Stop Ignoring Second-Time Guests

Ever had one of those AHA-Moments? Ya know, when the light comes on? I’ll be the first one to admit that I’m not the brightest crayon in the box. Metaphorically speaking, most of the time I’m so slow that I’m one of the final ones to reach the finish line. I finally got there the […]

How To Discover Your Church’s Spiritual Status On Easter

Ever wondered how many people in your church are faithful followers in comparison to how many are not? Every Sunday during my message, there’s always a brief portion in the introduction to establish common ground so as to include Christians and non-Christians alike. Still, I can’t help but wonder if there are really non-Christians present. […]

Simplifying Next Steps

I’ve recently started running again.  I went through some sort of mental funk for about a year and a half where I really could care less how I ended up physically.  It was one of those seasons where God really had to work on my heart and outlook on life.  But, I won’t bore you […]

I Hate Self-Checkout!

You can call me old-fashioned if you want to.  I’m okay with that.  But I hate how many retail stores have transitioned to self-checkout.  Have noticed that?  I’ve even felt pressure lately to use the self-checkout.  I know, I hate change, right?  The lack of customer service, though, bothers me.  I’d rather spend an extra […]

3 Ways To Create Raving Fans

Jeff Henderson, one of Andy Stanley’s right hand men, talks about his experience at a Ritz Carlton.  As he drove up, he was greeted by someone to open the car door for him and to take his bags.  As Jeff was walking inside the hotel, he glanced back and noticed the guy who just helped […]