After being in the media industry for 15 years, I decided to finally go back to school and get my masters degree. There were some who were curious why. I wasn’t going to move to a new job or work my way up the corporate ladder. I wasn’t going to get a raise in salary. […]Read More Why I Got My Masters
As a media professional, it is seldom that I am unplugged. I have my cell phone with me every place I go. I check my email, Facebook, twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, WordPress, Groupme, Whatsapp, text messages and any number of stupid games I play several times every day. Even when I am completely disconnected from modern […]Read More Can Connection Cause Disconnection?
How many times have you heard somebody reference the church and the hypocrites that fill it? Churches are filled with imperfect people. Better said, the church has no perfect people. So why the surprise when we are able to find someone imperfect? Even the pastors in every church are human and imperfect. I love the […]Read More Real People, Real Problems, Fake Church
Keeping up with the Willows, the Northpoints, then Saddlebacks. The Church has its own version of “keeping up with the Joneses”. And it usually looks like keeping up with the mega church down the street. Unfortunately, that mentality is often what drives the decisions we make in our churches. “Is Northpoint doing that? We gotta […]Read More Why Media is Important for the Church?
There are a ton of celebrity preachers and televangelist today. I have been one to be critical of many of them at different times in my life. As I have gotten older, my approach to passing judgement on these celebrity preachers has changed. Unfortunately, our culture has maintained its constant criticism of them. Here are […]Read More Celebrity Preachers and a Critical Culture: 3 REASONS YOU SHOULDN’T JUDGE
There are a few basic principles to keep in mind when taking on the role of producer. I play the role of producer in my production company. I produce a handful of television programs broadcast on various platforms domestically and abroad. But in a sense, I also play the role of producer in my responsibilities […]Read More 5 Things to Remember when Playing Producer
Even in the most remote thatched roof bamboo hut, you can find forms of modern media. I want to do everything I can to learn how best to utilize media to reach the world with the message of Christ. Figuring out how to get the content I develop into the media platforms used in remote […]Read More Media Is EVERYWHERE
This will probably take you between 3 and 5 minutes. If you don’t mind, I would love for you to share this survey on your other social media platforms. Once enough responses have come in, I’d be happy to share the responses with you.Read More A brief survey for Christians
On Wednesday, I walk into his office and see his socks through the gaping holes on the soles of his shoes, which are propped up on his finely etched solid oak desk. Behind Randy Weiss stands a two-foot bronze bust of an individual to whom he bears a striking resemblance. Shelves line the wall behind […]Read More “Remember Where You Come From”
I’ve been accused of over-thinking things and certainly overdoing things. Many people have made comments along the lines of “You are the most busy person I know.” When I was roughly 15 years old, I decided I wanted to create a maze using graph paper. I did. It ended up being roughly 54 pages taped […]Read More I’m kinda simple