Best of 2007

Note: I’m on vacation this week. My family has a rule for daddy– It’s not a vacation if daddy brings a computer. Each day this week I’m highlighting my favorite post from the archives. These are oldies but goodies. Why Ethnography is Important Missionaries know it. Businesses know it. Documentarians film it. Marketers make…… Continue reading Best of 2007

Unleash the Power of Observation

Life is full of surprises. Unexpected things happen. People do funny stuff. But you’ll never notice the good stuff until you train your eye to look for it. Every week I see something that completely blows my mind. Sometimes its hilarity. Sometimes its tragedy. Sometimes its awkward. Sometimes its a persons moment of accomplishment. And…… Continue reading Unleash the Power of Observation

Youth Worker Book of Hope

Back in January 2008 I was asked to participate in something out of character. Tim Baker, a well-established youth ministry author, emailed me and asked if I’d be interested in submitting a chapter to a book he was working on. My first few reactions were simple… – I don’t want to write a book. (Kind…… Continue reading Youth Worker Book of Hope