Flashback Friday

Here are some church media and children’s ministry guest posts I wrote previously for The Church Media Blog (From our friends at WorshipHouse Media) and the Kidzmatter blog (from our friends at Kidzmatter.com/Awana.org) that are still relevant and useful. Enjoy! CHURCH MEDIA Seven Tips for Church Media Production Ten Tips for Balancing Quality and Schedule […]

LifeKids Project Launch

Timbuktoons recently had the privilege of producing a show intro and several animated music videos for LifeKids next project which officially launches tomorrow! On Friday, April 1, Mr. Music is back, now with Emily and Guy the Bible Guy to bring you the latest LifeKids album, Bible Adventure Worship! Sing along with your kids to 14 of their […]

The Secret Ingredient to Your Overnight Success

So, I’ve been working on a book idea of late and it’s going to be a lot of work. One of the things with writing a book is you have to get people to buy it. But before you get people to  buy it, you need a book store and/or website to stock it. But […]

5 Keys to Building a Rock Solid Creative KidMin Team

I’ve had the privilege of working with many great churches of all sizes and many denominations through our work at Timbuktoons and we’ve worked hand-in-hand with creative KidMin teams to plan and produce animation, motion graphics, and reusable assets for long term use. I’ve seen some great teams and we’ve learned a lot about how […]

Official Book Launch: Calling All Artists

See details and purchase options here. (or go directly to Amazon) Well it’s finally here. Six months in the making (although I could argue decades) with many late nights and early mornings, encouragement from my wife, kids, and great friends, I’m proud to announce the official release of my first book: Calling All Artists. (See printed […]

Project Highlight: “Bible App For Kids”

This is an amazing time to be a creative. Location is not a factor for most creative projects. With online collaboration tools giving organizations the ability to hire companies based on their key creative strength, it makes it possible to produce complex projects without having to hire an onsite team to pull it off. Timbuktoons […]

Transcendent Vs. Relevant: Why Church Media Should Lead Creative Culture

Here’s another guest post I wrote for my friends over at the Church Media Blog. I have included the first paragraph and a link to the full post. In both creative and in Christian circles I hear a lot about being relevant. Relevant is an adjective that means “closely connected or appropriate to the matter […]

The Power of Art and Media in KidMin

I started guest posting over at KidzMatter.com and here’s the first paragraph and a link to their site. Media is a powerful tool, and is used to teach, train, influence, tell great stories, bring awareness, stir emotion, persuade, and engage. Billions are spent on production and distribution, and media reaches every corner of the world. […]

New Resource for Ministry Creatives

I started guest posting over at the “Church Media Blog” with my friends from Worship House Media/Sermon Spice/Salem Communications. My first post went up yesterday: 10 Tips for Balancing Quality and Schedule Check it out along with all the other great posts and contributors. If you produce content for a church or ministry, this blog will […]

5 Character Branding Tips for Your Children’s Ministry

We’ve all seen the power and appeal of an iconic character, and we all know the importance of effective branding for the world of specialty coffee and niche computers, but what does all of this have to do with my children’s ministry department? Well, more than you may think. Whether intentional or not, your ministry […]