Posts with the category “scotts-thoughts”

Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Sep 25, 2022
by Scott Wakefield on September 25th, 2022
3 “Whys” & 2 “Bunchas” Today: Why No Scripture Onscreen During Preaching, (For Now)? / Why So Many Repeats Of Info? / Why Capitalize Every Word In A Title? / Buncha Multisite Campus Launch/Relaunch Updates & Thoughts / Buncha New & Old Miscellany  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Sep 11, 2022
by Scott Wakefield on September 11th, 2022
3rd Campus Updates & Thoughts / Upcoming Dates to Remember / The Latest Info / Buncha Misc Thoughts/Items / Buncha In-Case-You-Missed-'Ems From Recent Scott's Thoughts   Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Aug 28, 2022
by Scott Wakefield on August 28th, 2022
Buncha Multisite Vision, Thoughts, and Updates / Few Misc Items / The Crucial & Growing Importance of Disciplemakers, esp in Next Steps, (But also with Campus Pastors, Life Group Leaders, Serve Team Leaders, Small Groups Leaders, and Regular Old You) at 3 Campuses / Thank You for Your Everyday Boring Faithfulness  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Aug 21, 2022
by Scott Wakefield on August 21st, 2022
Reading Time: 5 mins / Aug is Life Groups Month, Revamped LG Page on Web, Back to Gospel of John Next Week / Don’t Miss “News Feed” on App / Pray for re|engage, Marriage Ministry Vids on App / Buncha 3rd Campus Launch Info & Updates / Parents Night @ 180 Students (Actually) This Wed / Brown Bags & Coffee Convos / "Events Cal" on App / Diff Between fccgreene.org & App, Scott’s Thoughts & Great Questions Answered Now on Web, More Few Small Explanations on Web  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Aug 14, 2022
by Scott Wakefield on August 14th, 2022
Many Miscellaneous Multisite & Ministry Musings and Memoranda / Guest & New Peeps: We're Launching a Third Campus on Sun, Oct 16, at South Greene High School / Lotsa Folks Being Baptized and Becoming Members / Aug is Life Groups Month / Guests & New Peeps, Pt 2 (and a Smidge of Refresher and New Stuff for Veteran FCCers): A Few Things to Know For Effectively Navigating FCC Goings-on / Kids (0-5th grade) Fall Volunteer Kickoff (for all 3 Campuses) is Today! / Students (6th-12th grades) – 180 Parent Night This Wed, 6-8p, at FCCGV campus, in the Student Center / General Fund Giving: Thank you! / Campus Commitments / Multisite Fund / Last Sun’s Multisite Dinner, South Greene Preview, and Launch Plans Update / Launch Guide / Preaching Rotation / The Role of Campus Pastors: Important & Life Group Coaches / Catalyst Coffee Has New Motto, Donates $2,000 Each to Hope Center & Longview Ranch, Takes Employees on Tours of Places Helped, Has New T-Shirts & Mugs, and Needs A Few New Good Employees   Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun Aug 7, 2022
by Scott Wakefield on August 7th, 2022
An Uncomfortable Post-Covid Thought: As a Church, Our Vision is God’s Glory, We Don’t Sit Around and Wait for People to Become Comfortable With That Vision, and It’s Time to Decide What That Means For You / My Calling and Role as Lead Pastor, Great Questions Answered, and a Forewarning   Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Jul 31, 2022
by Scott Wakefield on July 31st, 2022
Don't miss the “Super-Duper Mega-Important All-Church Multisite Dinner, Update, Meeting, and Prayer Time” next Sun, Aug 7, 5:30-7p! / August is Life Groups Month  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Jul 3, 2022
by Kelly Radank on July 3rd, 2022
Super-Duper Mega Important All-Church Multisite Dinner, Update, Meeting & Prayer Time / Splash was Really Good, Y'all / 6th Graders Serving on the Team / H7 Story: Catalyst Donates to the Hope Center / H7 Story: Campus Outreach at Chuckey-Doak, Greeneville, and South Greene High Schools / Update on Great Questions Answered, Brown Bags & Bible, and Coffee Convos.   Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Jun 12, 2022
by Scott Wakefield on June 12th, 2022
H7 Stories // Kids Splash! // Next Steps is Rolling! // A Few In-Case-You-Missed-Its // 3rd Campus Update, Multisite Response Cards, Vision Night // No Brown Bags & Bibles This Week // If You’re Well Aware of FCC Goings-on and A Regular Reader of Scott’s Thoughts and the Like… // Some Jumbled Thoughts on Commitment Since Covid  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, May 29, 2022
by Scott Wakefield on May 29th, 2022
Staff Update re our Financial Director/ Sermon Guide (SG) Changes Implemented Today: Inductive Bible Study Questions/ Thanks, Mowing Guys! / I Promise, I'm Actually Working on the (Slow Revival) of Great Questions (Slowly) Answered)/ In Case You Missed It / 3rd Campus/Multisite Campaign Update / Is it Just Me?!  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, May 22, 2022
by Scott Wakefield on May 22nd, 2022
