May
02

We all want to change the world

I spent lunch with heads of Corporate Social Responsibility, Public Affairs and Marketing departments from several large national coporationss as we got together to discuss our strategic plan for an advisory council (for a large educational non profit) we sit on. I spent the later part of the afternoon with people from Occupy Santa Ana, […]

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Oct

20

New Blog Format

As you may have noticed my blog looks quite a bit different.  I have retooled it in order to better reflect what I have been up to lately.  I have been advising my marketing clients on social media, and partnering with non profits and churches on fundraising, marketing and community building.  As a result I […]

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Sep

29

AllTop

Most of you probably know that I also blog about politics and the intersection of faith and politics at RedBlueChristian, but you may not have known that RedBlue is on AllTop, which is an amazing list aggregated feeds of the best sites in a given topic. Check it out.

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Aug

10

Pop Culture Lessons for the Church

For all of certain elements of the Church’s railing against it, Hollywood remains pretty successful. So while Pat Robertson may take one approach… “Popular television is flooded with filth and violence; MTV, VH-1, and pop radio stations are sewers of obscenity, rebellion and violence; pop magazines promote the vilest forms of pornography and a form […]

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Jul

13

Super Awesome Organization Sunday Numero Uno or SAOS1 for those of you spanishally challenged

Bambu manufactures and sells organic fair trade bamboo products. They employ locals throughout China and North Vietnam, regularly visit the sites and donate 1% to enviornmental causes. They are making a positive impact on the communities where the bamboo is harvested and where the products are manufactured as well as having very little enviormental impact […]

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Jun

28

Three Kings

Just watched this movie again. It was a great movie prior to the the second Iraq war but now it is just plain hilarious. Go check it out.

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Jun

10

Reassurance Versus Challenge or Sunshine Versus Truth

The cover of June’s Esquire has a picture of Barack Obama and a very well written article inside of it. I am not an Obama xealot and disagree with much of what he believes about the role of government. Charles Pierce though makes one comment which appears on the cover though that is important for […]

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May

08

Myanmar Catastrophe

A thoughts… Social… So far the death toll is in the 10’s of thousands but some are estimating that it will rise to 100 thousand as the rubble and water are cleared. Help is desperately needed. Please get your church’s, social networks, clubs and coworkers together to do what you can. Often times people demand […]

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Mar

11

The Dumbing Down of America

A frightening article with implications dor all areas of life. You must act. Encourage your friends, family, coworkers, employees, congrgations, students, etc. to read, study, pursue learning with a passion. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/02/15/AR2008021502901.html?referrer=digg

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Jan

11

On a More Civil Discourse

If you believe the candidates and pundits you know that depending on your political preference that you hate… Poor people, rich people, working people, unemployed people, taxes, spending, saving, the middle class, minorities, immigrants, Christians, Muslims, Jews, and every other political topic under the sun… That being said, I have to wonder why all of […]

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