Todd McMichen

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Interview: Todd McMichen of Auxano on Church Vision & Generosity

10 Mar , 2016  

  Today we’re continuing the conversation with another person who helps churches raise money by getting church leadership teams. Todd McMichen is at Auxano and is the Chief Campaign consultant over there. Todd has served for more than 30 years in a variety of roles in the local church, doing everything from planting churches to lead […]

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Top 20 Apps I Use Everyday

2 Mar , 2016  

   The top twenty apps on my phone that I use everyday, every week, every month, for collaboration, communication, and productivity. Outlook Fantastical Slack Facebook / Hootsuite / Instagram Dropbox / Drive Downcast / OverDrive Mindmeister ScanBot Toggl UpWork Freshbooks Retype / Over / Adobe Post / Layout Waze What other app should I consider […]

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justin trapp

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Interview: Justin Trapp of

1 Mar , 2016  

Today I got to sit with @JustinTrapp who is the founder of a church media resource site called I love this resource that Justin has built because it is targeting the “small guy” in the church world — churches with 300 or less attendees.  That description is one that is shared by the majority of […]

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Download: “Get Your Tail To Church This Easter” Graphic

24 Feb , 2016  

One of the most popular images on my other blog is this one promoting Easter at church:    Every year about this time I get requests via email saying they found the image on my blog and could they get a copy to use in their church marketing promotion for Easter services. Here’s where you […]

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Leaders Are Readers: How to Speed Read So You Can Read A Book A Week

15 Feb , 2016  

So as I get back into the rhythm of reading books this year (instead of just consuming podcasts, videos, webinar, etc for learning), I am beginning to reach back deep into the toolbox and figure out just how I’m going to fit in all this reading with my “Leaders Are Readers New Year’s Resolution.” I’ve […]

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Leaders are Readers

12 Feb , 2016   Video

Continuing my New Year’s Resolutions with my “Leaders are Readers” Reading Challenge.  Trying to be consistent in reading at least 2 new book each month this year. What’s the most interesting, engaging book you’ve read this past year? Please leave a recommendation below so I can consider it for my book reading list this year.


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New Project Launching at NRB

4 Feb , 2016  

  It’s happening! A new project I’m working on with the American Bible Society is being unveiled at NRB Proclaim 2016 conference & expo later this month.     Will you be there? Drop by the ABS booth #857 (look for the new logo) and find out what it’s all about!d

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3 Social Media Tools You Should Know About But  Probably Don’t

27 Jan , 2016  

   1. – don’t know why Hootsuite, TweetDeck and all the other social media scheduling / dashboard services don’t offer this (yet). But if you’re on social, you probably need to be on Insta.  The big pain in the neck with this critical platform is that you (a) can’t typically schedule posts and you […]

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Inbox Zero Secret Weapon #1: FollowupThen

27 Jan , 2016   Video

One of the most critical functions you need in managing your email inbox for Inbox Zero is to be able to delay or boomerang emails to come back when they are relevant in time.  They shouldn’t just sit there. You should also be able to send someone else and email and not have to worry […]

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