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Hasta La Vista, Crybaby.

Babies are adorable (except when they’re not). And even crying babies can be cute (though, I’ve found it helps if it’s not your baby doing the crying). But what happens when a cute crying baby starts being…uh…cute…in the...

The Morning After: A Call To Humility

I’m currently hanging out with some of our overseas personnel, so I thought I’d dig up a post out of the archives that was originally published on the first Wednesday of November 2012. Yep…our...

Killing the Culture of Entitlement

I’m currently out of the country, spending some time with our overseas personnel. I’m in an area where the gospel is not widely known, and the believers who reside here are in constant threat...

Crazy Busy or Just…Crazy?

This season is what you might call “intensely active.” I’ve known it was coming for a while. Could see it’s approach like storm clouds on the horizon. Even had a date in my mind that...

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...

Serving…Or Simply Surviving?

What kind of mindset are you building into the volunteer culture of your church? Is your church a place where volunteers are healthy, excited, and reproducing? Or do you find that every weekend is an...

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...

First Time Guest Surveys: A Primer

Today’s question comes from Todd Singletary, Pastor to Guests at Grace Church in South Carolina. He asks: Do you use any surveys or tools to get feedback from someone after their first visit?  Yep. Yep we do. First...