Tagged: church

Thursday Three For All

Thursday Three For All

‘Mr. Spock goes to church’: How one Christian copes with Asperger’s syndrome. (via @BrantHansen) Fascinating. How are our churches doing in reaching people who feel “like an alien at church”? Multiple times, each week, every...

Do Hallelujah Fests Work?

It’s that time of year again: fall (or Autumn, if you consider yourself better than the rest of us). The time when hipsters break out their slightly-less-ironic scarves, pumpkin flavoring seeps into everything, and...

A Walk To Remember

Here on the ol’ blog, I talk a lot about the mechanics of hospitality: systems, structures, and staffing that takes a biblical virtue and puts it together on an institutional level. But perhaps more...

Speechless. Again.

Speechless. Again.

I recognized that moment immediately yesterday. It was the same moment I’d experienced two years prior. It was the experience of seeing hundreds of people leave their seats, walk the concourse, take the steps, head to...

Thursday Three For All

Thursday Three For All

Your Theology Doesn’t Matter (via @BenReed, HT @AlanPace). Simply put? Ben nails it. If you want to make loyal “customers,” (people who don’t just show up once, but come back regularly) that doesn’t start in...

Vision Weekend 2013

Vision Weekend 2013

What. A. Weekend. We had a Small Groups Conference, College Leadership Retreat, and the largest Starting Point in the history of the Summit. We launched four new service times at two different campuses, on-boarded...

Living the Mission

Living the Mission

A bit of backstory: at the church where I serve, our Brier Creek Campus has a venue that opens during the fall and spring, our peak attendance times. We call it “BC South,” and...