1. Strategic Thinking—Mental Path to Professional Work Success

    Written by Chip Tudor - Mar. 12, 2016

    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. […]

  2. 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. […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. Faith: Are You Fit or Flabby?

    Written by Chip Tudor - Feb. 24, 2015

    Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.  –Hebrews 11:1 In the same way, faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead.  –James 2:17   Do you believe in physical fitness? I’m guessing you do because you know the difference between […]

  9. Welcome

    Written by Chip Tudor - Feb. 16, 2015

    As a freelance copywriter, my focus is on the words that communicate your message. I use an active, conversational tone of voice that’s targeted to your audience: whether you want your advertising copy technically informative…business casual…light’n lively…outright humorous. I write it crisp, to the point, and warmly engaging. I enjoy crafting funny play on words, […]

  10. Two Keys for Internally Marketing Church Ministry Events

    Written by Chip Tudor - Jan. 06, 2015

    Large, growing churches that are composed of multiple ministries offer a variety of opportunities for the people who attend them. It’s often what attracts people to them in the first place. But for the people who plan and lead church events within these ministries—whether you’re a paid staff or a volunteer—it presents a challenge for […]

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