Better Politics, Please
West St. Paul, Minn., Sept. 24, 2020 – As we approach the 2020 presidential election, people yearn for a politics that’s less divisive. Better Politics, Please: 35 Stories of Politicians Who Value Hope Over Hate is a collection of encouraging stories of common ground. It’s about finding a more productive and civil form of public […]
You’ve Got This: A Pep Talk for Church Communicators
The Center for Church Communication released a new print and digital book specifically for weary church communicators. It’s called You’ve Got This: A Pep Talk for Church Communicators, written by Kelley Hartnett and illustrated by Erica J. Hicks. We came up with the initial idea and pitched the project. We served as developmental editor, helping with nearly […]
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Tips & Tweets
Martin Luther King Jr. Day is an opportunity for churches to celebrate a social and historic hero who also happened to be a pastor. We put together a resource for churches that explores why they should celebrate MLK Day and how to do it. In addition to practical tips and suggestions, the resource also includes […]
Busy Blog Series
After reading the book, Busy: How to Thrive in a World of Too Much by Tony Crabbe, we wrote a six-part blog series for iThemes about looking at productivity in a new light.
Nick Jones: Strategy, Vision & the Future of the Church
“Most churches don’t have a voice. Christian is not a voice. Baptist is not a voice. Progressive is not a voice. Who are you as a church body? That’s the big question that many churches can’t answer.” –Nick Jones
Blogging for iThemes
A collection of recent blog posts for iThemes: Embrace Limitations and Go Farther The Power of Culture Repurposing Content How WordPress Freelancers Are Leaving Money on the Table How the Hustle Hinders Frustrated Freelancers
Saying Yes: Lessons From Shonda Rhimes
A self-help book from TV producer Shonda Rhimes produced a series of lessons for freelancers about the power of saying yes and embracing the coming challenges.
Church Communication Blindspots
We get stuck in our heads and miss simple ways to welcome, accommodate, and love our neighbors. Read more in this Church Marketing Sucks blog post.
Improving Freelance Processes With Chris Lema
“Freelancers focus so much on the work that they forget to manage their network of contacts.” -Chris Lema