A lot of things have been said about how the new Pope Francis has done things in a different way. This video is another example of this.
Recently thousands of Jesuit school children had a chance to meet and see the Pope and actually ask spontaneous questions!
What’s really striking is the honesty – of both the children and the Pope. Continue Reading…
It’s hard enough to get your email newsletter subscribers, so it’s important to keep them!
Here are some quick dos and don’ts to get your email subscribers to stay.
Being a freelance designer isn’t easy.
You are your own boss, but along with that, is all the responsibility of taking care of billing and client relations.
Here’s a flowchart that might help you as you navigate your way through dealing with clients:
One of my biggest time sucks is email.
It’s a necessary evil, so finding a solid email strategy is super important.
Due to some sicknesses in the family, a family trip and work trip last month, I go über behind in my email. As I plowed through them, I was embarrassed how late some of my responses were. :-/
As I spent half my day catching-up, I thought about my impulse of clicking, “Send and Archive.” Do I really need to archive all of these? I’ve heard of other people only archiving email that deal with accounts, etc… and they delete everything else.
What’s your strategy?
Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a compilation and summary of the most important ministry news and events in the church world for the past month?
Oh. Wait. There is:
I’m just about to wrap up my seventh year of teaching, and I’m amazed at how fast youth culture is shifting. I guess I really am getting old.
But my thinning hair line aside, this infographic from the fine people of Youth Ministry Media provides a nice glimpse of how teenagers communicate today…until it all changes tomorrow.
This video is from TEDxSydney 2013 and uses super slow motion in a fun way.
It’s all about the first taste, as they’ve filmed children tasting different things for the first time.
The results are fun and cute, good and bad, a great way to open up your next sermon:
What comes to mind when you hear those words?
I had the opportunity to interview my Associate Pastor, Dr. Rajkumar Dixit about it and he explains why churches need to adopt the long term mentality when it comes to marketing:
Do you speak Christianese?
Tripp and Tyler produce a thought provoking and ridiculously hilarious video about Shoot Chrisitans Say.
Humor can sometimes be a great way to shed light on a sensitive subject and that’s exactly what this video does:
I struggled with attention/focus issues. I was that kid in the back of the room who couldn’t keep still/quiet.
Now that I’m older, I’ve tried to find ways to help me manage my issues. One thing I’ve always wanted to try is a “quiet room.” I think that it would be helpful for me, force me to focus and calm down.
Or maybe it would drive me insane. It’s a toss-up.
Apparently, the quietest room in the world—and that’s according to Guinness—is so quiet that many have reported having hallucinations while in the room for extended periods of time. Housed at Orfield Laboratory in Minnesota, the “anechoic chamber” is 99.99% sound absorbent, and the current record length of time spent in the room is only forty-five minutes! That doesn’t seem like much, but according to the story reported by the Daily Mail, we actually use sound to help us get our bearings and to respond to our environment. The article quotes the president of the company, Steven Orfield, as saying: