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
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
I have a confession to make. I love the Bible. I know, not much of a confession, and give the fact of what I do for a living, you’re probably not that surprised. I read nearly every day and rarely miss my time with the Word (usually on travel days, when I have to leave early and drive long). That being said, there was a time not too many years ago when my time in the Word was stagnate and my love for…Continue
Well, I'm back from a really nice vacation. I thought I would start this week off with a post from my upcoming book entitled "You're Not Creative... and Other Lies You Probably Believe About Creativity." This one is on the topic of natural talent.
I start this post with a caveat. There is such a thing as natural talent and it is wonderful. There are some people who have a natural inborn ability to do almost everything, including virtually everything creative. There are some people…Continue