Leaders we admire do not place themselves at the center; they place others there. They do not seek the attention of people; they give it to others. They do not focus on satisfying their own aims and desires; they look for ways to respond to the needs and interests of their constituents. They are not […]

Book Review: Living in the Overlap

Recently, Winepress Publishing sent me a review copy of their new book by Steve Schaefer entitled Living in the Overlap. Steve currently works as a Managing Producer in the International Programming department of CBN WorldReach, a ministry that produces evangelistic television programs and conducts humanitarian activities around the world. He has a MA in Biblical […]

Sunday Psalm and Prayer: Nov. 28, 2010

Today is the first day of advent. Let’s begin with an advent meditation: httpv:// (Video from Christine Sine at Mustard Seed Associates) Image via Wikipedia Our Psalm comes from Psalm 122: Psalm 122 (The Message) A Pilgrim Song of David 1-2 When they said, “Let’s go to the house of God,” my heart leaped for […]

Sunday Psalm and Prayer: Nov. 14, 2010

This morning’s Psalm actually comes from Isaiah. Isaiah 12 (The Message) My Strength and Song And you will say in that day, “I thank you, God. You were angry but your anger wasn’t forever. You withdrew your anger and moved in and comforted me. “Yes, indeed¢â‚¬”God is my salvation. I trust, I won’t be afraid. […]

Chris Anderson: How web video is driving innovation

Image via Wikipedia TED‘s Chris Anderson says the rise of web video is driving a worldwide phenomenon he calls Crowd Accelerated Innovation — a self-fueling cycle of learning that could be as significant as the invention of print. But to tap into its power, organizations will need to embrace radical openness. According to Anderson, ¢â‚¬Viral […]

NaNoWriMo and WriNonFiMo

Image by owlbookdreams via Flickr NaNoWriMo 2010 is going on write now. NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month and it happens each November. The goal is to produce 50,000 words (unedited) of fiction in 30 days. Well this year, there is a new viral movement called Write Non-Fiction in November, which challenges non-fiction writers […]

Report from this year’s Luzianne Movement

Image via Wikipedia This year, the Luzianne Movement met at the Luzianne Dome in New Orleans, LA, for the third time in its illustrious history. However, there are doubts about its future because of the actions of some of the celebrity attendees of the two-day event in Eastern New Orleans. The Luzianne Movement was started […]

Sunday Psalm and Prayer

Psalm 65 (The Message) A David Psalm 1-2 Silence is praise to you, Zion-dwelling God, And also obedience. You hear the prayer in it all. 2-8 We all arrive at your doorstep sooner or later, loaded with guilt, Our sins too much for us¢â‚¬” but you get rid of them once and for all. Blessed […]

Tuesday’s Video: Dark Night of the Soul

The Dark Night of the Soul Images set to Loreena McKennitt‘s music and vocals “The Dark Night of the Soul“, inspired by the Words of St. John of the Cross. httpv://

Changing Education Paradigms

This animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA’s Benjamin Franklin award. It is a great animated video. He says “We are getting our children through education by‚ anesthetizing‚ them. We shouldn’t be putting them sleep, we should be waking them […]