I love spending solo time with my kids. And I really want them to enjoy spending time with me. We spend lots of time doing stuff together as a family, but I think there’s something special about the ratio being 1:1 (or 1:2) instead of 5:2. At least once per month I try to take…… Continue reading Daddy, if you love me…
Nativity – the process whereby someone becomes a native. Christmas is one of the most confusing holiday’s on the planet. It’s half religious and half a celebration of solstice. The secular vs. religious scales have tipped back and forth over millennia. That’s a historically accurate tension. If you are feeling it this year. Welcome. You…… Continue reading Nativity, Defined
It’s a perfectly logical question for this time of year. The incarnation of Jesus: God becoming flesh in the form of a baby. St. John covers this pretty good in chapter 1 of his gospel account. Here’s a hint: It didn’t have anything to do with Christmas. How do I know that? When Jesus was…… Continue reading Why did Jesus come here?
Seth Godin answers his own question: What is the reason social media is so difficult for most organizations? It’s a process and not an event. Events are easier to manage, pay for and get excited about. Processes build results for the long haul. link Why do pastors and other church leaders need a social media…… Continue reading Do Ministry Leaders Need a Social Media Presence?
While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born, and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn. Luke 2:6-7 The incarnation of Jesus is messy business. Like, the physical…… Continue reading That Slimy Boy
“How do I keep my private life private with social media?” When I pull away all the onion layers for people learning about social media, this is their core fear. They wrestle with two primary realities. Why would anyone care about what I am doing? How do I control the message? I’m not saying that…… Continue reading Life Schmooshing