Profile

Cover photo
Dan King
Works at Fistbump Media, LLC
Attended Global University
Lived in sarasota, fl
1,252 followers|1,257,424 views
AboutPostsPhotosYouTube

Stream

 
I love that one of my +Fistbump Media, LLC partners, +Crystal Stine, is doing this series (for FREE)! If you're wondering at all about how to create stellar blog/social media graphics, then you'll want to sign up for this series now! (Note: It's free this time, but likely won't be again!)

#bloggingtips   #socialmediatips  
When my sweet online friend Amy sent me an Asked & Answered message asking if I would please offer a webinar or online training on how to create social media graphics, I was intrigued. And then excited about the idea. And then started wondering what in the world I could offer that would make any sense at all. So I played around with a few ideas
2
Brad Andres's profile photoCrystal Rowe's profile photo
2 comments
 
Oh I am so in...
Add a comment...
 
Before You Click “Send” On Your Next Email
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/thehighcalling/2015/02/before-you-click-send-on-your-next-email

(Disclaimer: I wrote this piece for +The High Calling over at Patheos Faith and Work.)

I don't know about you, but I've been on both ends of the #emailetiquette  conversation, and it just seems to me like we Christians shouldn't be having conversation issues like that. 

In this post, I take a look at what conversation really means (including email conversation), and what the Bible has to say about guiding us in those areas. Ultimately it breaks down into two key areas...

1) The words we use
2) Our pride/motives in how we communicate those words

What are your experiences with email miscommunication?

#leadership   #faithandwork  
2
1
Edith Rodriguez's profile photo
Add a comment...

Dan King

Discussion  - 
 
Achieving Greatness (via Patheos Faith and Work)
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/thehighcalling/2015/01/achieving-greatness/

"Regardless of what you do, imagine being so great at it that no one can stop you! You’re the best of the best! If there were an awards ceremony for what you do, then you’d be the hands-down winner! In fact, the other finalists would only show up to the awards ceremony not because they had a chance at winning, but to show their respect for what you’ve accomplished."

(Disclaimer: I wrote this post several years ago, and it was just reprinted over on the Patheos Faith and Work channel, where I'm an editor. The infographic is new, and based on Proverbs 2:1-5, which is what the post breaks down.)

King Solomon shares in Proverbs 2:1-5 some wisdom to help us gain two HUGE things that can help us achieve greatness... understanding of the fear of the Lord, and the knowledge of God. With those in our possession, we can do great things!

Which of the items on the "IF-list" do you need to work on the most? Which ones do you have a good handle on? How do you think getting the stuff from the "THEN-list" can help you achieve greatness?
6
Add a comment...

Dan King

Shared publicly  - 
 
people. seriously? this brings tears to my eyes! WE DID IT!

Check out this post from +World Help celebrating the one year anniversary of our ‪#‎AfricaWH‬ blogger trip to Uganda and Rwanda... SPOILER: all 3 rescue homes are now funded! honestly... i'm freaking out... what this means for SO MANY babies in Uganda... I'm nearly speechless... humbled and honored to have been a part of such an amazing project!

‪#‎fistbump‬
 
"We spent a week listening and telling the stories of genocide survivors, former child soldiers, and the true heroes of Africa. We unrolled yards of fresh white canvas and watched as tiny fingers and inquisitive minds painted a tapestry of life and innocence. We invited our readers to see Africa in a new light—one rising from the ashes of poverty.

And at the end of it all, our supporters responded by helping us fund, not one, but three Rescue Homes that now offer protection and nurturing to dozens of children."

#AfricaWH | 1 Year Later
READ MORE: http://buff.ly/1yDzTkZ
Last January we set out on an adventure of a lifetime with five gifted advocates and storytellers. Our goal was to raise awareness for the growing number of children being abandoned in the streets of Uganda, home to 2.5 million orphans. Our crew traipsed the littered alleys of the Katwe slum—one of the largest in Uganda—where half a million impoverished people call home. We witnessed a shocking number of children roaming Katwe hungry and utter...
View original post
3
Switowsky Ken's profile photo
 
Awesome work...
Add a comment...

Dan King

Shared publicly  - 
 
I love having an excuse to read and listen to this speech, and today is one of those days....
http://bibledude.net/i-have-a-dream/

‪#‎MLK‬ ‪#‎MLKday‬ ‪#‎MartinLutherKing‬ ‪#‎IHaveADream‬ via +BibleDude.net 
Video and text transcript of Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I have a dream..." speech delivered in Washington D.C. on August 28, 1963.
1
Add a comment...
 
