Whose God Is It Anyway? presented by client, The Vision Forum

Vision Forum presents Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and former editor of Newsweek, on Tuesday, November 16. Mr. Meacham will discuss his book, American Gospel, offering an historical perspective of religion in America AND addressing current topics such as the building of the Islamic community center in New York City near “Ground [...]

Banning the Lazy, Hazy Doldrums

Working in the summer in Dallas is often an exercise in self-discipline, banning the lazy, hazy doldrums. It’s HOT, and I’d love to be north, maybe Canada. But some people choose to do hard, physical work outside in the heat for the best of reasons – to help others. The Youth [...]

Martin Luther, The Reformation & Other Everyday Things

It’s not every day I have the chance to write about Martin Luther, The Reformation, and the organ building tradition in Northern Germany! Writing this story about The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration’s new organ was a treat.

Working with Photographers

Coordinating a photographer with your story idea or event can be key to receiving coverage in the media. Good pictures help tell the story and interest the readers.

Hire a photographer if you can. If not, recruit a volunteer, or learn how to take decent pictures yourself.

Market specific media

Sometimes a story is of interest to both general media and a more specific market media.   A media plan needs to reach both potential audiences. When Nobel Peace Prize Winner Archbishop Tutu visited The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration from his home in South Africa, predominantly African-American papers were invited to all [...]

What's Your Story Today

Creativity and persistence can make a big difference in whether your story is told in the media or not. In Dallas, The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration is only one of thousands of churches. Churches all do basically the same thing, so it’s hard to generate media interest about a particular church unless [...]