Archives For June 2011

Ever wondered what a social experiment using a Twitter profile picture would look like? Ever had an interest in stop-motion animation? Dig Vampire Weekend? Google Chrome?

If so (and I know you do), then you’ll love this video:

All this (and more) from the Mystery Guitar Man. (HT: Emily Carver).

If you’re anything like me, you pull the trigger first and ask questions later. Never was this more true than with my social network privacy settings. I’d share anything (and everything) without giving any thought to who (or what) may be seeing it. Normally this is a bad idea, but when you’re in ministry, it’s an even worse one.

When I was working at a church, people that I had never met would recognize me because of the public nature of my job. Restaurants, the library, coffee shops, the mall—would get identified nearly everywhere I went. I’m sure many of you can relate!

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  • So apparently everyone’s really happy that LeBron lost last night. My cousin used to work for the Cavs when LeBron was there. In her words LeBron is “just a kid who needs to grow up.” Yikes. Maybe that has something to do with it?
  • I picked up Launch by Michael Stelzner over the weekend. Michael founded SocialMediaExaminer.com. I was so impressed by his content that I emailed him to let him know. He emailed me back within 24 hours. That’s a guy who gets it.
  • Thanks, Two Rivers, for an unforgettable Sunday morning. Well done.
  • If I held some some social media lunch-and-learns in the Des Moines-area, would that interest you? We’d focus on non-profits, ministries and churches. Let me know what you think!
  • My sister gives the best Farmer’s Market recaps on the planet! We took the fam down for the first trip of the season. Say what you want about the DeMo, we know how to rock the Farmer’s Market.
  • My new favorite site.
  • This made me cry.
  • What would you ask God for if you knew his answer would be “Yes!”?
  • Farewell, John Cheatem. We’ll miss you, brother. Give ‘em hell in the A-T-L!
  • Inauthentic humility is worse than overt pride. Sometimes it’s okay to admit you don’t know what you’re doing/should do.
  • Saw Super8 over the weekend. A friend described it as “the Goonies for 2011″. Love that description. Loved the movie. Great flick. Plus, plenty of LOST references for fans of the show.
  • Finny + The Machine.
  • What’s the latest and greatest in your world?