Confession time. After years of bivocational ministry, I recently became a "full-time" pastor. The schedule adjustment and some other life changes had me pretty busy and I dropped the ball on the…Continue
Taking a minute to share the link for my new book which is free for Kindle until Thursday.…Continue
I just got done listening to Dan Miller on his 48 Days to the Work You Love internet radio show. While I no longer am really searching for work and am very happy with my current life, I also realize that there are things that I can do to make myself better. In the process I can also do everything I do better to the benefit of all the people I get to serve. Dan Miller has been someone who has inspired me greatly over the years and I continue to gain quite a bit of wisdom from…Continue
Hi my name is Dave Weiss and I love what I do. I love painting my pictures, pastoring my church and preaching God's Word. I love writing and encouraging creatives, talking about art and creative ministry, and I really love doing this blog, even if I get behind sometimes.
Every once in a while though something happens that gets me rattled, or maybe something I created falls flat or someone says something that makes it all feel pretty insignificant. Have you ever been there? You might…Continue
As creatives, “What do you want to do?” is one of the biggest questions we face. Every time a project is put to bed there is a void that needs to be filled as we slip from what’s finished to what’s next. Selecting our projects is really important. After all, we only have so many hours in a day and we want them to be as productive as possible. The last project is done, what do we do next?
The question can be daunting and we need to be careful. It’s easy to let ourselves become…Continue
Excerpted from my blog AMOKArts.com
Okay, I will admit, while I try not to get frustrated, there is one thing that will always put me over the edge. You get an idea, you present it and someone says, "We tried that..." The implication being that, "We did it. It failed. We're never doing that again." I hope people don't approach their whole lives like that.
Now I will admit, there is such a thing as knowing when to quit. Every day…Continue