You can’t teach passion. But you can catch it. In fact, it’s quite contagious. And like an infectious disease, it will sneak up on you from out of nowhere when you least expect it. It can slay giants, knock down walls, and open doors of opportunity. Passion can transform a person and change the world.
Dreams are the lifeblood of legends. Dreams are at the root of every scientific milestone and technological breakthrough.
Ordinary people have accomplished the impossible and changed the course of history (for better or worse) because of dreams.
You have a dream inside of you. Actually, you probably have a lot of dreams. I do.
I see it all the time. A Facebook profile that should be a page. A Facebook page that is dormant or only posts things that are also posted on someone’s profile. For a lot of people, this may not matter that much. For a church or business that’s using Facebook as a key part of their advertising and marketing strategy, it matters.
As I’ve looked around Facebook and seen the pages I like and follow and as I’ve talked with other churches and learned along the way, I’ve come to some conclusions about Facebook and social media. Some conclusions about how to best utilize it and how to make it look excellent without shelling out a ton of money.
Here are a few tips for businesses, churches, and anyone wanting to better use Facebook (and most other social media networks as well)…
If they’d just make me a manager, I’d make this company better.
If I could just find a staff position, I could really serve people.
If I just had a church of my own to pastor.
I used to think that way. When I went to college, I wanted nothing more than to serve as the Pastor of a church. It took a while for it to happen, so in the meantime, I looked up a local nursing home and started walking eight blocks weekly to lead a bunch of really sweet, old people in a Bible study.
“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: “What! You too? I thought I was the only one.” — C.S. Lewis
It has been said that friends are the truest treasure. I think that has great truth, unfortunately, there are few that find these treasures in quality & fewer those that find quality & quantity! Having invested in relationships that I thought were good, only to find myself disheartened and betrayed. I have found others that bring life, joy & unconditional love. I have all so discovered some principles in finding and keeping such great relationships: