Category Archives: socialmedia

A Week Filled With Hope & Mission


Picture taken by Gordon Govier Recently, I had the tremendous opportunity to participate in the Lausanne North America Young Leaders’ Consultation in Madison, Wisconsin.   For those not familiar with Lausanne, it is an evangelical movement birthed in Lausanne Switzerland at the 1974 International Congress on World Evangelism in 1974. […]

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A Facebook Prediction – “Timeline Intersect”


With Facebook going public (IPO), there will be a massive influx of cash into the extremely popular social media giant.  This same phenomena occurred a few years ago with Google’s IPO and it will, inevitably, happen with Facebook.  How does a social media company spend money?  Development, lots and lots of development. Facebook […]

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White Christmas


The following article was originally published in The Vermilion Standard. Although we have been blessed with a long and beautiful Fall, we are reminded that one of the benefits to living in our part of the world is the gift of snow and the very strong probability of a white Christmas.  There is […]

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When Dreams and Destiny Collide


I wrote this article last year (published in The Vermilion Standard) and it received such a warm response I thought I would repost it here. The biblical Christmas story is filled with unique and unusual characters that are brought together in God’s divine plan to bring Christ into our world. […]

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Monetizing Authenticity & Relational Connections


As part of my doctoral program at George Fox Seminary and my dissertation topic studying the effects of social media on preaching, I had the great opportunity to attend the largest industry blogging and social media conference in North America. One of the many things I gleaned from the conference […]

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