Fire Up Creative Thinking and Squash Your Winter Blahs

Does your energy and enthusiasm feel as frozen as the ground outside? Anyone can suffer from a winter of creative thinking. As a creative and a church leader, I have a few strategies to help warm up more creative thinking.

19 Questions to Kickstart a More Creative Life

People like to talk about changing the world. Jesus makes the crazy promise that we actually can change the world. But the bar to do it is high. We need to love, fully, with all of our heart, mind, soul and strength. Here are 19 questions to help you figure out the wonder of a more creative life.

Think Like a Five Year Old Study Guide (Free eBook)

Download my new, free eBook today! This is a study and application guide to my book Think Like a Five Year Old. The goals of this 40-page eBook companion are 1) for you to develop a practical theology of creativity and 2) to walk away with the necessary next steps and to-dos for getting started on the work of creating.

Do This Thing First: Creativity According to the Bible, Part 4

My new book Think Like a Five Year Old is undergirded by a theology of creativity. I am highlighting and expanding on some of the biblical passages that form the basis for the book, telling the story of God’s promise to us for a more creative life in Christ. Here’s the fourth entry in the series.

Unlearn Your Current Patterns: How to Find a More Creative Life 3

My new book Think Like a Five Year Old is undergirded by a theology of creativity. I am highlighting and expanding on some of the biblical passages that form the basis for the book, telling the story of God’s promise to us for a more creative life in Christ. Here’s the fourth entry in the series.

Consumption is Killing Your Mind: How to Find a More Creative Life 2

My new book Think Like a Five Year Old is undergirded by a theology of creativity. I am highlighting and expanding on some of the biblical passages that form the basis for the book, telling the story of God’s promise to us for a more creative life in Christ. Here’s the second entry in the series.

Pre-Launch! 5 Ways to Help Others Think Like a 5-Year-Old

I believe my new book can help people learn their creativity story: what they once had, how they lost it, and how to get it back to create great things. Help me share the story of this book with others and maybe make the world a little better. Oh, and get two chapters for free!

How to Find a More Creative Life (According the Bible) – Part 1

My new book Think Like a Five Year Old is undergirded by a theology of creativity. I am highlighting and expanding on some of the biblical passages that form the basis for the book, telling the story of God’s promise to us for a more creative life in Christ. Here’s the first entry in the series.

Bob Dylan’s 5 Ways You Can Reclaim Lost Inspiration

In the book, I define creativity as having fun and making stuff. The problem for many of us is that we used to do it without thinking, and now we can’t find that same spark to save our lives. As Dylan said, we’re an empty, burned out wreck. There’s perhaps no worse fear to an artist. How did these iconic musicians rise from their discomfiture and recover their spark? Here are 5 crucial things you can do to find your missing inspiration, keep making stuff and having fun.

5 Encouragements for Dealing With Resistance to Your Creative Ideas

Leading others through change isn’t for the weak. Here are five encouragements for dealing with resistance to your creative innovations from the rise of the paperback book in the mid-20th century.

The Only Three Times Most of Us Are Ever Creative

Ever have one of those days when your Creativity just walks out the door?

Here’s What I Do To Avoid Losing Good Ideas

Those random thoughts you have might be good ideas in gestation. Don’t lose them! If you don’t write everything down, how will you know later if it was any good?