Open publication – Free publishing – More ben stroup At the turn of the year, I was able to help develop a website for LAUNCH, a new church-planting and leadership development network. Check out my earlier post here. Tony Morgan is part of the leadership team for LAUNCH and Pastor of Ministries at West Ridge […]

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There are so many great free resources up for grabs right now that I thought I’d share a few… The Healer from Matt Jackson on Vimeo. First, this is seriously good (and gets better with each track – the last two being flat-out incredible). Birmingham’s own Matt Jackson is giving away downloads of his new […]

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Wow. What a Sunday. Ever wonder if what people hear is in no way what you’re saying? I’ve wondered this a lot lately as I’ve read various blogs and forums of people “hearing/reading” all kinds of different things from the same writer/pastor (including my own). How do some people hear the opposite of what someone […]

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This is worth spending our lives on. This goal. This God. David’s second book is about to release: Radical Together: Unleashing the People of God for the Purpose of God For anyone who has misunderstood or worried that others might misunderstand where David / Radical is “coming from,” (you can read my own confession and […]

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Over Christmas break, I had the honor of being a very small part of a bigger movement of church planting – something I’m deeply passionate about. If you know me, you know that for a couple of years we prayed earnestly about if and where God may be leading our family and some close friends […]

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“You try to let the players play the game themselves instead of you being responsible.” – Bobby Cox

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Are we using language that is meaningless to our audience? This is the key – NOTHING IS COMMON KNOWLEDGE. Not in discipleship.

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Too many churches and ministries suffer from a lack of clear identity, purpose, and voice… (aka branding).

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Here are some great tips about the use of social media in a simple infographic. (Ministries need to pay as much attention to this as businesses.)

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…free video on iTunes is The Avett Brothers’ Head Full of Doubt/Road Full of Promise… but does the message get lost in the delivery?

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I was sitting in Starbucks this morning, reading Isaiah, and couldn’t help but overhear the conversation across from me…

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Free mp3 of Duane Allman on Dark Star and the Allman Brothers with the Grateful Dead, live at the Fillmore East on February 11, 1970.

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