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Frontline Recap

Frontline Recap

One of my mentors is fond of telling me that my desire for perfection always leads to procrastination.  Put another way, I want everything to fall into place before the big reveal.  That’s definitely...

It’s Here!

Straight up: you should be here tonight and tomorrow.  As a staff, we’ve laughed ourselves silly getting ready for this thing (there’s gonna be humor), and then we’ve sat in amazement as we’ve realized...

Just Take a Step

Just Take a Step

We’re just a couple of days away from the behemoth Frontline weekend.  If you are a part of the Summit and are not planning to be there, I have an assignment for you: stop...

My Life in Pictures

My Life in Pictures

This was my view this time last week. Nothing but my ten hideous toes and the vast expanse of my in-laws’ pool. This is my view this morning.  A few hundred info cards from...

Square Pegs and Round Holes

Life is too short to do something you’re not wired to do. I learned this my first semester in seminary.  When you’re in seminary, you have to get something called a Seminary Job.  (Some...

Dance With the One Who Brung Ya

There’s a word that’s dirty and glorious all at the same time when it’s spoken in the local church: consumerism.  It’s a dirty word because as God Fearing Christians, we don’t want to be...

Summer Church Tour ’08

Summer Church Tour ’08

I’ve laced up my asbestos suit and waded back into the firestorm I’ve created by daring to mock North Carolina pork products.  Two things are very obvious from the last post: You tarheels are...

The Controversial Post

The Controversial Post

There’s a topic that I’ve been very cautious not to tackle in the fledgling days of this blog.  It’s a subject which, at its very core, has the power to split friendships and families....

Summer is for Downtime

Summer is for Downtime

I’m on the road with my immediate family to visit the extended family.  My bride is apparently going to carry on an all-night TalkFest marathon with my stepmom, so I’m passing time until their...