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Together For Adoption 2015

Next month the church where I serve (The Summit Church) will be hosting Together for Adoption 2015: a like-minded gathering of people with a heart for orphans and an eye towards the fatherless. T4A’s...

What’s Stopping You?

It’s Monday. Which means – if you’re anything like me – you’re rolling into the office with a pocket full of Post-It notes, a half a dozen thoughts scribbled onto the back of your...

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 bold print to read the...

Plan the Work. Work the Plan.

I’m smack-dab in the middle of an intense season. Events and projects and meetings and tasks are piling up higher and faster than pumpkin spice products on aisle twelve of Kroger. Yesterday I bounced from...

Always On

If you work with people on the weekend, you’re always on. Our guests are always arriving, and you have to be ready for their arrival. You have to be prepared to offer help. You have to...

No More Ghost Towns

Imagine for a moment that you serve on the guest service team at your church. You show up faithfully each week. You attend your Sunday School class, and the moment class is over you...

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 bold print to read the...

For Them

Churches are notorious for building the kingdom. That seems like a good thing, until you realize that it’s not the kingdom with a capital “K” that the Bible talks about. Rather, it’s our own...