A collection of resources, links, and articles for people in leadership, creative designers, and digital marketers.
Blogging, in a technical sense, is really using web-based software to share pieces of content – usually short-form articles. If all you want to do… Read More »Successful Bloggers are More than "Just" Bloggers
I get the feeling that churches like left-brained people more. I don’t think it’s intentional, but we tend to gravitate toward people who have teaching… Read More »5 Ways to Foster Creativity In Your Church
We’ve just finished re-designing GraceHillsChurch.com from top to bottom. Check out this screenshot (or click it to visit the real thing) and then read more… Read More »Welcome to the New Grace Hills Church Website
I like logos, and I certainly like church. I design church logos, in fact. So as I’ve sought inspiration by looking at other church logos, I’ve run across a lot of church “logos” about which I’d have to say, Jesus would not do this! So I thought I’d give some “subtle” advice in the way of some tips and tricks, beginning with what NOT to do… I mean never!!
One of my favorite movie lines was uttered by Ben Affleck in Pearl Harbor. His character, Capt. Rafe McCawley, travels to London before Hawaii was attaked so that he could fly with the British Royal Air Force. When he lands, his new commanding officer asks, “Why is it so many of you young Americans are so eager to die?” McCawley responds, “I’m not eager to die sir, I’m just eager to matter.”
That sums up my life.Read More »Do Something that Matters
I see sites popping up all the time that offer logos for $99 or so, and they all promise to deliver a “brand.” They don’t know your company, they don’t understand your vision, but they are great with vector art. Their popularity reflects a terrible misunderstanding about branding and it is that a logo is not a brand and a brand is not a logo. Read More »Secret: A Brand Is Not a Logo and a Logo Is Not A Brand