Yet again this year, we are sending out a blank Mad Lib for the fun-loving among you to create your very own version of a Boyd holiday letter. But if you’re curious about the official version, read on.Continue reading “2017 Mad Lib”
Herman Melville knew a thing or two about human dignity (and its source). Continue reading “Protecting human dignity”
I realized recently that I miss postage stamps — their variety, design, colorfulness, even their topical content. So I’m doing to do something about it. Continue reading “Sending words through space”
You don’t want to be like Winnie-the-Pooh, do you? Well, maybe it’s good to be like him in his joy, his friendships, and his love of a simple life — but when it comes to metrics, he really is a bear of Very Little Brain. Continue reading “Winnie-the-Pooh, Metrics, and VOI”
The words “tabloid” and “poetry” don’t usually go together. That’s the genius behind this collection of poems inspired by actual tabloid-news headlines. You won’t believe them, but in a good way. Continue reading “Lead into Gold: Review of John Leax’s “Tabloid News””
At the 2012 HighEdWeb Conference, I present a poster session, “Why I Left Higher Ed — and Why You Should Stay.” For those who want to follow up on some of the resources (or who couldn’t be present), here they are. Continue reading ““Why I Left Higher Ed” — Extra Resources”
Here are online resources related to my October 25, 2011, presentation at the HighEdWeb 2011 conference in Austin. Continue reading “How to Break Things Really Good — Extra Resources”
I’ve been considering proposing a presentation on the subject of crisis communications for a session at the 2011 CASE V annual conference here in Chicago this December. Here’s my current draft. What do you think? I’d love your reaction and suggestions for improvement. Continue reading “Crisis communications session proposal”
After you read Mark 2:1-12, think about these questions:
With regard to the paralytic’s friends:
Which people do you know who need to be brought to Jesus?
With regard to the paralytic himself:
What areas of your life need Jesus’ healing?
With regard to the crowd:
In what ways do you hope to witness or observe Jesus’ power?
Written by Ann Boyd, January 2011, for microchurch