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My baby boy Isaiah has some pretty exciting news…. Shrein baby number 2 will be arriving this February!
“If the people of God are varsity at anything it is drifting away from the heart of God.” @mattchandler74
Many Church creatives work in environments where they are the only one of their kind. The rest of the staff doesn’t know what we people do. Being solo in our departments combined with no one understanding our role is a recipe for loneliness. Without a professional community the odds of frustration, hurt and burnout increase […]
Often I will enter a meeting with my team with some sort of ice breaker. Usually we think of ice breakers as tools to help get to know new people. I use ice breakers in my meeting because I am never really sure of what everyone is coming from, professionally or personally. Sometimes a laugh […]
One of the hardest things to do in life is to be yourself. Through the innovation of the internet and social media it is easier than ever to look at what others have and then compare. Popular culture is a bully when it comes to self-image and personal style threats to beat you up. Leaving […]
I was perusing my Twitter feed and came across this gem from Steve Fogg. In brainstorm sessions with attendees to a seminar he was part of, they came up with 46 ideas of posting ideas for social media! What a great concept! Everyone is unique and different and so are the communities they are part […]
“When life is stressful introduce more of whatever relieves your stress and allows you to be at your best.” @daveshrein
In many parts of the world when in a conversation the burden of comprehension is placed on the listener. It is the responsibility of the listener to understand the communicator. In other parts of the world the burden of comprehension is placed on the communicator. A communicator must ensure that he/she communicates so that those […]
I usually post on Monday’s and I guess technically I am posting… but if you’re looking for a communications bit, you won’t find it here today… but come back tomorrow for a post all about simple steps to ensure you’re communication is clear and effective. I know this is short, but I tried to make […]
UPDATED 2013-08-30 @ 2:45PM :: So… I’ve received some push back on the social media highway that this post “isn’t viral.” It’s true, it isn’t viral. I should have titled the post “Why Did this Post Get An Abnormally Large Amount of Comments?” So, for clarification, I still couldn’t figure out why this picture brought […]