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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 a...

Flashback Friday: Never Lose the Guest Mentality

Flashback Friday: Never Lose the Guest Mentality

It’s Friday, Friday, which means I pull a post out of the archives. If you haven’t seen it, it’s new to you. Boom. If I can curse people with one thing that I’m cursed with...

Thursday Three For All

Thursday Three For All

The Church Welcome: This Time, With Feeling! (via @CarynRivadeneir) This is why we do what we do. While the cynic in me roars that the employees are only so welcoming because they’re being paid to or because we paid...

Church at the Ballpark: Why You Should Attend

Church at the Ballpark: Why You Should Attend

In just under four weeks we’ll be celebrating what promises to be the largest worship service ever at the Summit Church. Church at the Ballpark 2011 saw over 7200 people gather from all of our campuses...

Tim Keller on First Impressions

There’s a “Keller Clause” in the contract of all Summit employees. Because he and our lead pastor are besties, we have to quote Keller roughly every 20 minutes, or our tithing rate goes up significantly....

Thursday Three For All

Thursday Three For All

“Preachers of LA” brings the prosperity gospel to reality TV. ~sigh~ I’m not even sure where to begin with this. But I do like Joe Carter’s response over at the Gospel Coalition blog. “P. Diddy, Jay-Z,...

Why You Shouldn’t Serve The Church

[This post is based on a sermon I preached at the Summit’s Brier Creek Campus. If you get the notion, you can listen to the entire message here.] You don’t have to live in Church World...

“You Happy, Daddy?”

My little girl will turn three in August. She is the source of way too much laughter in our family. Her adorability seems to know no bounds, and she has her three big brothers, her...

Flashback Friday: Pride And Anxiety

Flashback Friday: Pride And Anxiety

Often when I pray, I’ll pray through 1 Peter 5:5-7 as a reminder of how to walk through my day: Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud...

Never Lose the Guest Mentality

Never Lose the Guest Mentality

As my role has grown and developed over the last decade, I find myself getting really excited over certain things. Nope, not the inevitable leftover Chick-fil-A sandwich at a Saturday night Starting Point event (hello,...

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