Over the past several weeks, the United States, Belgium, United Kingdom and other countries have begun to rethink and question some of the monuments, statues, signs, and symbols used throughout the public space. This has prompted us to take a moment of reflection and consider the question for the Church: What are we building?[Read more…] about What Are We Building? [Podcast #313]
We’ve done it. We’ve officially turned LEGO into a real-life product. Not a viable one and certainly not cost-efficient, but it worked. This is the perfect advertisement for LEGO Technic, but it is also targeted for kids, when in fact it is the parents that will probably buy it.
Here is the video showing the device working and afterward is how to make it. (Because we all have the cash to make it.)
You may have seen some of the French artist, Benedetto Bufalino’s, work before. He is known for transforming everyday objects, like turning wheelchairs into Mario Kart karts, changing cars or RVs into pools, adding Pac-Man characters to telephone lines, or creating aquariums out of telephone booths and backhoes.
Has your church ever tried to change something? How did that go? (I can see your involuntary shudder in my mind right now.)
Most organizations are change-resistant, even if the change is temporary. You’d be amazed at how many people will complain over the smallest thing, even when it’s a one or two change. And, unfortunately, there’s nothing you can really do to combat this because it’s human nature to not want to be inconvenienced by a change in ones routine. However, you can help to mitigate these issues by communicating in advance.
This is clearly one of those “shut-up and take my money” moments.
To pay homage to the first video game ever, these guys have created the first physical version of Pong that does it justice.
My-oh-my it’s amazing. Here’s a video showing the project from start to finish:
The new e-book from Jonathan Malm, Set the Stage, is chocked full of philosophy and ideas for improving your church stage designs.
Sprinkled throughout, are quick tips from some of the top stage designers out there.
Check out the full collection here, then check out Set the Stage, to get even more help taking your stage designs from mediocre to great: