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Thursday Three For All

Thursday Three For All

Three things that have grabbed my attention like a spider monkey grabs a toupee off a bald guy’s head, in 3…2… Fluffo Gave Middle Tennesseans Good Night’s Sleep For 80 Years. In the “purely personal”...

Capturing the Magic

Capturing the Magic

No doubt about it, this little girl loves her daddy and our special time together. And by “loves” I mean “I think my ear drum ruptured.”

Forever Home.

Forever Home.

The bystanders at Raleigh-Durham Airport never knew what hit them. Late Monday afternoon a few dozen people descended on Terminal 2. They brought banners and balloons and cookies and a camera crew. They gathered...

The High Cost of Free

The High Cost of Free

Last Thursday night was designated family night at the Casa de la Franks, a night where we temporarily gave up the individual staring at iPads, iPods, iPhones and iPreciouses for the collective staring at...

Thursday Three For All

Thursday Three For All

It’s easy-peasy day around the blog, where I put up cool links and you click ’em. Hey, I’m just here to serve. The One Minute Change That Will Transform Your Company. Or your church. It’s...

Get To vs. Guilted To

One of our volunteer plumb lines is that you should serve because you get to, not because you’re guilted to. There’s a world of difference between those two words. Guilted to people sign up to serve in the nursery...

Why You Should Serve This Christmas

Unless you’ve been hiding out under a rock for the last few weeks, you know that our church is presenting Christmas at DPAC (Durham Performing Arts Center) on December 23-24. It’ll be five big services...

Joy To Her World

Joy To Her World

I snapped this yesterday, during a quiet Sunday afternoon where Haven was having her yuletide world rocked. This year she’s all about The Polar Express. She calls it the “Magic Train.” When the opening...