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7 Ways to Be More Effective Today

Here are the daily best practices that I have found that have helped me the most.

1. Identify Your Big Three.  At the beginning of the day, identify the three most important things you need to accomplish if today is to be a success.  Make these the first (and if necessary) only things you accomplish today.

2. Big rocks first.  Whatever is most important,…


Added by Clyde Taber on January 8, 2014 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

Notes from the Napkin: A Director's Cut on Filmmaking

Notes from the Napkin: A Director's Cut on Filmmaking [Paperback]

Notes from the Napkin: A Director's Cut on Filmmaking [Kindle Edition]

Notes from the Napkin by CJ Powers “Every film starts with an idea…logical…experiential…fueled by passion…originated on a napkin…filled with stars. And then there’s the rub…a…


Added by CJ Powers on December 19, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Solomon Rex - A Strategic Consultancy for Christian Organizations

I believe ministries, nonprofits, and Christian organizations have tremendous opportunities to rethink their strategy from the ground up. The advances in cloud-based software as a service solutions, increases in digital bandwith across the globe, and the proliferation of smartphones and tablet devices…


Added by Brian Barela on December 8, 2013 at 9:16am — 1 Comment

Bobb Biehl Questions - 5 BIG Picture Questions - 9 Accelerators

When I was transitioning from the JESUS Film Project in 2006 while the Visual Story Network was being birthed, someone gave me these questions to help me figure out my next life.  I recently found my working notes and realized how pivotal these questions were for me.  A big thanks to whoever that 'someone' was!

Five Questions About the BIG Picture - Your Story Arc

1. What three changes will most please God?



Added by Clyde Taber on December 7, 2013 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

The Grove-Artist Financial Survey: Do you need financial guidance?

Hi VSN friends,

The Grove Center for the Arts & Media (a Southern California arts ministry) is taking an informal survey regarding artists and their finances.

  • As an artist, what areas of financial management do you find most frustrating or difficult?
  • Do you personally have a need for practical financial…

Added by Joey O'Connor on December 4, 2013 at 2:56pm — No Comments

Internet Battle for Hearts, Minds and Global Redemption

With the Internet becoming increasingly important for nearly everybody, I’m amazed to hear that so many Christian leaders and ministries are still reluctant to develop full-time online outreach.

The Internet is not a fad.

Usage continues to soar and there’s no sign of it slowing…


Added by Gordon Marcy on December 1, 2013 at 4:46pm — No Comments

Immeasurably More Than I Could Imagine

Last week I had the privilege of interviewing with Hormoz of Iran Alive Ministries. We spoke for nearly an hour about "Return To Mogadishu: Remembering Black Hawk Down." It was an amazing experience. The entire interview was in Farsi! 

It was such a joy to share about my journey of following God's vision…


Added by Mary Beth Minnis on November 18, 2013 at 7:24pm — No Comments

L.B. Jr. and Chuck Huber produce new series, Prince Adventures

L.B. Jr. and Chuck Huber produce new series, Prince Adventures

Louisville, Kentucky – November 18, 2013 – Fantasy Soft Entertainment is pleased to announce a new fantasy series in the works called Prince Adventures that is co-written and co-produced by series creator, L.B. Jr. and…


Added by Kenneth Bright Jr. on November 18, 2013 at 5:59pm — No Comments

Seeking Christian and Family Friendly Content for

I am reaching out to you today to joyfully introduce you to is a free online Internet service for Christian ministries and producers that offers great potential for you and the Kingdom of Christ!  grants your ministry free access to a global distribution platform that delivers your message – and the Good News - throughout the world.…


Added by Jim Dickson on November 13, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Terrorism, Media, and The Online Battle for Hearts and Minds

Whenever I hear about church and ministry leaders who refuse to engage today’s culture through digital, online platforms, I’m reminded of speaking at a media conference last year in Madrid. It was a gathering of “media missionaries” who are using the media in innovative ways to share the Christian faith throughout Europe and the Middle East. One of the producers quoted Gilles Kepel, a French academic and…


