad

My adopted hometown of Durham, North Carolina is known for a lot of things: we’re the City of Medicine. We’re historically a tobacco town (because smoking and medicine go great together). We’re the home...

It’s Okay To Pass

As I type, I’m sitting in a local tire repair shop, getting my front driver’s side tire plugged. Or patched. Or replaced. They haven’t told me which one just yet, but I’m sure it’ll...

New socialMEdia™ Small Groups Cancelled

New socialMEdia™ Small Groups Cancelled

It’s a sad day for the online community. Yesterday I announced the launch of the Summit’s brand new initiative called socialMEdia™ Small Groups: the groups that let you grow in grace without getting off...

A Thousand Thanks

A Thousand Thanks

Today marks a milestone of sorts on the ol’ blog: you’re reading post number 1,000. Well, y’know. 1,000 according to the WordPress dashboard. That includes all the Flashback Friday posts, those days where I...

Thursday Three For All

Thursday Three For All

You Can Never Know It All. (via @TheJimmyCollins) This is a great post on when to gather more information and when to act. There will never be a situation when we will know everything before...

Leaders Pick Up The Trash

On Sunday morning I was walking up the sidewalk at one of our campuses when I saw our First Impressions Director coming from the other direction. He’d take a few steps, stoop down. Take a...

When Faith Becomes Sight: Noah’s Story

When Faith Becomes Sight: Noah’s Story

Our Summit family lost a warrior this weekend. Noah Spivey was a seventeen year old who had seen more than his fair share of suffering. For the last four years he’s battled Ewing’s sarcoma,...