Tagged: church

The Gospel Summit

One of the things I’m grateful for about our church is our commitment to resource other churches. It’s not because we do things better than everyone else (a quick peek will dispute that). It’s...

Explain Yourself

Sometimes church people do things that don’t make a lot of sense to non-church people.   Exhibit A: Backtizing. Last Saturday I was snuggling up with my four year old daughter, a requisite part...

Just Because You Can…

Let’s play pretend for just a moment, shall we? (I’m a daddy to a four year old. I’m good at this game.) Let’s pretend that you serve at a church with an unlimited budget. A...

What a Guest Wants

In a recent post I mentioned the importance of listening to your guests’ vision: figuring out their “What’s in it for me?” question. Not long after, I received this email from alert reader / current fellow pastor /...

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...

Vision Weekend 2015

No doubt about it: one of my favorite things we do all year at the Summit is our annual Vision Weekend. It’s a look back at God’s faithfulness. A look ahead at his promises....

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...

Like a Good Neighbor…

In an earlier post I mentioned that last weekend, churches all over the map experienced a significant attendance bump as vacations ended and schedules got back to normal. That was especially true at 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...