The Monday Rule

Make Sundays Great Again


The simple implementation of the Monday rule can change the climate of your church for the better significantly. New Vintage Church has worked, unofficially, at creating a “Monday Rule” culture. We’ve never stated it¬†officially, but is understood by most of our people nonetheless because we have encouraged it from our beginning. Staff abides by it, […]

Leadership Principles from the Vending Machine – The 85-Cent Principle

Simple beats cheap almost every time


I recently went to a vending machine to purchase a snack. The Twix bar in slot B-3 was calling my name. It cost eighty-five cents. “Eighty-five cents?” I thought. What an odd price for a vending machine. Usually it’s fifty cents, seventy-five cents, or a dollar. I realized if I bought the Twix I had […]

Friday Stream of Consciousness -142

Featuring Ken Griffey Jr., The Lone Bellow, and the Aging Suit

stream of consciousness

Here’s what’s on my mind this morning: HOW IN THE WORLD COULD ANYONE VOTE AGAINST KEN GRIFFEY JR. FOR THE HALL OF FAME? Trevor Hoffman also should have made it. It looks like the Chargers are headed to Los Angeles. I won’t pull for them–even though from Long Beach and their stadium will be about […]