Some recent posts, ideas, thoughts, podcasts, articles, rants etc

My new BEAST of a YouTube rig

  Ever since I started my YouTube channel, I’ve wanted a video, audio and lighting set-up that was self-contained and portable.   I’ve tried a number of different options and configurations in recent month … and I finally figured it out!   And since the question I get...

Things I Want ALL Daughters To Know

For the past few months I have been regularly posting leadership quotes and “life lessons” to Twitter using the hashtag #StuffIWantMyDaughtersToKnow. The basic idea is that as I write, curate, hear or find great life quotes, ideas and leadership principles, I tweet...

What it means to be humble.

There are plenty of Bible verses that urge us to be humble and describe in detail the benefits of humility. But do we really know what it means to be humble? In a world that promotes individual success, self-promotion and hustle ... our understanding of humility can...

The theology of church social media in TWO minutes

If I had $1 for every time a pastor or church staff member asked me why their church should be on social media, I'd have enough money for a pretty decent coffee at Starbucks. Now, I just point people toward this 2-minute video which explains why churches should be on...

The truth about Psalm 23

I posted a photo on my Instagram recently of the actual area where a shepherd boy named David cared for his sheep in biblical times. Here is the photo: The photo got a crazy reaction, mostly because when most people think of David and his sheep, we think of the famous...

10 Christian YouTube channels you need to follow

Did you know there are more than 5 billion videos watched on YouTube every day? That’s not a typo. 5 billion! These videos make up the more than 1 billion hours of content is watched on YouTube every day! Who’s watching this much content? I’m glad you asked. Well, 80%...

The best live mobile video set up under $250

You want to build community around your social media content, and you know going LIVE on Instagram Stories, Facebook and YouTube is the simplest way ... but you also want your LIVE videos stand out from the crowd, right? You know lighting and audio make a big...

What is worship?

One of the things I get asked about a lot is worship. I think it’s because I’m Australian and everyone therefore thinks I’m from Hillsong United. I’m not. Have you ever noticed that worship is one of those things that every Christian has an opinion on ... but we often...