Brian Bailey Preface to the Revised Edition

Cool stuff coming

Many of you have posted kind words about The Blogging Church on Amazon or in blog posts. I really appreciate everyone who has purchased the book and taken the time to read it. I hope it has sparked ideas and that you've found it truly helpful. And more than anything else, I hope it's fun to read, whether you find yourself agreeing or disagreeing. One of the nicest comments I've heard was from a staff member of a church in California who read the book and loved it. Then his wife picked it up and enjoyed it as well. That makes me happy because I don't want the book to seem like it is written for a narrow audience of male geeks. Whether you are on staff at a church or a committed member, a longtime blogger or someone who generally avoids technology, male or female, I think you'll enjoy the journey of the book and gain a new perspective and loads of information along the way.

Here's the latest news...

The official press release is being finalized right now. Jossey-Bass will be sending the book and the release to a ton of media organizations, both religious and otherwise. I have no idea what the response will be, but it sounds cool!

Leadership Network is about to launch its campaign for the book, including a slick email and three minute promo video. I'll let you know when you can check it out.

Rick Scheibner just posted his review of the book. He shares his favorite chapter, least favorite chapter, and a lot more interesting feedback.

Eminently readable at 183 pages, this book explores the logistics and theories behind the art of blogging. Although it’s written with church communications in mind, there is plenty of information here for anybody who wishes to put blogging to work for them.

You can read the full review here.

Tony Morgan received his copy of the book last week. He hasn't read it yet, so for now you'll have to settle for some cool pictures and his review of the "beautiful blue cover."

I have a fun contest to announce. Details coming soon!