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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 what...

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 reading...

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 Sunday’s...

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 losers...

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 labeled...

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 passionate...

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.  It’s...

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 iced...

Confessions of a Control Freak

“My name is Danny, and I like things to be done my way.” If I ever attend a twelve-step program, that’ll be my opening line.  I was singing Frank Sinatra lyrics before I knew the...

Frontline

Yesterday I was in a meeting hammering out some details for what will be the volunteer event of the year here at the Summit.  Go ahead and mark your calendar for August 15-16.  This Friday...

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