Wallowing or Ministering?

by Ava Pennington

The party was in full swing. I had arrived early and was determined to be the last to leave. That wouldn’t be difficult, since I was the only person there. I can party with the best of them. And I’m especially adept at hosting and attending my own pity parties. It’s easy to feel sorry […]

Write2Ignite Team Videographers!

Check out these videos!

  When this picture was taken of the Write2Ignite team at the 2018 conference, little did they know that within a year many of them would become “experts” at taking and posting videos online. Here’s a sampling of some of the recent videos our team created about writing and the conference. View one or view […]

7 Ways to Write More Effectively for Ministry on the Web

by Deanna Kustas

Please welcome Deanna Kustas, our guest blogger today. How many times have heard the saying, “It’s not just what you say, but how you say it”?  Words matter. Writing a great story  matters. But how you share a story will change depending on where you are telling it and who you are telling it to.  […]

An Inside Look Into A Freelance Editor’s Work

A Q&A with Brenda Covert

Check out these bookshelves!  These are just some of the books which Write2Ignite team member, Brenda Covert, has edited. (She edited all of the books on the second shelf and about half on the top shelf.) Brenda took time out of her busy writing, editing, and grandparenting schedule to answer some questions about what she […]

Writing, Service, and Witness

2019 Conference Theme- Part II

Biblical witness is relational and demonstrable. John’s gospel (1:6 -7) states that John the Baptist was “sent from God . . . to bear witness of the Light [Jesus], that all through him might believe.” Verses 14-18 name Jesus Christ the primary witness [the “Word became flesh”] who “declared” God, bringing access to “grace and […]

Catching Teen Readers & Writers Through Instagram

by Maddyson Wilson

Today we welcome guest blogger Maddy Wilson, Write2Ignite’s new social media adviser specializing in Instagram. Instagram, in my humble opinion, is one of the easiest and most accessible ways to access a teenage audience. But upon first glance, if you haven’t grown up around the social media giant, it can seem daunting. I got my […]

The Power of the Parable

by Ryan Hendrick

Ryan Hendrick’s guest post introduces the Bible’s use of parable and its impact. He follows this discussion with his original example.   A parable intrigues me because its brevity often conceals its power until it blindsides its audience. In this sense, parable is as unexpected as the boy who slays a giant with a stone […]