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Don’t Waste Your Welcome Center

I’m a firm believer in First Time Guest tents. I think there are strategic, guest-focused, practical reasons for keeping them outside year-round, making them highly-visible – and highly-useful – to guests before they ever...

Thursday Three For All

It’s Thursday, kiddies: the day when I roll out a few things I’ve been reading over the past week. Three of ‘em, to be exact. Enjoy. (Remember: click on the big bold print to read...

Get Out In Front Of It

The beginning of a new year is a natural time for us to think we’re starting with a clean slate: I’m going to eat better. I’m going to exercise more. I’m going to spend more...

Have You Totaled Your Ministry Team?

In a recent post I mentioned my beloved thirteen year old Hyundai Sonata and all of her character issues: a door clicker that doesn’t work, floor mats that look like a cat gave birth on ’em, an...

Christmas at DPAC 2016: Day 1

Last night was one for the record books: as far as our last five years at DPAC, it was our second-highest crowd and our largest volunteer team ever assembled. In case you missed it (shame...

Christmas at DPAC: A Few Ways to Pray

An earlier version of this post originally appeared on December 22, 2015 As this post goes live on Thursday morning, the Durham Performing Arts Center will be noticeably more quiet than yesterday, and decidedly calmer than...

Top Reads of 2016

Some things are just certain at the end of a calendar year: people are going to attempt to beat tax deadlines, Christmas cards are going to threaten the sanity and backs of postal workers...