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Get out of the Building

A year ago, when I attended the Tools of Change conference in NYC, I attended a workshop led by Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup. In a future post… READ MORE

Connecting with your audience

Publishing is no longer just about putting out a great product. It’s about connecting with your audience. In Michael Hyatt’s bestselling book, Platform, he writes that good products (such as… READ MORE

From Gather ’Round to Shine

For the last 18 months MennoMedia and Brethren Press have been working collaboratively to imagine a new children’s curriculum to succeed Gather ’Round: Hearing and Sharing God’s Good News. Gather… READ MORE

A Cause for Celebration

A week ago, I asked our Facebook users what they were celebrating in their lives. Today I have several reasons of my own for celebration. If all went according to… READ MORE

I Love My Job

My name is Steve Carpenter and for almost a year I have been MennoMedia’s Director of Development. I raise money for our non-profit ministry. I love my job. Last year,… READ MORE

Expanding our audiences

Last week I posted about “Where MennoMedia is going in the future,” a roadmap for our future, consisting of ten byways that will be part of our journey. Today, on… READ MORE

Seeking God during Lent

Mountains of thick, rich pancakes. With real maple syrup. Maybe some fruit compote and whipped cream on top. What could be better? When I was in seminary, my teaching congregation… READ MORE

Growing Fifty Shade of Grace

How is the idea for a book born? Let me count the ways. Most often in the mind of an author or writer–I often scribble an idea–or lots of them–on… READ MORE

Where is MennoMedia going?

There’s an old saying, “If you don’t know where you are going, any old road will take you there.” As anyone who either works in publishing and media—or the church—knows,… READ MORE