Showing posts from September, 2016

The Big Announcement

I haven't blogged in a while.  It isn't that I don't like it.  I just didn't feel like it.  It wasn't a symptom of something more sinister.  I didn't feel like I had a good reason to blog.  But today changed that. For the last few days, I have been saying that we were going to make a big announcement at church. But let me show you how we got here. A few months ago, Duke Matlock of the founder of Invest Leadership Initiative and I set this date for him to come and speak at my church.   Duke is my personal coach, and I wanted him to come and inspire the people to pursue change like he has inspired me to. A few weeks ago someone stopped by my office to share with FFWC an offering of $3,400 that is dedicated to replacing some carpet in our church.  Now does the carpet need replacing?  It's fire engine red and has been there since 1979.  Now before you get an image of this horribly stained thread bear carpet, it isn't.  It looks as good as the day th