Tagged: church

Own It & On It

Not long ago I had a conversation with a couple of friends who are church planters. These guys are heroes: serving Jesus and building community like a boss. They’ve sacrificed time, sanity, and salary...

Gaining By Losing: a Review

My pastor wrote a book. Another one. This makes four, if you’re not counting The Adventures of Tripod the Three-Legged Dog, which was a graphic novel he penned in fourth grade, according to a fact...

Summoning the Genie

When you’re responsible for overseeing hospitality at a church, it’s only a matter of time until you start asking the “now what?” questions: We’ve developed a process for welcoming guests…now what? Everybody receives a gift...

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...

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...

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...

Monday Matters

It’s Monday. Normally we reserve this day for moping, griping, and slugging along, reviewing the weekend and ticking off tasks for the week ahead. Mondays aren’t on anyone’s list of top three days of the...