Dec 212008
 

What happens when you let marketing experts into the church building? TheChurchCheck.com. According to Mark Galli at Christianity Today, ChurchCheck will send “mystery worshipers” to assess the Sunday morning experience as a non-biased third party visitor. Our team of savvy professionals can secretly worship at your church, analyze it in detail, and present you with […]

Dec 172008
 

Just read this story at the Tri-City Herald: UPDATE: I-82 rest stop at Prosser reopened after package examined PROSSER – A suspicious package that prompted the closure of an rest stop just off Interstate 82 in Prosser has been examined and the rest area has been re-opened. The rest area was closed for about 3 […]

Jul 312008
 

Recently the Tri-City Herald reported that the city of Kennewick is considering annexing the Tri-City Heights subdivision from Benton County. Tri-City Heights, a 305-acre ‘island’ of county property surrounded by the city, contains 710 parcels according to Christina Palmer, assistant director of support services, and it is the last remaining piece of a 2005 plan […]

Apr 252008
 

Just finished watching this old clip from a Ted Talk in 2005 by military strategist Thomas Barnett. With an amazing amount of humor, he makes a lot of sense when he discusses that the U.S. military’s bigest problem is it’s own success, or what he calls our “catastrophic success”. He rightly says that we field […]