Category Archives: Blogging

Josh Griffin Leaves More Than Dodgeball Blog

Doug Fields blogged on how Josh Griffin is leaving his More Than Dodgeball blog: My good friend Josh Griffin is taking a BIG leap of faith. We’ve been doing-life-together for more than a decade and I’ve been thrilled to watch him grow as a husband, dad, leader, youth pastor, teacher and blogger. It’s really so fun […]

Top 10 posts of 2012

As is customary at this time of year, here’s my top 10 posts of the year: Yorkshire 7th in Olympic medals table Egg on your head – Easter assembly Books I have read: The Freedom Writers Diary Ford advert – man dives through Ford B-Max LFC 2012-2013 – Pic 3 Liverpool agree loan deal for Nuri Sahin David Beckham unveils Jesus […]

2012 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 37,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 9 Film Festivals Click here to see the complete report.

Jesus Would Be on Facebook if He Lived Today, German Priest Says

Head of Germany’s Catholic Church, Robert Zollitsch, has given everyone celebrating something new to think about the Christmas story. Zollitsch told a German newspaper that if Jesus were alive today, he’d be Facebook friends with all of his followers. “Fundamentally all media are suited to bring the word of God to the people,” he told […]

Chocolate Brussel Sprouts

This is part of the all-age talk I did from our Children’s Christmas Praise yesterday morning: Announce that you love Christmas so much, that you want to share it with everybody, and that what you have with you is something that will always remind them of Christmas day – delicious truffles! Ask for a couple […]

Sterling signs five-year deal with Liverpool

Liverpool youngster Raheem Sterling has committed his future to Liverpool by signing a long-term contract, the club announced on Friday. It was rumored that the 18 year old was attracting interest from Manchester United and Arsenal but Sterling decided to put his signature on a new deal at Anfield, putting an end to speculation that […]

Raising the Kidds

Hannah, my fantastic wife, has recently taken up blogging, starting a blog called Raising the Kidds. The blog follows her adventures of looking after our two boys Daniel (two years and ten months) and Joshua (eleven months), and me!  I am biased but I think it is well worth a read so go check it out, […]

Why You Should Consider a Social Media Fast

Kevin DeYoung has written a fascinating post on Good thoughts Why You Should Consider a Social Media Fast, here’s a little snippet: I think you should consider a fast periodically—for a few days, a week, or maybe longer. Here’s how I benefited from being away (more or less) for two weeks. I checked the internet less. […]

Counterfeit Gods

Jefferson Bethke: [youtube=] You can also download this spoken word on iTunes (all proceeds go to benefit a new college ministry).

Top 25 Youth Ministry Blogs

The Youth Cartel posted the Top 25 blogs on youth ministry.  The list is always worth a read as it contains a wealth of experience and ideas, I’m sure you’ll find one or two sites you might not have heard of to add to your reader.

Michael Hyatt on what he’s learned from writing 1,000 blog posts

Michael Hyatt with an interesting post on what he’s learned from blogging 1,000 posts. Here’s a clip of his article: Blogging has established my authority and expertise. It used to be that you had to get a Ph.D. or write a book to establish your expertise in a subject area. While these are still valid […]