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You Belong In The Zoo

On Friday, we had the brilliant idea that we’d make the short trip down 85 to spend the day at the North Carolina Zoo. We took Haven once last year, but felt like –...

Thursday Three For All

Thursday Three For All

Are you preparing for growth? (via Steven Kryger) Being a part of a rapidly-growing church for the last decade, I can attest that growth is messy. Sometimes painful. Not always a lot of fun. But...

Thursday Three For All

Thursday Three For All

(Remember campers, if you’re new to Thursday Three For All, click on the bold print to read the entire / original post. Spell it out. One of my greatest leadership sins is thinking that my...

Breakfast & Biracial Families

Breakfast & Biracial Families

This is my new favorite commercial on TV, for obvious reasons. The little girl is cute as a button, and reminds me of…I don’t know…somebody.   But if you’ve been following the blogosphere, you...

Betraying Our Baptist Roots

Betraying Our Baptist Roots

Just another Sunday night at the Franks house. Austin put on some Andy Mineo (or at least I think that was Andy Mineo), and the only two people in our house with any rhythm...

Thursday Three For All

Thursday Three For All

The Baptist men, they’re going to get it done tomorrow. (via @DennyBurk) The first church I served had a big-time Disaster Relief Ministry. Dick Staggs could cook eggs on a modified hubcap like nobody’s business....

I Got Middle Schooled

  Yesterday was a hard day. Several weeks ago, I signed up as a volunteer proctor at Jacob & Austin’s school. The sales pitch was that parents were needed to hang out in the...

Thursday Three For All

Thursday Three For All

You say, “This is a lazy man’s way of writing a blog post.” I say, “This is the way of a flippin’ GENIUS.” How to set yourself up for a productive day. (via @MichaelHyatt) Ah, if...