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    1 day ago

    Fundraising and Donor Development: An Interview with Museum of the Bible’s Jon Sharpe

    For a long time I’ve wanted to interview Jon Sharpe about fundraising and donor development. Jon serves as the Chief…
    1 week ago

    A Lesson for Dealing with Cancel Culture Accusations

    You’ve probably heard about the Progressive push to boycott Hyatt Hotels because of their hosting the 2021 Conservative Political Action…
    2 weeks ago

    Have You Thanked The People Who Made a Difference in Your Career?

    In high school I spent most of my spare time making movies. They were silent and short – largely because…
    2 weeks ago

    Why The Post-COVID Church May Surprise You 

    There’s no question that the year-long church shutdown because of the COVID-19 virus changed a lot about doing church. Pastors…
    3 weeks ago

    What Ever Happened to Teaching the Bible on Christian TV?

    Because of the work I do, I watch a lot of Christian television programs on all the Christian channels I…
    3 weeks ago

    Stop Worrying That You’ll Upset Older Donors or Church Members

    One of the most frequent (and frustrating) cycles that’s happened to our team over the years is this: A church,…
    3 weeks ago

    Seeing The Stories and Relationships Around Us

    I left recently at 5:30am for the airport and as usual, started a conversation with my UBER driver.  He told…
    4 weeks ago

    The Rise of Churches Producing Local Television in Smaller Markets

    One of the things I never expected during a pandemic was the rise of churches using local TV to share…
    February 3, 2021

    How to Deal With the Whiners On Your Team

    Most creative teams are going to have at least one member who’s a whiner. Whiner’s focus on the negative, and…
    January 28, 2021

    What To Do When Reality Doesn’t Meet Your Expectations

    This week Kathleen and I took our grandkids to Lake Tahoe. It’s one of the most beautiful places on earth,…
    January 24, 2021

    Face It: You’re Not Just a Producer or Filmmaker: You’re a Fundraiser

    Early in my working life, one of my (many) great regrets was not realizing that a career as a director,…
    January 21, 2021

    Is It Time to Shoot Your Project On A Mobile Phone?

    When I started out in television production, the cost of a camera was out of sight. And depending on it…