Dropping Some Zeros?

I think our marketing budgets and production budgets have too many zeros on the end of them.  Here is what I mean: A couple of times per year I receive a large box in the mail from a national church leader conference. The box contains several posters to hang in the...

A 5 day small step or giant leap?

This post is inspired by the always great Geoff Surratt and his blog post here There are 5 days between Christmas Eve and Sunday 29th, which is to say that most pastors will be planning 3 different worship gatherings in an 8 day period.  Sunday Dec 22, Tues Dec...

This just in from Donald Miller

If we want to understand spiritual growth, we need to study stuff that God makes, not the stuff that Steve Jobs made, no offense to Steve Jobs.  We need to study agriculture, not human inventions.  The more we are removed from the way we process food, the less we...

Top 9 from the Multiply Conference

Last Thursday afternoon/Friday morning I snuck down to the “Multiply Conference” in Colorado Springs hosted by Vanguard Church.  I’d not heard of Vanguard, or Multiply before, but when I saw that Larry Osborne was the keynote speaker, I wanted to go....

Drafting and Leading and Jon Acuff

I’d like to meet Jon Acuff one day.  He’s hilarious, succinct and profound.  That’s some pretty rare air he’s sucking down, juggling those three gifts. Here is a recent blog post from Jon, I’m copying it verbatim.  Hope you enjoy: The...