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Fresh Stories I’ve Bookmarked This Week

You can't lead and pour into others if you aren't taking in a steady diet of life-building content yourself. Here are some stories I've bookmarked lately, some on marriage, others on leadership, and a few on communications and design. Read what you like. 10 Simple Things You Can Do To Improve Your Blog Posts Your Church Staff Needs More Women 12 Ways To Increase Your Leadership Capacity If You Don’t Want to Have An Affair Parenting Pitfalls 5 Essential Do's and …

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Is Mad Men a Religious Program?

Well... no, but it certainly makes for a good illustration of a very simple biblical principle - that of consequences. The laws of "sowing and reaping" or "cause and effect" are realities we cannot escape. I loved Russell Moore's post on this topic so much I wanted to pass it along here. So often our approach is to write off anything non-religious as being non-spiritually-valuable. I'm not saying (and neither is Dr. Moore) that watching Mad Men or any other television …

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The Relaunch of Church Tech Today

I'm a bit late in reporting this, but I've recently finished a project helping Lauren Hunter to relaunch ChurchTechToday.com. She broke the news over a month ago but I've been a bit busy with some unforeseen projects to write about it. …

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16 Websites Every Social Media Enthusiast Should Know About

I received an email from a young guy who is eagerly hoping to jump into the realm of social media for marketing purposes. In my reply to him, I offered some of the links I would want to know about if I were just starting out and I wanted to pass these links along here for my readers. There are a diversity of positions and approaches represented, but it's a well-rounded list of sites that continually offer something like a well-balanced course offering in social media. And …

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Awesome Links & Resources for Creative People

I'm reviving an old practice here of posting some of my favorite creative links and resources from the past week. This is partly because I'm behind on passing them along on Twitter, and partly because I think passing along resources is part of how I'm wired. I'll try to subdivide them as well as possible. Here we go! Leadership Michael Hyatt talks about How Leaders Make Tough Decisions. Branding, Design, & Communications I love these inspirationally designed …

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Life in the Rearview: October in Review

Just in case you missed any articles during October, here's a summary... Oh, and Happy Halloween! October 1: A Clean (But Morbid) Joke October 4: Walking In the Confidence of God's Calling October 6: The Rut, the Rat Race, and the Daily Grind …

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Find Your Inner-Blogger via Fuel Your Blogging

I've been a fan of the whole family of sites belonging to the Fuel Brand Network for quite some time as a source of inspiration and instruction. Today, a post went live on one of the newest Fuel sites, Fuel Your Blogging. Oh, and I wrote it. Check it out... Eight Inner-Qualities of Great Bloggers …

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