Do you see this group having a conversation together? Can you see who’s in that mass of people? Can you tell what they’re talking about? Can you tell me if you can easily join that group if you wanted to? Why am I asking these questions? Because I think your church is stuck in a […]
The Catalyst Blogger Meet-Up was a blast! But things were in its favor, as always when returning to Duluth, GA and the Infinite Energy Center (it will always fondly be known as the Gwinnett Arena to me haha!) in October. Catalyst continues to march on in the post-Brad Lominick world — Although Brad was an inspiring […]
Today I got a piece of direct mail. Instead of throwing it out into the recycle bin, I am keeping this one for good. It’s the first official printed piece from my alma mater, Princeton Theological Seminary, with its new logo mark on the envelope in the return address area. I’m keeping it because it […]
I was recently asked to share about my gratitude journal praxis at ChurchMarketingSucks.com for an article talking about survival methods for the craziness we encounter as church communicators. So true that when there’s a big event coming, or a PR campaign underway, it’s all a about full throttle, 24/7, all-in mindset, right?! One of the “counter-measures” that […]
#PrayFor ______. We see the graphics all the time now. Love ’em or Hate ’em. The church social media communications community recently saw a nicely assembled #rant post by Justin Dean. It is a good post. In his article, Justin points out that the recent string of #PrayFor_____ opportunities create scenarios that feeds a […]
Walking into my local 7-Eleven convenience store, you can’t help but notice the current promotion “GRAB A BITE: Shark Week!” Usually these promotions are reserved for two Hollywood blockbuster films and tie in to large licensing franchises. But this month, it’s all about a cable television station and a week of its programming. You’ve probably […]
Are you part of the 55 percent of people that can decipher all of the text in this image on the fly? Or are you a part of the 45 percent of the population who has trouble reading all of this? The human brain is amazing. 55% of the time in this case, I guess!
Have you ever had one of those days? Your mind is in overdrive. You’re trying to knock things off your to-do list at breakneck speed. You don’t even know what you’re thinking anymore. You’re burning the candle at both ends. How are you ever going to keep this up? What to do? How about you […]