In Defense of Listicles: 5 Reasons to Create List Posts

In Defense of Listicles: 5 Reasons to Create List Posts

As a writer, I began to despise listicles, the popular internet article organized through numbered lists. Websites like Buzzfeed published clickbait lists about worthless trivia facts that garnered page views and social media shares. Meanwhile, many substantial...
3 Things a Blog IS

3 Things a Blog IS

Last Tuesday, I posted a blog entitled “3 Things a Blog Is NOT,” in an effort to clear up some misconceptions about blogging, specifically in the Christian blogosphere. More and more of my friends are blogging, and I have been encouraged by many who have started...
3 Things a Blog Is NOT

3 Things a Blog Is NOT

I’ve been blogging in some form or fashion since I was in the eighth grade, around 2004. Way back then, my blog posts were ramblings of a couple hundred words long, usually loosely associated with what I had been learning at youth group or in my personal, infrequent...
What Is the Best Blog Content Management System?

What Is the Best Blog Content Management System?

As I coach people through LifeWay Social and other avenues, I am often helping people set up blogs and/or more general websites for the first time. The first question I am asked in this process is: “What blog content management system should I use?” Or...