Some quick thoughts…

So I am buying textbooks today… I have always used the VCU Bookstore but there is another bookstore on campus…

I reviewed their prices and realized all their books are about $20-50 less per book…

Why are books so expensive?

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More Narnia to come…

That’s right Narnia fans… Disney commits to make all seven of the Narnia books and release them once year… The first one is Prince Caspian in May 2008… Here’s the complete story…

http://www.toynewsmag.com/news/28339/Disney-commits-to-Narnia-project

Disney commits to Narnia project

10:30, Jul 31st 2007 by Ronnie Dungan

Disney has announced plans to make all seven of the Chronicles of Narnia books into feature films

It will be releasing one a year starting in May ’08 with Prince Caspian. The decision follows the success of the adaptation of the first book – The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe – which grossed almost $300 million.Following the conclusion of its Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy, which has no immediate plans to continue, Disney is predictably looking for its next goldmine franchise. Hasbro has the master toy license for the Chornicles of Narnia series.

Willow Creek Leadership Summit

This is by far one of the best Leadership Conferences you can attend…

Our church is attending this again at a satellite location in Richmond, VA. I have gone for the past 3 years and have always walked away with some great stuff..

Here’s a link to their promo video for 2007:
http://209.242.58.17/2007/events/LSS/Summit2007promo_800.wmv

Here’s all the speakers that will be there this year:

Bill Hybels Colin Powell Michael Porter John Ortberg

I really suggest you attend this conference… They have satellite locations all over the country… You can find them here: http://www.willowcreek.com/events/leadership/locationsregistration.asp 

Let me know if you go and maybe we can get a blog going about this conference and further discuss some of the topics…

WFX 2007 – Update

Finally WFX 2007 is releasing more information on this year’s conference… You can now register online at www.wfxweb.com

The most important update is the Keynote Speakers!!!

I am very excited that it is…

Craig Groeschel – LifeChurch.tv Senior Pastor

Andy Stanley – North Point Community Church Senior Pastor

I heard Craig earlier this year at C3 in Dallas and know some of his staff pretty well now… I heard Andy Stanley speak at last year’s Willow Creek Leadership Summit… Both of these guys are really good speakers… They both have a ton of information to share and have very successful churches (especially in the Tech/Media department)…

I look forward to seeing them and maybe meeting up with some of the LifeChurch.tv staff… Let me know if you are going to the WFX 2007 conference and maybe we can get together too…

Mad Church Disease…

I found out about this book and website through a blogger friend… This is a book that Anne Jackson is writing… I think the book idea sounds great…

You can right now be a part of it… Check out her website www.madchurchdisease.com and take the survey… There are three different kinds; Paid Staff, Spouses or Kids, and Volunteers… I am going to take the volunteer one just to give my input…

You can also follow what’s happening at the book’s blog (http://www.madchurchdisease.com/blog/)…

Let me know what you think…

What do you want to see?

 

So I have been thinking… I would like to do a viewers input week… Please post some stuff you would like to see me talk about or my thoughts on…

Some ideas:
Cell Phones and Bluetooth Headsets
Computers, Laptops and PDAs
CRT or Flat Screen: What’s the deal?
TigerDirect: A User’s View…

Let me know some ideas…

Go Put Your Strengths To Work

I just ran across this… What a great opportunity to grow as a leader, person and employee… I think I may join in on this…

Here’s a great video I found that Marcus Buckingham put together about finding your strengths…

http://simplystrengths.com/appleusers/

This short video was very powerful… Listen to what is says and then apply it!!!

Let me know if you start reading this book…

Here’s Marcus Buckingham on the Today show (http://marcusbuckingham.com/todayshow/)…

Here’s a FREE White Paper on the Simply Strengths Experience (http://www.marcusbuckingham.com/ss/)…