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Communications Leadership

Might Be Time To Quit Your Job

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September 17, 2015

Wanna know the most surprising thing I discover when talking to people working on a church staff? The biggest source of disunity and conflict often lies between the Senior Pastor and creative team.

Creatives often find themselves feeling under-appreciated, overwhelmed and ill-equipped to do their job well. I’ve lost track of…


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General

Where Have You Been?

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June 13, 2015

I’ve answered the same question to dozens of people over the last couple months. The question? “Where have you been?” Fair question. My consistency on social media and blogging has taken quite the dip. Here’s why:

Baby
On December 26th, my wife and I welcomed Ethan Andrew into the world. These last…


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Communications General Social Media

Redefining Excellence

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October 9, 2014

For my first five years working in creative ministry, I was obsessed with the idea and the destination of “excellence.” I always felt excellence was a value often forgotten or overlooked in the church world, and I tried to make it my mantra as a young creative to fix…


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Communications

Simplicity and the Spaghetti Test

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March 25, 2014

“Simple isn’t always shallow. Complicated isn’t always deep.” -Jon Weece

Everybody loves the idea of simplicity. Few actually practice and apply it to how we communicate.

The harsh reality of simplicity is that you have to fight for it. It never comes naturally. Complexity has a sneaky method of finding its…