Portland, OR Clackamas, OR.
I am a marketing and communications strategist / consultant at 343 Consulting.
I am a former church planter/pastor. My wife and I parent four boys, 16 Goat Yoga goats, three dogs,
two chickens (update: the chickens have been eaten by coyotes) and we live very close to, but not actually in, Portland, OR.
In our noisy, busy, over informed world, you can still create social media, email and marketing campaigns that will actually be opened and read by your donor base and community (and raise more money in the process).
I was a bi-vocational in some way or another for about 14 years. Here is some random advice/thoughts to those who are beginning or in the midst of the bi-vocational approach to ministry
In 2007 I stood in front of 300 people, about 290 of whom I had never met before and did my best to deal with the reality that their 26 year old brother, son, nephew, friend took his own life. This is what I said.
Over the last week or so I have been doing my best to listen and reflect in my own experience of life in America. It has become more and more clear to me that my experience does not reflect the experience of so many people in this world. Of course, I have always known this. […]
In our noisy, busy, over informed world, you can still create social media, email and marketing campaigns that will actually be opened and read by your donor base and community (and raise more money in the process)
If you are like me, your resolutions (whether they are for the New Year or not) constantly fail. Let’s look at three successful elements of what makes lasting change possible.
I am inviting you to join my little giving community where we will come together to each give $15/month to support Lemonade International and the people of La Limonada in Guatemala City. Here’s why? I am a firm believer that together we can accomplish more than we can alone. It is sometimes hard to feel like you are […]
I’ve been trying to place my frustrations from watching what happens to people when they disagree with a Christian Celebrity – or really any kind of Christian public figure. It’s amazing how crazy people get when they come across something this “celebrity” believes that they disagree with. I been saddened today as I’ve watched some well known […]
A friend messaged me this afternoon… I call this PPSD. Post Pastoral Stress Disorder. Here’s a challenge: Don’t only meet with your pastor when you have something to complain about. In my unscientific research, I’d say that at least 90% of the time when someone wants to meet with a pastor, its because they “need […]
I struggle as a writer. Wait, there are already problems here. I am not sure its fair to call myself a writer. I think it would be more accurate to call myself an “aspiring writer.” I mean, I do not really ever write. I am now, of course, but this is literally the first time I’ve […]
I have been using words, the web and technology to solve problems since my first job out of college in 2000 as a security officer at my college.
My wife and I parent four boys, 14 goats, two dogs, two chickens and we live very close to, but not actually in, Portland, OR.