Motives can be God-honoring or self-serving. The teaching role can be about allowing God to use me to benefit others, or it can be an opportunity to promote myself. Motives can lead me to a ministry that builds up, or they can lead me to become a demolition expert. As you prepare to teach adults […]
Posts in category NicholsNotes Updates
Updates about writing projects.
John W Nichols offers a new e-book, Small Group or Sunday School?, to share his experiences leading adult-level ministries in both Sunday School and small groups. Nichols writes from the trenches rather than the sacred halls of the theoretical. His guidance, tips, suggestions and encouragement can help you become a better adult Bible teacher or […]
Year ago I wrote my version of God’s Three Trees, a traditional Appalachian Christmas story, and posted it to my site. Along with the PDF file sharing the text with other parents and grandparents I included an MP3 of me reading the story. And those actions have long since dropped from my radar. Earlier in […]
Last week’s post highlighted some of the technical changes facing web designers, bloggers, and those who run web-based businesses. My first look into the changes overwhelmed me, and initial estimates to include encryption for the NicholsNotes family of sites seemed out of reach. Ouch! Was this the end? Would I be making another career change […]
First, let me calm the grammar snobs by stating that the title is intentional, not a misspelling. If you have online accounts (Facebook, Twitter and such) you have no doubt been swamped in recent days with a deluge of emails touting privacy updates. My apologies, but this post covers the privacy updates for both nicholsnotes.com […]
The web is clogged with blogs, newsletters, and more data than anyone might master in a lifetime. How many of us get that daily email from the site we decided to follow and delete it without opening it due to the sheer volume crossing our plates? Information overload is a reality for most of us. […]