July 18, 2017 First an update on why nothing has been posted on the blog. Frankly, after going through the arduous (at this stage it is truly arduous) task of editing and rewriting a post I'm tired of looking at it. Having lost its luster in my own eyes it's hardly something I want to… Continue reading Getting Started in Your New Ministry
July 1, 2017 It's been so long since I've posted anything about the magazine. There's a reason . . . well, a couple of them, actually. First, I discovered I had truly overestimated my knowledge of grammar. I knew I didn't remember much, but I knew even less than I thought I did. So I've… Continue reading Long Time, No Write
Many challenges come with starting a new ministry from conquering a huge learning curve to tackling bureaucratic red tape. You can expect to spend your time researching, planning, and brainstorming resulting in a copious amount of notes, tasks, and ideas. What you may not expect is how fast you can forget or lose track of… Continue reading Organization is Key when Starting a New Ministry
So you’ve been trying to discern what your mission from God is or whether “mission” even applies to you. You’ve heard about Julie Onderko’s book "Discover Your Next Mission From God" and you’re wondering if you should pick it up. My advice to you is yes, you should. The book is an admixture of how-to… Continue reading Book Review: “Discover your Next Mission from God” by Julie Onderko
May 8, 2017 As the magazine is a one woman show at the moment I'm trying to learn every facet of magazine publishing. What one soon finds out is putting theory into practice isn't that simple. This has been especially true for me in the area of design where I've been trying to test out… Continue reading Today was a Day for Lessons or . . . I’ve Been Schooled
May 7, 2017 Well, today was a good day. After, not being able to quite figure out the types of stories that would be included in each department I took some advice from the books I've been reading and decided I needed a mission statement. The idea behind the mission statement is that it will… Continue reading Yay! I Have a Mission Statement for the Magazine!
April 25, 2017 Study, study, study. That's how my time is being spent these evenings. I am thankful that there are materials to study because it has been fruitful. Thank God for the courses available on Coursera and EdX, plus the information available on YouTube. It's all beginning to sink in. Mainly they've been about… Continue reading Kicking my Game up a Notch