In the world of social media, there's a common scenario that goes a little something like this:
FOLLOWEE TO NEW FOLLOWER: Hi! Thanks for following. Check out my services and my blog, and like me on Facebook!
In other words, I don't know you or care who you are. I just want you to know me and buy my …
What is success? Most people define it in one of three ways:
How many possessions do you own?
How much power do you wield over others?
How much prestige do you have among peers?
American Christians tend to blend right in. We even apply these standards to churches and church leaders. Which church has …
Blogging is a business, so in addition to good writing and a basic grasp of technical things, you need a certain set of skills if you're ever going to earn an income from blogging. Consider what Richard Branson said about his own career in publishing:
I wanted to be an editor or a journalist… but I soon found …
I'm not seriously calling for the abolition of voting among churches, just a severe reduction in the practice. I'm a strong believer in the autonomy of the local church, but I'm the first to admit, I don't like church "business."
I was once the Pastor of a church in central Arkansas that had battled years of …