The happy debrief

“So, how did the project / event go?” When we ask for feedback, what we really want to hear is all the good stuff — People loved it! We were under budget! Better than expected! That was freaking awesome, and I can’t wait to do it again! Thank you all for your hard work, and […]

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The Playground

When you hear the word “playground,” what comes to mind? It takes me back to elementary school, waiting for the bell to ring for recess. Boom! I was out the doors and onto the playground. Every day was a new adventure. It could be a game of tag, kickball, who could go the farthest on […]

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Retreat

What comes to mind when you hear the word “retreat”?

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Drought

When I hear the word “drought,” the majority of the time I think of Third World countries.

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Saving the starfish

How can I make a difference with all the homeless in our own community?

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Passing the Baton

One sport that is fascinating to me is the relay race.

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Do you need any help?

I’ve always been that guys who’s willing to jump in and help. I’ll step up, even if you didn’t ask for the help. Afterward, I get that warm, fuzzy feeling that comes with doing something good for someone. It’s not that I want any public affirmation; it’s just nice to know, personally, that I can […]

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It’s just a quick remodel

After reviewing our current lobby and how things flow (or don’t flow), we found we had space that wasn’t being used to its full potential. After several brainstorming sessions, we had a plan. Well, kind of a plan — more like a lot of cool ideas. So, let’s get the ball rolling; let’s do this […]

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Community: What does that really mean?

The city in which I live is my community, and my neighborhood is my community. I have a community of friends who don’t live in my community. I’m part of a community of church business administrators, both locally and nationally. We can be a part of almost any community we choose, and there are many […]

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The grass isn’t always greener on the other side

Is the grass really greener on the other side? When you stand in your front yard and look across the street at your neighbor’s lawn, their grass appears to look thick, green and pretty darn good. Have you ever sat at your desk ― or, better yet ,driven down the road ― and looked at […]

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