Passion is one of those groups that helps to drive the creative conversation in Church music. I appreciate that. A lot.
Archives for February 2019
Today’s Snack Pack has Easter resources from Church Marketing Sucks, some thought-provoking words from Seth Godin, and humans playing Beat Saber and becoming superheroes.
If I wasn’t part of the ChurchMag Book Club and responsible for a review of a chapter I wouldn’t have made it to Chapter 3. It could be me being impatient. Why did he have to spend three chapters (including the introduction) making a case for the framework/book? I bought the book already didn’t I? It could be that I was in a hurry with other things when I started the book. He could’ve spent less time and words on the first three chapters. Those first three chapters felt like a never-ending cheesy TV infomercial, lauding praise of a product. In this case the StoryBrand book itself.
I announced on this website last October that I was jumping back into church tech. I’ll be honest, I don’t know if this is a strength of mine or a character flaw, but I go into everything I do as a brand new adventure. But volunteering is not necessarily glamorous.
I dive into a project thinking of all of the “what if’s” that would be fun to explore. As I shared before, I tempered myself with volunteering to know that I will only dedicate myself once a month at most and will not look to join for higher level positions.
We live in an insecure time. The world is becoming increasingly digital, but our concepts of stability, safety, and security are not keeping up. While I have not had my life up-ended by a hack, I have had my debit card stolen twice. In response to that and several highly prominent security blunders, I have made some changes to my online habits, but they are a drop in the bucket when compared to this list compiled by Brian Lovin.
When I first watched this video after it went viral, I thought, this is a youth pastor’s dream to pull off as a prank and a senior pastor’s worst nightmare. The tech that goes into this video is absolutely stunning.
While the video creator later stated that the footage of people stealing the packages was staged, it doesn’t take away from the craftsmanship of the project.