Do your women know how to contact you?

Before you answer “yes”, let me share a recent experience I had with you. A couple of months ago we had some workers show up unexpectedly at our house at 8:30 AM. Normally that wouldn’t be a problem. But it was my Bible study morning. I was in charge of the prayer request notebook, which was sitting in my living room. As much as I wanted to be at the Bible study, I needed to be home. I had less than an hour to try to contact the … [Read more...]

Why You Should Never Send an Empty Email

I once received an email from a church staff member that was empty. There was not a single word in the body of the email. But there was an attachment. Newsletter 25. Maybe they were in a hurry. I try, really I do, to extend grace whenever possible. Despite any assumed or imagined circumstances, that empty email left me feeling empty. They had missed an opportunity. A quick “Hey all, hope your week is off to a great start! We’ve … [Read more...]