I don't have anything to do today…

Well, not really, but I don’t have a jam-packed, over-committed schedule today.  In fact the two things that were scheduled – my 11 mile run and my husband’s softball games* – are not happening because of the rain.  This leaves me with an open day.  Now, don’t get me wrong, I’ve got a “to do” list a mile […]

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Women Leaders Blogging

Over the last several months since I started this blog I have had the privilege to network with some other great women bloggers.  One of my goals for this blog is that it will become a network for women in leadership roles, so I thought I would share with you a few of the great […]

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What actually works

“There’s plenty we do – plenty we’ve always done – that has nothing to do with what actually works.”  Seth Godin from “Small is the New Big”  Today in our staff meeting we had a discussion that hit on this subject a bit.  Each year we set a staff Thematic Goal, a rallying cry, something […]

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Dreary Monday

Woke up to rain again this morning.   It was pretty dreary all weekend and I was really hoping for some sunshine to get the week off to a good start.  Oh well.  Speaking of weekend, here are some of the highlights for me: Ran 10 miles – furthest I’ve ever run. Went out for dinner and […]

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Equipping: The Leader’s Job

I read this little exercept from John C. Maxwell about the leader’s job of equipping others this morning.  This was really timely for me this week, so I thought I would share… Equipping is a tough job, much harder than shepherding.  The leader is to equip others for ministry.  Paul explains the goal for the […]

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Equipping: The Leader's Job

I read this little exercept from John C. Maxwell about the leader’s job of equipping others this morning.  This was really timely for me this week, so I thought I would share… Equipping is a tough job, much harder than shepherding.  The leader is to equip others for ministry.  Paul explains the goal for the […]

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Reading Habits

I read a lot and people often ask me what I’m reading.  The answer to that question is often complicated because I am usually in the middle of several books at one time.  I thought I would share my reading formula with you: At any one time there are at least three books that I […]

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We have an amazing team!

Well, we made it through 6 Easter services at Cross Point – 4 services in Nashville and 2 services in Dickson.  Both campuses had great attendance and altogether approximately 2500 people celebrated Easter at Cross Point – unbelievable! I was so proud of our team this weekend!  I spent the weekend at the Nashville campus […]

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The Golden Girls

“Friendships grow over time just like seeds. I have to nurture my friendships and wait to reap the harvest. We live in a day and age when we want things fast. Even with our relationships-many of us want to connect right away. We want deep friendships now. We don’t want to share our lives with […]

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Always striving

“As for me, I will see Your face in righteousness; I shall be satisfied when I awake in Your likeness.”  Psalm 17:15 I discovered this verse in high school and it quickly became my life verse.  To me it speaks to that constant pursuit of being Christ-like – refusing to be satisfied until I awake in […]

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