September 2009

I’m continuing a theme in the blog today about art and teaching. This past weekend, I used the program “Comic Life” to create five different scenarios on obedience as small group discussion starters after talking through the Parable of the Two Sons in Matthew 21:28-31.  You can view them by clicking on the pdf link […]

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One of the best exercises for me to build my creativity has been drawing.  I am not an artist, but I’m always looking for tools and ways to express ideas.  Certainly as I plan for large group environments, drawing and the art of visual storytelling helps me scope out plot arcs.  I find that drawing […]

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Leading in Jesus’ Name

Matt Guevara —  September 4, 2009 — Leave a comment

I’ve written about Wordle before.  It’s a great tool to create cool designs out of text by calculating how frequently words are used and representing it graphically.  I was recently challenged to use Wordle as a devotional tool. I started by inputting the text of Acts 4 into Wordle.  Here’s what kicked back: What are […]

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Leading at Twitch Speed

Matt Guevara —  September 2, 2009 — Leave a comment

My executive pastor Eric Rojas is a part-man, part-machine.  In fact, in my ministry context’s structure I consider most of the “team captains” to be part-human, part-machine.  These leaders complete an amazing amount of work, attend an incredible number of meetings, and are “on” all the time.  However, I never see any of these leaders […]

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