Posts Tagged ‘Cooke Pictures’

What I Learned from African Media Professionals

Recently, Kathleen and I had the opportunity to be the keynote speakers at the annual conference for the Association of Christian Media in Johannesburg, South Africa. We had about 150 leaders in attendance, and some had to be turned away. The attendees represented a wide range of communicators across Africa, from radio, TV, print, Internet, social media, and more. The attendance was the largest in the organization’s history, and as usual, the incredible experience taught me a few things about using the media to share our faith with the world: Read the full article »

Who Do You Know That Needs "Branding Faith?"

Consider giving “Branding Faith” as a gift to a pastor, ministry, or non-profit leader, or business person you know. It’s tough getting the word out to all the right people, and you can really help by pinpointing the leaders or potential leaders in your network of relationships who would really benefit from the book and get it for them. is shipping “Branding Faith,” and you can still order from Cooke Pictures if you’d like one of the limited number of autographed copies. You can
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The "Branded Building" Concept Announced at NRB

HOUSTON – The Morris Architects Church Design Studio and Cooke Pictures announced a partnership at the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) Conference March 8-11 in Nashville, TN, to bring the ‘branded building’ concept to churches nationally and abroad. The partnership between the two firms was born from their joint involvement on the Lakewood Church project and from their combined personal passion and groundbreaking approach in
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Cooke Pictures and the American Bible Society Unveil New Dove Awards Advertising Campaign

Press Release: Santa Monica, CA, November 10, 2007Cooke Pictures, a television production, branding, and media strategy company based in Santa Monica, California has been selected to produce the commercials for the American Bible Society – the leading sponsor of the national music awards event in this year’s Gospel Music Association Dove Awards Presentation. The commercial campaign will focus on the mission of ABS, which was founded in 1816, and translates, prints, and distributes bibles to third world countries, soldiers on the battlefield, to churches, the inner city, and more. The American Bible Society has been in existence for nearly
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Stop Following the Rules!

No, this isn’t going to be another article on the importance of throwing the rules out the window, being creative, and not holding back (although those things are important at times). No, this is my pet peeve about people who slavishly follow the rules without any care in the world for the reason those rules were put in place. People who follow policies to the letter, even when it undermines the purpose of those policies. It may sound strange, but stay with me here, and you’ll see something significant:
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