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It’s Not Beneath You.

There are jobs that we never outgrow. There are duties that we can never completely hand off to another. There are responsibilities that will remain our responsibility no matter how high we climb up...

Danny Recommends: Mr. Heater

Every so often we dip our toes into a series called Danny Recommends:, posts that tip you off to the stuff that I…you know. The recommendations might be products for use in your ministry, resources that...

Do You Need an Imperfectionist?

Regular readers know that I’m always on somewhat of a Disney kick, but my Disney kick has been even kickier lately. Between Disney+, an upcoming discussion around Be Our Guest, a recent trip to...

Top Ten Quotes: When

Timing matters. Seasons are a real thing. And in Daniel Pink’s book When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing, he takes us on a deep dive in understanding how the clock, the calendar, and...

Q&A: How Can We Stop Losing People?

Q: We strive to do two things well: Sunday experience and in-home small groups. However, regular attendees who have gone through our connection processes sometimes just disappear. Do you have any advice? [Tyler Tran,...

“That Guy is My Hero.”

A few weeks ago, one of our longest-tenured Guest Services volunteers retired. Hung up his parking vest. Turned in his walkie-talkie. And stepped away from a ministry he’s loved and thrived in for well...

Answer Some Questions. Get Fifty Bucks.

The survey has now closed. Congrats to Tim Clayton of Corpus Christi, Texas, winner of the $50 Amazon gift card! It’s time for our annual blog survey…a dozen quick questions that you can answer...