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We’re Looking for Pastors Who Love Pastors

Soon and very soon, Pastors.com will re-launch with a fresh design and a much more usable layout. The whole site will be both content-centric and community-driven. We want it to be an incredible tool for Pastors.

My role at Pastors.com is multi-faceted. I’m planning a content strategy and an editorial calendar, but I’m also recruiting a “volunteer army” of Pastors, leaders, and writers who have a heart for Pastors. More details about how you can contribute and be a part of the team are going to be revealed soon, but I’m issuing an early challenge.

The chart below is not formal and it isn’t finalized. It’s going to go through more tweaking, but it gives you an idea of the kind of content we’re going to be looking for.

If you’re interested in contributing in some way, I’m taking names and building a list of folks to contact later as we have needs. So if you have a heart for reaching out to Pastors, drop me a line and share your heart with me. Tell me things like…

I currently blog/write at ______.
I love Pastors because ______.
I am passionate about writing on the topic of ______.

Fire away.

Content Is Social Media Currency

We’re all tired of hearing how “content is king,” but it’s still the rallying cry of many, many people in the marketing world. The phrase encourages debate between content producers (writers and publishers) and creatives (designers and developers). Is content really king? Or is it usability? the development platform? or the sharable nature of the content?

I’m going to suggest a different line of thought. Content may be king of your world, but I think of it more as currency. It’s like money. Content is what gets spent in the world of data and information. Let me explain what I mean…

Why Not Start Blogging Today?

Blogging is an artform. It’s a powerful tool of influence for communicating ideas, and I think as social media changes and fluctuates, blogging will remain a consistently growing force as the source of most of the content people are sharing across the web. So why not jump in?

There are a few people out there who are definitely doing things right. I had recently mentioned Nicholas Cardot’s new book on blogging (to which I contributed a chapter) called Blogging to the Third Power (aff link). But today I discovered another really great resource, Start Blogging Today (aff link).

A Few Recent Articles About Blogging

One of my passions is blogging and one of the roles I fill is as Editor of Fuel Your Blogging. I wanted to pass along to my eGrace Readers a few recent titles from there with a brief thought or two…

Guest Post About the Upside of the Downside of Leadership

There’s a really great blog about leadership and ministry written by Scott Williams called Big Is the New Small. I’ve written an article as a guest blogger there that you might be interested in reading:

The Upside of the Downside of Leadership