Dan Pezet

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September 11, 2001 and 2021

On September 11, 2001, Cindy and I watched in horror with the rest of the world as nearly 3,000 people lost their lives. We were planning on leaving the next day for a Disney vacation to celebrate our first anniversary...

Time For an Update?

A pandemic is a great time to spruce up your facilities. There is going to be a new normal, and things will be different, but if your children's ministry area looks like this, it is time for an update.

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Simple Accountable Structure training this morning. New Church coaching this afternoon. Make sure to register for the Both/And Webinar with Jason this Sunday!

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Regular home office day today. More preparations for this weekend’s webinar. Both boys are in school today for the first time in a year! Feels strange.

Got My Shot!

I received my first dose and have one to go! I received my first dose at Shelby High School in a “mass vaccination event” through Atrium Health. Officials organized the event incredibly well. They served...

Monday

Received vaccine dose #1 on Saturday. I see a light at the end of the Covid tunnel.Home office day today, working toward offering technology grants for WNCC churches.

Email Etiquette: One Subject

It is better email etiquette to receive three emails regarding three different subjects than one email containing three subjects. In other words, please limit one topic per email.

WED, APR 29, 2020

Checking in with a New Church that may repurpose a closed church. Then meeting to reimagine the Transformation Journey ministry for post-corona.

TUE, APR 28, 2020

Conference Staff Leadership Team this morning. Exploring purchase of a building for a church start. Connectional Table Meeting tonight.

Catching Up

In the office today, catching up. Since my last update, I have been exploring a multi-site launch in Northern Piedmont and getting ready for Annual Conference.

Monday

Conference Staff Team Leader meeting this morning and then to Charlotte to explore closing and relaunching a church.

It’s Friday!

Today is like most Fridays. It’s a catch up day. Lots of email and general admin stuff today. A great day for thinking forward.

Office Day

Back in the office after a week of leading a church planter training in Asheville. Lots of catching up to do.

Memorial Day

Memorial Day. Put up 2 ceiling fans. Grilled burgers. Thankful for the freedom to do so.

Beautiful Gardens

I have to admit that I often skim and flip through the 17th chapter of Isaiah because it is part of a long and often repetitive list of judgment oracles that spans several chapters. In my reading today, however, I...

A Thanksgiving that Falls Short

This is a scripture reflection on 1 Corinthians 1:4-10. Paul is writing to the church in Corinth which is experiencing division over its leadership and Paul’s concern shows even in the thanksgiving of his letter...

Me and Congregational Vitality

At our Annual Conference today, I was appointed to the Conference Office as the Director of Congregational Vitality. The most common question I get when I tell people this is, “What will you be doing?” That is a very...