Facebook Live

A Step by Step Guide for Worship Leaders

A number of years ago I was serving a church as a youth director.  The pastor of the church left for vacation and was gone for two weeks.  We talked about all the things that I needed to do while he was gone.  One of the things we talked about was worship coverage.  “Wouldn’t it be great?” he said, “if I could just give my sermon from the beach?”  We all laughed at the thought because we knew that was not a possibility. 

Today we could easily make that off the cuff silly idea a real possibility.  Technology is constantly changing and advancing.  We can do so many things now that we could not even imagine doing just ten years ago. There are billions of devices and fast networks that easily connect us to one another.  There are apps that help us find directions, play games, text, talk and so much more. 

One of the ways I believe God is using me in the world is to create content that equips people in finding clarity and confidence so they can live out their God-Given purpose.  The content that I have spent the most time creating are written through my blog and in my sermons on Sunday.  Since January of this year I have been experimenting with video content through Facebook Live.  

What is Facebook Live?  

Facebook Live offers live-streaming video capabilities to users. By tapping the live stream icon, you can start broadcasting video live from your smartphone. Any users following you will have the ability to “tune in” to the broadcast. At the end of the video, you can tap “finish” to complete the video, at which point it will be posted as a permanently available feature on your timeline.

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My Manifesto

Day 1 of Intentional Blogging with Jeff Goins

I became a follower of Jeff Goins after I read his book Art of Work. I listen to his podcast, I read his blog and subscribe to his mailing list. Jeff provides great value for anyone who follows him like I do. He has started a 7 Day Blog Like a Pro Challenge.

I have not blogged recently because much of my time has been focused on getting the 2 Bald Pastors Podcast up and running. I have found so much joy in podcasting and this love is multiplying as my children are showing their interest in creating media content to share.

The challenge for the first day is to create a manifesto. Jeff writes “What’s your worldview? What gets under your skin? What wrecks you? These are the questions great writers, and incidentally great bloggers, must ask themselves…And once you’ve identified it, that thing you’re writing about, you’ve created something powerful for your readers to connect with.”

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My Top 5 Most Popular Posts from 2014

One of the processes that I do every year is to evaluate the past.  2014 has been a big year for my family.  We moved to a new state, I started a new call at a new church, my wife has gone back to school and we are becoming more and more settled in our new home.  As I close out 2014 I am amazed at all that we have done.

Part of my evaluation is to look over my blog, I have redesigned and recommitted to the content in this space and I can’t wait to share more about some of my plans over the next year.

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Advent Relaunch

It has been awhile since I have consistently posted on this site.  One of the big reasons I have not been posting is because I am getting ready for a big relaunch with my platform.  I am calling it a platform rather than a blog because I believe that my message is much larger than what I am posting on this blog.

I have been studying and working with a number of people from around the country who have a desire to build a platform or brand.  They are dedicated to change, in their lives and in the world.  I, like them have something that they want to say and want to provide services and opportunities for the message to be heard.

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Reader’s Survey

Thank you for visiting!!  I am currently in a complete overhaul of my blog.  In my discernment I need your help.  Please fill out the survey below and help me decide the direction of this internet space that I am privilege to have.  I want to be able to provide the best content for you.  Thank you very much for your loyalty and your support over the years.  Thank you also for helping me out.

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