New Folks, Next Steps // Interacting With Sermons // Our "Featured" Feature on the App // Re:gen as Discipleship Training // H7 Stories // Elders Letter re Multisite // The "Revival" of Great Questions Answered // Be Wise About the Nature of the Justice For Which You're Fighting // Thank You for Serving! // Multisite Campaign Update, Actual Launch Date, Response Card  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, May 1, 2022
by Scott Wakefield on May 1st, 2022
Total Reading Time: Smidge more than 3 min. (So, maybe, realistically 3-and-a-half?!) / A Few Quick Friendly Reminders: Youngsters Serving Faithfully, Multi Response Cards/Form, Thanks for Sending us to Conference, Recent Elders Letter / Overdue for a Thank You / Multisite Campaign Update  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Apr 24, 2022
by Scott Wakefield on April 24th, 2022
Total Reading Time: Smidge more than 4 min. / Some Quick Friendly Reminders, Did You Knows?!, and In Case You Missed Its / H7: Tell the story. "The Fantastic Four" at Afton / Next Steps is Next Week / Multisite Campaign Update, Response Card/Form  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Apr 10, 2022
by Scott Wakefield on April 10th, 2022
A Few Quick Bullet Points / New Next Steps Debuts to Much Acclaim / Brief Recap of Recent Multisite Vision Night and Q & A / Preaching Schedule: Currently Wonky. Will Realign Soon. Few Other Random Ramblings  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Mar 27, 2022
by Scott Wakefield on March 27th, 2022
Holy Moly, There's A Lot (Too Much) Going On at FCC / Read some Recent Scott's Thoughts / Middle/High School Parents, Meet Travis, Q&A, Etc. / All-Church Multisite Vision Night and Q & A / Brown Bags and Bibles Begins New Series on the Doctrine of the Word of God / Preaching Schedule  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Mar 13, 2022
by Scott Wakefield on March 13th, 2022
Total Reading Time: 4 mins. / Kids Check-in: Couple Changes Being Implemented & Admin Team Help Needed / Helping WOMEN Find and Follow Jesus / Hope Center, Greene County Right to Life / All-Church Multisite Vision Night and Q & A  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Mar 6, 2022
by Scott Wakefield on March 6th, 2022
Few Quick Misc Thoughts and FYIs / Multisite Vision Night and Q & A / Easter Jam / Small Tweaks to our Next Steps Process  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Feb 27, 2022
by Kelly Radank on February 27th, 2022
(What Turned Out to be More Than A) Few (Not So) Quick Misc Thoughts, FYIs, and ICYMIs (In Case You Missed Its) / Annual Membership Renewal & Spiritual Health Survey Follow-up / The Ongoing Evolution of the Sermon Guide, Study Questions, and the Imminent “Inductive Bible Study Guide”  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Feb 6, 2022
by Scott Wakefield on February 6th, 2022
Team Bash Was so Good, Y'all! / We Launch our 3rd Campus at South Greene High School Late Fall 2022 and Bob Radank is our Campus Pastor!  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sat, Jan 29, 2022
by Kelly Radank on January 29th, 2022
Team Bash is Tomorrow and You Don't Want to Miss It! / Last Chance to Complete Membership Renewal Process / We Think We’re Getting Close to Hiring A New Students/Next Gen Director!  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Jan 9, 2022
by Kelly Radank on January 9th, 2022
Couple Points of Clarification re Annual Membership Renewal Process / New re|engage Marriage Enrichment Group Starts Tomorrow! / Team Bash Coming Sun, Jan 30! / Things You Missed if You Aren’t Seeing the “Latest News” on the App nor Keeping Up With Scott’s Thoughts  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Jan 2, 2022
by Kelly Radank on January 2nd, 2022
Christmas Candlelight Services / Lots of Campus-Specific Holiday Outreach/Dec 2021 Elders Letter / January is Spiritual Healthy Survey & Membership Renewal Month / 2022 Sermon Series plans, BB&B(&B) plans / Pillar Young Adults go to CrossCon / A bunch of New Year important info / Mini GQA re X-Mas verbiage / Kelly Radank now Full-Time Admin/Comms Guru/Director, and a lot of other things worth repeating.   Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Dec 5, 2021
by Kelly Radank on December 5th, 2021
Yeah, So About That “No Scripture Passages Onscreen During Preaching” Thing / Christmas Plans / 2022 Sermon Series Plans / BB&B(&B!) Book Club: The Rise of the Modern Self by Carl Trueman / New Service Times & Flow / How Our New Next Steps (NS) Works (Basically) / 2022 Budget Preview / Areas We Need Help / Couple New Weekly Blog (“News Feed”) Features: Prayer List and Tell the story. Ministry Wins / Update re 3rd Campus Launch & Students Dir Search / Recent Teachings/Thoughts Related to Membership at FCC  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Nov 21, 2021
by Kelly Radank on November 21st, 2021
Happy Thanksgiving! / Past Important Blurbs Worth Your Time / More Thoughts & Details re Upcoming Service Tweaks / Update re Students Director Search / Thanks for Pursuing Generosity, Pray for Budget Planning, Financial Update Coming  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Nov 7, 2021
by Kelly Radank on November 7th, 2021
Purpose of Scott's Thoughts / If You Missed Past Impt Blurbs / Thanks for Showing Up / Next BB&B(&B!) Book / Changes to Sun Service Times & Flow / Some Thoughts Re FCC Being More “Confessional” & Requiring Members to Affirm our Confession of Faith  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Oct 24, 2021
by Kelly Radank on October 24th, 2021
Temporarily Wonkly Preaching Schedule During Oct-Nov / Few Important Updates Forthcoming ASAP / Re:gen Q&A and Intro Night / Couple Worthwhile Christian Worldview-Based News Podcasts / Leadership Responsibility Rant / Why Membership Matters.  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Oct 10, 2021
by Kelly Radank on October 10th, 2021
Few Past Important ST Blurbs, GQA re "What Should I Look for in a Local Church?" Almost Done, Oper Christmas Child Shoeboxes, Candy For Catalyst, Sorry I'm Way Behind, Update re Elders, Livestreaming of Sun Services, Beefing up Membership  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Oct 3, 2021
by Kelly Radank on October 2nd, 2021
Just a quick less-than-one-minute explanation re why no online sermon this morning…  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Mon, Sep 27, 2021
by Kelly Radank on September 27th, 2021
New Babies! / Thank You, Faithfully Serving Peeps! / Are the Algorithms Playing You? / Temporarily Wonky Preaching Schedule / Few Important Updates Forthcoming ASAP / Upcoming "Brown Bags & Bibles" and "Coffee Convos" / We are Designed Such That "The First 3" are Essential  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Sep 5, 2021
by Kelly Radank on September 5th, 2021
Total Reading Time: ~4 mins. Just 3 items this week: Buy Your Daniel Bible Study Books in The Hub or Online Today!; Some Personal Schedule Changes; "Unseen Workers"  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Aug 29, 2021
by Kelly Radank on August 29th, 2021
Pillar Young Adults Launch Last Tue; Daniel Series & Books; Re:gen Plug; Catalyst Update; FCC People Dynamics, Asking for a Little Patience, How Connection Works Here, Next Steps Relaunch; New Website  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Aug 22, 2021
by Kelly Radank on August 22nd, 2021
Just a short touch-up this week. Promise. That way you can catch up on last week’s ST.  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Aug 15, 2021
by Kelly Radank on August 15th, 2021
Sheesh, feels like I’ve got a hundred things to cover, so I’ll try to be painfully brief and bullet pointy, (which goes against every fiber of my being, i.e., the aforementioned may end up being more apology for what follows than disclaimer for lack of specificity! There’s just too much that needs to be said.)  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Jul 11, 2021
by Kelly Radank on July 11th, 2021
Wakefield Crew on Vacation, The "Pulse" Tab on the App, New Website (is... Coming... Soonish...), Next Steps, Multisite Vision Info, Please Pray  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Jul 4, 2021
by Kelly Radank on July 4th, 2021
Need Lightbulb Help at Catalyst, Thanks for Serving (When it's a Holiday), Buncha Updates Re a Buncha Things, (Almost) New Website, (Almost New) Next Steps, Sandy Celebration, Please Pray  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Jun 20, 2021
by Nathan Dickerson on June 20th, 2021
This Week @ FCC, A Personal & Slightly Cryptic Thank You, Team Bash Videos, Blog on the App, Kelly Radank as Admin/Comms & Alicia Gourley Reducing Hours, 3rd Campus Update, Thanks for Helping Keep us Unified for Mission  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Jun 13, 2021
by Nathan Dickerson on June 13th, 2021
This Scott's Thoughts includes details on Team Bash, Catalyst-FCC Transitions, Ben Weaver Resigns as Student Ministry Dir, Bob Radank as Next Steps/Missions Dir, Update re 3rd Campus, Update re CYA20s  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, Jun 6, 2021
by Nathan Dickerson on June 6th, 2021
This Scott's Thoughts includes details on "College/Young Adults/20somethings’ Vision and Preview Night," "Bluegrass & BBQ Team Bash," "Bob Radank is our Brand-Spanking New Full-Time Next Steps/Missions Director!," "When are we launching our 3rd Campus?," "Your Ongoing Faithful Giving Is So Important," and "Pine Cove City Wrap-Up."  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, May 30, 2021
by Nathan Dickerson on May 30th, 2021
This Scott's Thoughts includes details on "Pine Cove City," "Bluegrass & BBQ Team Bash, Sun, Jun 13, 6-8p," "David Bowlin is our new Part-Time ‘College/Young Adults/20somethings’ Director!," "When are we launching our 3rd Campus?," and a "Couple Misc Pastoral Thoughts."  Read More
Scott's Thoughts: Sun, May 23, 2021
by Nathan Dickerson on May 23rd, 2021
This Scott's Thoughts includes details on "Pine Cove City Update," "“Bluegrass & BBQ” Team Bash on Sun, Jun 13 @ The Shed," "Random Item of Interest," and "College/Young Adults/20somethings Ministry Launching Soon!"  Read More