I think I’m getting old. The first thing that tipped me off was that I was discovering a growing disdain for any music that I didn’t listen to in high school. Next came my desire for an increase in the analogue-watches, pens, pencils, and books. All these things could easily be replaced with digital versions, but now, I have an appreciation of holding something truly exquisite, truly exceptional in my hands. Fast forward a year or two and I’m holding the most premium Book I’ve ever held in my life- Crossway’s ESV Preaching Bible. [Read more…] about Crossway’s ESV Preaching Bible [Saturday Morning Review]
Marques Brownlee is a YouTuber known for his engaging, honest, and informative tech reviews of new products. He’s a bit of a hype man for Elon Musk at times and seems to always be at the forefront of tech talk. But he recently did a video a little outside of his brand which was a fun look at how YouTube does compression on their videos. Here the question: “What happens when you re-upload a YouTube video?” Still engaging, honest, and informative, but honestly kinda cool too.
In many church communication blog articles and Facebook groups, I’ve seen a common recommendation: “Use Unsplash photos for your church social media and website”. I’ve done it myself and will again in the future. But there are some very good reasons why your church shouldn’t use Unsplash. And, the more I see Unsplash photos being used, the more true they become.
Retro was referred to as “the good ol’ days” “back in the day” — what can we learn from this? How deep does the rose color go with our glasses when looking into the past?
This week we try to think deep about the concept of retro dynamics — but end up mostly talking about our favorite retro things…
We are unappologetically and unabashedly big fans of John Crist, so of course we needed to share this video with you guys of his comedy sketch of what it would be like if Bible characters had iPhones.
In this earlier post we established the importance of planning for your church / organization. We concluded if you aren’t deliberate about activities you’d be prone to distractions. Not only that, but that you also risk wasting and abusing resources. There are many things we can explore in relation to strategy. A culture of planning in your church or organization is critical for sustained impact.