Posts Tagged ‘blog’
Being wrong is one thing. Being over-confident in your wrongness is something else entirely. On my blog, on film sets, and in meetings, I often encounter people who are spectacularly wrong, and yet enormously confident. It happens to the best of people. In the New Testament book of Matthew chapter 16, Jesus was foretelling His future to the disciples. It was far darker than they expected, and Peter tried to correct Him: Read the full article »
From time to time people ask me about the apps I use to navigate my life. From writing, speaking, producing, and leading our media production and consulting company Cooke Pictures, I’m a bit of an experimenter. But I’m not a geek and keep going back to simple and easy. Where my brilliant friend Michael Hyatt uses five apps, I use one, so my list will be a lot shorter than his. I’ve tried a lot of things over the years, and here’s a list of some of the key apps that make my life work better: Read the full article »
Anyone who has a blog or posts regularly on the Internet will agree that the most critical comments almost always come from anonymous sources. I can vouch for it on this blog and when I write on places like Huffington Post or Fox News. My biggest critics have names like “TruthSeeker” or “Light3945.” It’s frustrating, but I accept it, because it’s always been part of web culture – at least until now. Beginning on The Huffington Post, a new campaign has started to encourage people to Read the full article »
Yes, blogging is as popular as ever. In fact, many bloggers are not only positioning themselves to influence their industry, but making money to boot. So if you’re interested in blogging, here are some key principles that will help you find more readers and as a result, have more influence: Read the full article »
A number of years ago, I had the opportunity to interview computer scientist David Gelernter from Yale University for a documentary on the translation of the Bible into English. A brilliant thinker, I saw that the Wall Street Journal did a recent story on his answer to the 2013 annual question of Edge.org, “What should we be worried about?” In today’s digital and disrupted age, his answer is worth reading – especially if you’re a writer, filmmaker, speaker, or other professional communicator: Read the full article »
If you’re a blogger, then you need to come to Las Vegas for the “God Blog Conference.” It’s the national conference for anyone writing about religion, theology, culture, lifestyles, or all of the above. It will feature some of the most successful bloggers in the religious world, so if you’re having trouble finding readers, getting noticed, or making an impact, this is the place to be.
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