Tagged: Jesus

Flashback Friday: Don’t Look Back

Flashback Friday: Don’t Look Back

Yes, I recognize the irony in having a flashback post that tells you not to look back, but work with me here, people. Wednesday was a first at our household.  After weeks of begging,...

This Is Not Normal

This Is Not Normal

Yesterday afternoon marked the launch of the eighth campus of the Summit Church. Summit Blue Ridge kicked off with two services, a huge army of volunteers, and over 600 people in attendance. As I...

Whatever It Takes: A Love Story

Whatever It Takes: A Love Story

You’re looking at my friends Ryan and Morgan, and my friend-that-I-haven’t-yet-met, Charlie. Charlie is an orphan from central Africa. Scratch that. Was an orphan from central Africa. A few months ago, a court declared Charlie a...

Putting a Dent in Advent

I’ll start this post with a couple of confessions: Confession #1: I stink at family devotions. Like, stink at ’em. Not “we could get better. Last year we only memorized Leviticus, this year we’re going...

Just Get Out Of The Way

Yesterday on my way home from church, I had an experience that was so surreal, so otherworldly, that I just wanted to keep driving around for a while in order to extend the moment...

Thursday Three For All

Thursday Three For All

When Jesus Haunts Your Halloween. (via @davidcmathis) When Jesus haunts our Halloween, we pour in the extra energy and creativity to capitalize on this opportunity to meet new neighbors and go deep with the old...

Believing Forgetters

Last week our staff team celebrated communion together, as we do each month. It’s one of my favorite times of worship here at the Summit, a time when none of us are worrying with...