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Jolt! by Phil Cooke. Make Change Work For You

Change is guaranteed to be consistent. Our personal growth is not. I first met Phil Cooke at a conference at Prestonwood Baptist Church a few years ago where he signed a copy of another of his books for me - Branding Faith. Listening to Phil speak to our breakout session about media and branding fed my hunger to know how to communicate more effectively. Phil has a knack for such tough subjects. In his latest work, Jolt!: Get the Jump on a World That's Constantly …

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Phil Cooke On the Biggest Mistakes Christians Make in the Media

This is an article that Pastors and anyone in the field of Church Communications needs to read and bookmark for later research. It's the short version of a talk that Phil gave at the National Religious Broadcasters Convention. Phil was instrumental in sparking a huge interest in me in the realm of media and communications when I met him at a conference at Prestonwood Church in Plano a few years ago. Here are Phil's main points, but you need to click through and read his …

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I Agree With Phil Cooke – Design Is the Language of This Generation

[adsense_id="1"] Yes! Amen! Preach it, brother Phil!! Design is the language of this generation whether we're ready for it or not. There's a reason why I'm very passionate about the communication strategies adopted by the church and it is that we have the best content possible - the gospel, but often the worst framing for it! Listen to what Phil Cooke says... ...today, we live in a design culture, and form has become a critical key to connecting with the public. So …

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Moleskine-Worthy Inspirational Quotes – #3

Here's the third installment. I've now moved to doing 2 pages from my moleskine instead of 1, so as not to overwhelm my subscribers. The key to successful leadership is influence, not authority. ~ Ken Blanchard Let us count that it is evermore our highest honor and our greatest glory, to lay aside all honor and all glory, and to win honor and glory out of shame and humiliation for Christ Jesus' sake. ~ C. H. Spurgeon …

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Moleskine-Worthy Inspirational Quotes – #2

I didn't think I'd fill up another page so quickly, but I'm preserving these highly inspirational quotes for posterity. Someday my grandkids might be reading this blog thinking 2 things... 1.) So that's what motivated Grandpa and 2.) What in the world was a moleskine? The highest compliment to a leader: other leaders follow. ~ John Maxwell …

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Phil Cooke’s Talk on Branding and Open Media

On the final day of Engage 08, I sat in on a breakout session with Phil Cooke. I was highly inspired to continue encouraging leaders to explore how we're going to be sharing the gospel as our culture continues to become more of an online culture. The internet was once a web. We could connect, get information, and disconnect. Kids today are growing up in a culture that remains connection continually. I don't want to share too much of what Phil said since he may share this …

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