Added by Phil Cooke on November 10, 2013 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

Third edition of The Daily Bread (Elisha and The Shunammite) available in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish

Brothers and Sisters, the Scriptures in 2 Kings 8:1-6 tell us about the story of the Shunammite whose son was raised from the dead by GOD, through Elisha; that woman never stopped honoring Elisha, whom she viewed as a servant of GOD. (Read the full story)

The Daily Bread is also available in:



Added by Marlène Nzengou on November 9, 2013 at 11:18pm — No Comments

The 10 Commandments of Success in the Media World

I spoke to a class of university film students at Biola University in Los Angeles, who asked me to give them some career advice before graduation. A friend, award winning advertising writer David Morgenstern, shared some tips with me for the class that he had given to USC film students a few years ago, and they were so fantastic, I wanted to share them with you:

1) Return every call and e-mail quickly. Show up on time, even if you’re the only one there. Dress…


Added by Phil Cooke on November 9, 2013 at 2:41am — 2 Comments

Invest in the Movement

In the last year, by God's grace, the Visual Story Network helped train 200 leaders in mobile ministry, equipped 25 leaders through the new Story Seminar, and served 300 ministries with leadership resources and networking.  Our growth goals for 2014 include…

  • Mobile…

Added by Clyde Taber on November 6, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Kingstone Comics - language partners

Kingstone Comics is a central Florida based publisher of Christian comics and graphic novels. The goal of Kingstone is to be the 'Marvel' of the faith market - the largest publisher of Christian comics and Biblical worldview graphic novels worldwide.

Our passion is evangelism so we are looking for missions and language partners internationally to license our products for nominal fees. We have quickly discovered the transcultural nature of comics and how effective they are in…


Added by Art Ayris on November 1, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Asbury University Starts Online MA Degree in Digital Storytelling

Asbury University’s mission statement requires that we “equip men and women,…

Added by Jim Owens on October 19, 2013 at 12:00am — 3 Comments

Sound out the Scriptures - Second edition of The Daily Bread available in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish

The second edition of the Daily Bread, "Sound Out The Scriptures" is now available in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish. Shalom

"Before the Devil, Jesus kept answering: “It is written…; it is written…; it is written…” And the Devil left, because he did not understand the Word of GOD. For this reason, it is important to sound out the Scriptures! For this reason, one must read the Bible and meditate on it in order to better use it before the enemy who prowls around like a roaring…


Added by Marlène Nzengou on October 13, 2013 at 7:09pm — No Comments

You Can Impact Millions of Hurting Women in Iran for Less Than the Cost of a Missions Trip


Women’s Programming


Take a moment to imagine being one of two, three or four wives to a husband who literally beats you into submission under the approving sanction of your government and religious law.  Envision a “wedding” ceremony granting a…


Added by Ken Fifer on October 7, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Visual Storytellers wanted for new Internet TV Content Network

Are you a visual storyteller looking for ways to develop an audience for your content?

There's a new free online syndication service that lets churches, filmmakers and producers of all types…


Added by Gordon Marcy on October 3, 2013 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

The Global Media Network of Call2all Mexico 2013

On November 5th to 8th this year, delegates from around the world will be gathering for the Call2all Global Congress in Pueblo, Mexico. During this congress the world's foremost media based ministries are coming together to create a dynamic "Global Media Network track" that will run everyday of the congress. Those who attend this track will…


Added by Cal Curtis on September 22, 2013 at 2:39am — No Comments

Undying Love

Thin, haggard, disheveled, Gomer stands looking down to the ground of the filthy slave market. Her neck was chained to an auction block, her hair matted, her ribs protruding beneath her skin and her hands dangled downwards, failing to cover her nakedness. She did not infuse a jot of lust in a single man who passed by. The bidding reached 10 shekels of silver, 12 shekels, then 15 shekels, followed by a man who cried out 15 shekels and thirteen bushels barley…. going once, going twice ……

Added by Genaye Eshetu on September 14, 2013 at 6:51am — No Comments

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