1. Corporate Blog Writing: Freelance Copywriter vs Blog Writing Service

    Written by Chip Tudor - May. 25, 2016
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    I recently quoted a price to write a series of corporate blogs for the marketing director of a medium size corporation. I had written other marketing and public relations material for her so we had a working relationship. But for the corporate blog, she’d been using a blog writing service and paying $50 per blog […]

  2. Humor Writing By Exaggeration

    Written by Chip Tudor - May. 03, 2016

      You may not be a humor writer, but you’ve probably used exaggeration as a device in humor storytelling. Like when sharing about a funny incident you observed during the day with your friends or family. And as you tell the story, you exaggerate in a few places, because, well, it’s more entertaining. And everyone […]

  3. Church Sports Ministry: 3 Advantages Of Intramural Leagues

    Written by Chip Tudor - Mar. 28, 2016

    A church sports ministry is a great way to engage young men in church life and in men’s ministry. And to maximize the level of effectiveness, consider building an intramural league. The Difference Between an Inter-Church & Intramural Sports League  Not to insult anyone’s intelligence, but let’s be clear on the difference between an inter-church […]

  4. Strategic Thinking—Mental Path to Professional Work Success

    Written by Chip Tudor - Mar. 12, 2016
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    I use a strategic thinking discipline during my work-out time to improve my professional success at work. While exercising my body, I exercise my mind too. Call it cognitive calisthenics. Mental gymnastics. My daily smart time. Other people working out at the gym listen to I-pods, watch wall mounted TVs, or scroll through smart phones. […]

  5. Using Sports at Church to Engage Men

    Written by Chip Tudor - Feb. 27, 2016

    Engaging men through a church intramural sports league is an effective way to involve them deeper into church life. It takes more, however, than simply organizing and running a league. Here are 3 guidelines for spiritually engaging men through a church intramural sports league. Foster Men’s Warrior Spirit Men are created with a warrior spirit. […]

  6. Three Ways to Experience a Meaningful Christmas

    Written by Chip Tudor - Dec. 18, 2015

    I enjoy many cultural Christmas traditions. Listening to cheerful tunes like I’ll Be Home For Christmas, Feliz Navidad and Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire. Watching uplifting movies like The Sound of Music, It’s a Wonderful Life and White Christmas. I even like the Budweiser commercials featuring a majestic team of Clydesdale horses prancing through […]

  7. Comedy Church Skits: Writing Jokes and Funny Lines

    Written by Chip Tudor - Nov. 30, 2015

    Writers often mistakenly think that writing comedy church skits for church worship services is about inspiration…the creative muse. Not to downplay creativity, but writing comedy church skits for church worship services also takes work. It’s true of humor writing in general. But there’s a spiritual payoff in writing comedy. Because people that attend a worship service […]

  8. The Real Question Behind Changing Laws

    Written by Chip Tudor - Aug. 28, 2015

    Now that casinos are popping up around Ohio like frisky rabbits, marriage has undergone a definition makeover and business enterprises are poised to plunge millions of dollars in Ohio towards promoting looser drug laws I’m wondering where our country is headed. And I don’t just mean morally. Okay, so as a Christ-follower, I see it […]

  9. Three Keys to Inoffensive Writing

    Written by Chip Tudor - May. 22, 2015

           A Tongue in cheek guide for the not so serious writer When I write as an advertising copywriter, the rules are clear. Persuade readers, help clients sell products and services. And I often use humor to engage readers. But writing content outside that industry has only one important rule. Don’t offend anyone. Why? Because if […]

  10. Which Direction Is Your Spiritual Life Tilting?

    Written by Chip Tudor - May. 01, 2015

      On two days of the first week in March, it snowed in Dayton, Ohio. I looked outside at the white blanket covering the landscape and thought this isn’t supposed to be happening. It’s March. The official start of spring is only a few weeks away. It had been a cold winter and I longed […]

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