Faith, Work

Warning: You Are Missing Out On Visitors To Your Church By Not Defining Conversion Events On Your Website

4 Jun , 2016  

There are two big critical things every church communications manager needs to be concerned with regarding the church website. The first is being mobile-friendly, and the second is even more important: defining the conversion event(s) you are driving towards on your site.   Have you strategically planned what the conversion event is for your site? […]

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Boy Meets Girls. Boy Invents.

3 Jun , 2016  

I just read a “boy meets girl” story that could potentially change the world. Here’s what happened: Boy meets girl. Boy needs to figure out a way to talk to girl. Boy discovers that girl doesn’t speak English – she only speaks French. So, what does boy do? Boy invents revolutionary earpiece that can translate […]

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Work

The Unexpected Mobile App I Have Used To Publish The Last 5 Blog Posts

31 May , 2016  

One of the reasons I blew up my old site and started fresh again was that I needed a clean slate. But another reason was that I wanted to get back into the discipline of writing regularly. The praxis of writing does something for your mind. Getting words “on paper” is invaluable because while everyone […]

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Play, Ponderings

Yuor Mnid Is Azmnaig. Sorielusy.

31 May , 2016  

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!

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Circle with Disney

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5 Things I Love About Circle with Disney

27 May , 2016  

I recently got the Circle with Disney Internet device and today I want to share the experience that we have had with it with you. I have been hearing a bunch of other people across my personal networks mentioning Circle here and there.  I recently sat down with my friend Justin who was one of […]

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Faith, Resources, Work

Introducing: The Generosity Labs Project

24 May , 2016   Video

Over the last several years, I’ve been exposed to a number of projects that are related to giving, fundraising, stewardship and generosity for the church and ministries. It’s an critically important topic.  It means life or death to many organizations.  In fact, 86% of churches are at or below budget. (WHAT????!??!?!?!?). And generosity is widely misunderstood […]

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Facebook Live Tips List

Resources, Work

118 Tips On Using Facebook LIVE Like A Champ

24 May , 2016  

You’ve heard of Periscope with its live stream video broadcasting on demand. Basically a tv broadcast in your pocket. It has been growing like wildfireZ it also might be one of the contributing reasons for why Twitter is having a comeback. Facebook isn’t sitting still and has launched a new feature called Facebook LIVE. According […]

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OKGO band - gravity music video

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CREATIVITY BREAK: OK GO.

23 May , 2016  

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 […]

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Chewbacca Lady Viral Video

Work

Good Job Kohl’s, Good Job On Newsjacking and Brand Stewardship

23 May , 2016  

Praise goes to the marketing team at Kohl’s for jumping on the mega-viral video of a Kohl’s shopper celebrating her birthday with a fun Chewbacca toy from the store and sharing it on the Interwebs. She recorded the video in the Kohl’s parking lot and shared how she was returning some items and came upon […]

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DJ Chuang

Faith, Resources, Work

Interview: @DJChuang, 200th Birthday and Innovation on the Interwebs

20 May , 2016  

Today I had a chance to connect with uber innovator and everyone’s favorite digital disciple, @DJChuang. Lately, (or rather for the last couple of YEARS), DJ has been leading a project with American Bible Society regarding quite a unique innovation front for a Bible non-profit — Launching of the .Bible TLD (top level domain). Here’s our […]

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