Two “Unique” Christmas Gifts


I have two great Christmas gift ideas for this year, and you can order them in plenty of time for Christmas.  My latest book is “Unique:  Telling Your Story in the Age of Brands and Social Media.”  If you’re a leader, artist, filmmaker, creative, pastor, business or nonprofit leader, you need this book on your shelf.  A number of leaders are buying multiple copies for their leadership team, communications team, and board of directors.  This is the most definitive book on


Cornerstone University using “The Last TV Evangelist” as a Textbook


Dave Anderson, professor in the communications department from Cornerstone University announced at the Sunscreen Film Festival in Florida last weekend that Cornerstone will be using my book “The Last TV Evangelist” as a textbook in their communications and media classes.  According to Dave, because the book provides an overview of the media transformation that’s happening in the culture, it’s a good text for students of film, TV, and digital media.


The "Branded Building" Concept Announced at NRB


HOUSTON – The Morris Architects Church Design Studio and Cooke Pictures announced a partnership at the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) Conference March 8-11 in Nashville, TN, to bring the ‘branded building’ concept to churches nationally and abroad. The partnership between the two firms was born from their joint involvement on the Lakewood Church project and from their combined personal passion and groundbreaking approach in


Cooke Pictures and the American Bible Society Unveil New Dove Awards Advertising Campaign

Press Release: Santa Monica, CA, November 10, 2007Cooke Pictures, a television production, branding, and media strategy company based in Santa Monica, California has been selected to produce the commercials for the American Bible Society – the leading sponsor of the national music awards event in this year’s Gospel Music Association Dove Awards Presentation. The commercial campaign will focus on the mission of ABS, which was founded in 1816, and translates, prints, and distributes bibles to third world countries, soldiers on the battlefield, to churches, the inner city, and more. The American Bible Society has been in existence for nearly