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The Importance of Planning and Execution

Sean and me with the newly-engaged couple Mike and Jenn.
Sean and me with the newly-engaged couple Mike and Jenn.

This past Tuesday night, I (along with Sean) was the blessed to be an “accomplice” in my buddy Mike’s marriage proposal to his girlfriend Jennifer.  It was an amazing and unforgettable night, in large part because Jenn had no idea that the proposal was coming and she was caught completely off-guard.

Thankfully, she said yes…haha.

Mike had been planning the proposal for the past two months, and in the last week in particular we exchanged a flurry of emails, texts, and phone calls as we finalized the details.  Our plan was quite elaborate and quite brilliant if I may say so myself…as was the execution.  The acting on the other hand….

It got me to thinking about the importance of planning and execution in youth ministry.  Continue reading The Importance of Planning and Execution