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2022 Training Dates: Pick Your Spot!

It’s time for another trip around the sun, which means our team has been hard at work outlining our 2022 Training Calendar. One of our staff values is that we want to “show our work,” meaning...

2021 Year in Review: Books

Earlier I shared the top ten most-read posts of 2021. Today, my top ten reads get their time in the sun. Again this year, I’ve stuck with my minimum :30 per day. I find that...

2021 Year in Review: Posts

‘Tis the season for everyone’s version of a top ten list. Here are – in no particular order – some of the most read posts from the last twelve months. If you haven’t read ’em,...

Merry Christmas from the Franks Family!

(If you’re an email subscriber or RSS feed reader can’t see this year’s Christmas card, click here.) Thanks for being a reader in 2021! It’s been another busy year in our ever-growing family, and I’m grateful...

The Christmas Story(ish)

The countdown to Christmas continues. Please enjoy this clip from last weekend’s Christmas With the Summit, which you can see in its entirety here. (If you’re an email or RSS subscriber, click here to see the video.)

Revelation 19

As we count down to Christmas, please take a few minutes to worship. This was the opener for Christmas With the Summit 2021, which you can watch in its entirety here. (If you’re an email...

Danny Recommends: Asana

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 will...

Save Your Spot for a 2022 Guest Services Weekender!

Sometimes it helps to break out of your context and get into another one. That’s the gist of our Guest Services Weekenders: we want church leaders to be able to look over our shoulders and...

Top Ten Quotes: At Your Best

At my core, I’m a guy who likes to work smarter, not harder. I enjoy maximizing my schedule and mapping my ideal week. I believe that checklists are one of God’s greatest gifts to us....

Why First-Time Guest Follow Up Matters (and Isn’t as Annoying as You Might Think)

If you want to divide a room full of church staff members, toss out a fun topic like Calvinism. Oops. I mean first-time guest follow up. (That paragraph was predestined to be unfunny.) There are...

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