The Wooly Mammoth is back

In an effort to become a better writer and to process some of my current thoughts on the Christian life, I thought I’d start writing here again. My main goal will be to write something interesting on each post. Today I thought I’d write about a book I just checked out at the library. It…

Getting Better thanks to my Ipod

I’ve spent the last few days listening to some audio books on my IPOD.  I can listen to them at double speed and I write down notes while I listen, so I can retain it.  Both of the books I listened to are old Malcolm Gladwell books.  Outliers was really good and Blink could have…

High Performing Organizations part 3

The final thing a High Performing Organization is : the investment of choice This is a tough one.  We have the best investment possible: Eternal and abundant life in Christ.  But what can we do to make this known and accessible to those who are unaware?  What can we do to make our attenders even…

High Performing Organizations part 2

The next thing that Ken Blanchard says a High Performing Organization must be is the “Employer of Choice”.  I’ll tweak this to the volunteer employer of choice.  What could CPC do to make volunteering the most meaningful experience possible?  What could we do to ensure that all of our attenders want to take a step to serve?I am working…

High Performing Organizations part 1

In his book, leading at a higher level, Ken Blanchard states that any High Performing Organization must seek to be the 1. Provider of choice 2. Employer of Choice and 3. the Investment of choice. 1.  Today I am asking myself, what could Connection Point Church do to be THE provider of Godly guidance to…

Book Report- UnChristian

Here is another Friday book review. Today the book is “Unchristian” by David Kinnaman and Gabe Lyons. This book looks at what non Christians think about Christians. This book uses a group of “outsiders” as a study group. This means people outside the Christian faith looking in. It includes Atheist, agnostics, those affiliated with other…

Book Report- UnChristian

Here is another Friday book review. Today the book is “Unchristian” by David Kinnaman and Gabe Lyons. This book looks at what non Christians think about Christians. This book uses a group of “outsiders” as a study group. This means people outside the Christian faith looking in. It includes Atheist, agnostics, those affiliated with other…

Book Report- The Tipping Point

Today I thought I would start with a blog series, meaning I will cover a topic for a while in order to bring a bit more value and structure to my dot com. This will also be a good reference for me and you. I am going to summarize and review some books that I…

Book Report- The Tipping Point

Today I thought I would start with a blog series, meaning I will cover a topic for a while in order to bring a bit more value and structure to my dot com. This will also be a good reference for me and you. I am going to summarize and review some books that I…