Archive | May, 2012

You Will Always Have the Poor With You…

27 May 2012

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Mark 14:7….another oft-quoted passage, though truncated and missing perhaps the most important part. The setting is in Bethany, just before Jesus entered Jerusalem and his crucifixion that followed. Jesus and his disciples are having dinner, and a woman comes in, opens a very expensive bottle of perfume, and pours it on Jesus’ head. The disciples […]

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The Truth Shall Set You Free…

20 May 2012

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One of the most quoted verses of the Bible is “…and the truth will set you free.” from John 8:32. Good words. Encouraging words. Powerful words. And yet, completely out of context. If you go to the preceding verse, there’s a clue: the word IF, followed in verse 32 with THEN (in NIV and others, […]

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Dora the Explorer is Evil…

19 May 2012

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No, it’s not just her disproportionate-sized head, or the eyes the size of a horses’. Nor is it the fact that she is neglected by her parents and travels off on her own as a little girl (yet can’t find the obvious thing right behind her). No, there’s far more to her than all that. The one […]

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Why My Social Media Plan Won’t Work For You…

18 May 2012

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I’ve been mulling this post over for weeks now. But yesterday, within hours of each other, two things happened: 1. I attended part of an organization’s strategy session with Brian Boyd of Media Connect Partners from NYC. Some fantastic info and thoughts into how organizations can–and should–use social media to engage their customers/clients/donors/people. 2. Later in […]

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