Today is a hard day. A day I’ve dreaded for months now. On November 21, 2012, a year ago today, my friend and our Worship Pastor at West Ridge Church was tragically struck by a bus while cycling in NW Atlanta.
I can truly say that Andrew was one-of-a-kind. He…
Graphic design is hard work. Here are 10 statements to avoid when talking with a designer:
This won’t take long.
Give it a “wow-factor”
Have you seen that Papyrus font? Let’s use that.
Here’s a low-res picture I found on Google Images. Can you blow it up and put it on a banner?
Two months ago, I started my journey as a hesitant blogger. It feels great to finally have this blog launched, but I am really excited about the months to come. Looking back at the first two months, here are the top 3 posts:
Series Planning Process
Social Media Strategy In 3…
In February 2013, the Harlem Shake officially took over social media feeds and computers everywhere as the greatest viral web sensation since Gangam Style.
On February 3rd, a Harlem Shake dance video, based off of a song by Baauer, started a firestorm of spin-off videos. Within 12 days, 40,000 new…
I recently did a video interview with Tim Peters discussing the challenges of church communications, how to manage the daily madness of church communications and leading up in your organization. Check out the post here.
Tim is the creator of Sayge, a monthly church communications training resource that would be excellent for…
What is art?
Art makes us feel. Sad, happy, angry, joyful? Doesn’t matter. Art doesn’t make assumptions.
Art takes us somewhere we weren’t a moment ago, escaping us from a reality we didn’t know we were stuck in.
Art overflows from vulnerability that is scared to be revealed, but hides in us all.
Have you heard one of these phrases recently in a meeting?
Don’t have enough time
Costs too much
Don’t have the right equipment
Don’t know how to
Need more people
Me too. In fact, I’ve often been the one saying them.
You know what I’ve found though? Constraints have a way of fueling creativity, not limiting…
As Communications Director here at West Ridge Church, I oversee our internal and external communications through our web, video, print, design, social media, marketing, and sunday messaging/announcements. At a big church with tons of incredible things happening each week, that can be a lot to keep up with!
Do you have something in your life that you know you need to do, but have been pushing off for way too long? For me, that thing has been blogging.
For years, I’ve been building a list of blog ideas on a range of topics. To be honest, it’s just…