New Work From Our Big Picture Media Team

All Work And No Play

Hey everyone! The last few months have been crazy busy with new clients, partnerships, travel and networking. I haven’t been able to give the blog my regular focus and I apologize for that. Sometimes the tyranny of the urgent takes over and you just have to put your head down and get some stuff done. That means other things sometimes have to stay on the shelf. But we’ve had some amazing experiences and have learned some great things that we can’t wait to share with you.

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One of the upsides is that our team has had some incredible opportunities to produce some really creative stuff and I want to share some of that with you today. 

How To Deal With The Ashley Madison Situation

Life Beyond Betrayal

There’s a good chance that someone you know, maybe even someone in your church has been affected by the recent situation where millions of broken people have been exposed through the leak of the Ashley Madison subscribers list.

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The challenge for many in the Christian community is what do we do about it? How do we handle this? What do we say? It’s a tough situation to be sure, but I’m very excited to share two amazing resources with you that can help you and your church cope. 

Remembering My Dad – A Tribute To Rev. Ken Clement

One Year Later

Hard to believe that my dad passed away one year ago today. Still doesn’t seem real. I think about him every single day and miss him terribly. I’m thankful to all of my family and friends for their love, support and encouragement this past year. I can’t imagine dealing with this without you all. The post below is something I wrote about a week after his death. I miss you Dad and can’t wait to see you again. 

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Last Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 is a date that will stay with me for the rest of my life. It is the day that my life changed forever. It is the day my dad left this earth to spend eternity in Heaven. And I will never be the same.

My dad was an incredible man. A hard worker. Always happy. Always smiling. He loved people and they loved him back. At his funeral I heard countless stories about my dad – some I had heard before and many I had not. It didn’t matter if it came from a high school friend, someone he went

The Art Of Planning Ahead

How To Get Out Of The Weeds

If your church or organization isn’t planning ahead at least 6-8 weeks at all times, you’re already behind. How’s that for an opening line?

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For most of you who are reading this right now, you know I’m talking to you. If your calendar, your life, your schedule, your teams feel like complete chaos and stress, the likely culprit is a lack of planning. And as the leader, that is 100% your fault. So what can you do about it? 

5 Things Every New Communication Director Needs To Do

This Job Is Way Bigger Than You Think

So far this week we’ve talked about How To Find A Communications Director and What Skills A Communication Director Needs. So now that you’ve found this awesome person (or you are this awesome person), what are the first things you should do?


There are tons of little things that you’ll be needing to do and some are more obvious than others. But I want to give you five big things that are super important. The first two are very practical and the other three are more big picture, but together they are the five most important things you need to be doing.