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Thoughts on disclosure, or the new FTC rules for blogging and me

Following months of deliberation by the Federal Trade Commission and rumors throughout the social media marketing world, the FTC this week released it’s “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising” to much buzz.  And, a little panic, I think, for bloggers, twitterers and facebookers who like to talk about their favorite goods […]

Review: Find Your Strongest Life by Marcus Buckingham

As a woman with all the challenges of family and working life, I selected this book from the Thomas Nelson Book Review Bloggers program out of curiosity. I also brought a healthy dose of skepticism to a book about increasing success in women’s lives written by a man. Being somewhat familiar with Buckingham’s work via […]

Review: Forgotten God by Francis Chan

It is no simple task to write simply about the Holy Spirit. There is, perhaps, no other theological subject that creates more difficulty, disagreement and discomfort among the followers of Jesus Christ.  In Forgotten God: Reversing Our Tragic Neglect of the Holy Spirit, Francis Chan challenges readers to set aside those trappings and look carefully […]

Review: Inside the Mind of Youth Pastors by Mark Riddle

Here’s a bit of my review of Inside the Mind of Youth Pastors, published at Youth Ministry Exchange: The central question of long-time youth minister and youth ministry consultant Mark Riddle’s book Inside the Mind of Youth Pastors – A Church Leader’s Guide to Staffing and Leading Youth Pastors asks “Why does your church want to hire […]