Author Archives: Ryan
This week driving back and forth from reVITAlize Memphis, I had some great podcast time in the car. I enjoyed listening to Perry Noble’s newest podcast on the four P’s of progress. They are: 1. Preparation (Where do I want to go?) 2. Planning (How am I going to get there?) 3. Perspiration (Am I [...]
With less than three weeks until The 99 Summit, I thought I’d share ten things I am super excited about. 1. The theme. Ministry can be hectic. You’ll leave refreshed and better equipped to think and work like a leader. 2. Meeting new friends. I can’t wait to see all the new friendships that will start [...]
It’s time to announce the winner of the Action Bible from David C Cook. (Drum roll, please.) The winner is Tammy Miller! Congratulations, Tammy!
Thomas Edison is famous for saying that genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. The secret sauce to genius in ministry leadership is found in thinking and working like a leader. I’m inviting you to my office on April 29-30, 2013, for a 2-day summit where we will drill into excellence in ministry leadership. It’s [...]
I love children’s pastors. I have given much of my life to equipping them and cheering them on. I also love following children’s pastors and learning from them. (One of my favorite places I do that is on Twitter.) However, there are ten children’s pastors that I don’t care to follow. They are: 1. The [...]
I’m a big Action Bible fan. I have bought several of them for family and friends. In fact, I like them so much that we recently started carrying them in the KidzMatter store. (They are on sale right now too!) This video really captures why the Action Bible is so amazing… If you’d like to [...]
I enjoy listening to podcasts. (What’s a podcast? Click here.) They are one of the tools that keep me sharp and creative as a leader. I want to hear what other leaders are doing and saying. In this edition of My Favorite Five, I am going to focus on podcasts. Before I tell you my [...]
I started using Prezi a few years ago. You’ve probably seen a prezi before, but maybe didn’t realize it was a prezi. (For example, TED presenters use it frequently.) If you’ve not discovered it, you should watch this one-minute intro video that will show you what it’s all about. In a nutshell, Prezi is an application [...]
From a guy that publishes a magazine, I really enjoyed this video that a friend forwarded me. It’s only 39 seconds. Enjoy.
After an extended weekend in Fort Myers with Beth, I’m back to work! We spent some quality time together and did our best to disconnect from work. We enjoyed the sunshine, the beach, a few good movies, and most of all — each other. Your life was made to function in a rhythm. You were [...]