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  • Aweaver3

    This article raises many excellent points which should be considered and seriously reflected upon. Phil hits the reader with a number of issues that must be addressed in order to bring about change in our sphere of influence. Here are two challenging questions that demand an honest, thought-out answer: “In a world of compelling choice, what makes you or your message different? Why should someone pause and consider what you have to say?” This is the point which moved me the most. There are so many messages competing for our attention, but there is one great message – which needs to be uniquely expressed in well thought out terms of words and action. Phil states that “being different is everthing.” How true in a world where ‘reality’ television shows all look alike and people participate in experiences where they can become like their favorite stars instead of developing their own identity and talents. In my experience, the pressure to be a carbon copy of everyone else is enormous. There is an almost constant comparison to what someone else is doing and who should be imitated. However, if we are all unique, then even though there will be some similarities, there should be a distinct flavor that seperates each person from the next. Thank you Phil for providing this timely article about becoming a focused individual who is both prepared and well presented. I will use what you have written to continue developing the message which lives in me, in order to aid others in their journey towards their God-given purpose.

    Allen Paul Weaver III
    author, Transition: Breaking Through the Barriers
    http://www.transitionunleashed.com
    http://www.allenpaulweaveriii.com

  • http://petersmythe.org Peter Smythe

    Phil, some months ago a minister asked me about Google ads – whether his site should accept them or not. I advised him against it because while he might pocket some change his "brand" – his image as a preacher of the Gospel – would invariably be tarnished by Google's algorithms. Consequently, I'm surprised to see them on this site, e.g., the ads for Christian ringtones and Christian Singles Photos appear to be at odds with your statements on "Jesus junk."

     

  • Phil

    Good question and I'll do a post on it soon.  (I was wondering how long it would take somebody to ask about them…   :-)