#free  on #kindle  today!

#bible   #biblestudy   #philippians  
 
This is free today on Kindle (and then only 99¢ for the rest of the month)... Paul's Letter to the Philippians (BibleDude Community Commentary) by BibleDude Community, Dan King http://buff.ly/1zdVz6y
It's likely that the first time the Gospel was preached in all of Europe, it was done by Paul in Philippi. As you’ll soon discover, it turned out to be quite an interesting tr...
View original post
1
Add a comment...
Have him in circles
1,252 people
ChurchMag's profile photo
Simply Beth's profile photo
Heather Windeler's profile photo
Craig King's profile photo
Amanda Schaefer's profile photo
Dave Koehn's profile photo
james “brother” villacorta's profile photo
jeanie mccomb's profile photo
David Kowalski's profile photo

Dan King

Shared publicly  - 
 
Is it possible to be #undecided?

‪#‎TheDress
 
Which side are you on? ‪#‎blueandblack‬ OR ‪#‎whiteandgold‬?

‪#‎TheDress‬ ‪#‎TheFistbump‬
View original post
1
Add a comment...
 
I'm sharing a perspective today over at +The High Calling on Patheos Faith and Work regarding how the Bible influences everyday tasks like email. I'd LOVE to hear your thoughts on this piece!

#leadershipdevelopment   #communication   #emailetiquette   #faithandwork  
 
Before You Click “Send” On Your Next Email
READ MORE: http://buff.ly/1z4pQ4M

"The conversations we have (including our email and social media conversations) aren’t about talking AT people, but about dwelling WITH them. There’s no division in there. And please note that I didn’t say there wasn’t disagreement, rather no division. Conversation is about coming together. It’s about unity. Even when we disagree, we can have grace and understanding for other’s opinions."
-- Dan King (at Patheos Faith and Work)

#leadership #faithandwork #bible #emailetiquette
View original post
1
Add a comment...
 
Paying Well: Loving Others Through Fair Wages (at +The High Calling)
http://www.thehighcalling.org/work/paying-well-loving-others-through-fair-wages

"As long as I’ve been an entrepreneur, I’ve wrestled with how much to charge for my work—and how much to give away. Still, getting paid what I’m worth is important to me for practical and theological reasons. The Bible speaks a great deal on the subject of work and paying/being paid well."

In the Old Testament:
Woe to him who builds his house by unrighteousness,
  and his upper rooms by injustice,
who makes his neighbor serve him for nothing
  and does not give him his wages. (Jer. 22:13, ESV, emphasis mine)

In the New Testament:
By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another. (John 13:35)

These two passages have guided me a great deal in my decisions not on with how to pay other people for their services, but also in how I should charge for my own services (by not being ashamed to charge my regular rates to others in the church).

How do you handle the issue of paying and charging for your services, especially when it comes to others in the church?

Note: I am the author of this piece, but I know it's something that adds value to this community.
8
Carey Green's profile photoLance G's profile photoRick Kirkham's profile photoDan King's profile photo
9 comments
Add a comment...

Dan King

Shared publicly  - 
 
awesome #entrepreneur  advice!
I remember telling my Dad at at a young age how I would become a millionaire by 30. He gave me the non-sarcastic, yet mostly skeptical “I bet you will son.” But shockingly, I did. And while money seemed to be the focus during my early pursuit, it became my furthest concern over the past several… See More
1
Add a comment...
 
great wisdom from my father-in-law about how to find a good #roofingcontractor . he does amazing work, and i love that he shares stuff like this!
 
How to Find the Best Roofing Contractor in Sarasota
READ MORE: http://www.sonshineroofing.com/best-roofing-contractor-sarasota/

Searching for a roofing contractor can be an intimidating task. Your home’s roof is its first line of defense against the outside world and all that Mother Nature throws at it. Your roof protects your family and your valuables and without it, a home is just a shell. So, when you’re faced with the decision to install a new roof, or make roof repairs to an existing one, how do you know who to choose?

#roofingcontractor   #sarasota  
The good news is that choosing a roofing contractor Sarasota doesn’t have to be hard. With SonShine Roofing, you are guaranteed top quality workmanship for value driven pricing.
View original post
1
Add a comment...
 
i'm always amazed at how my first book, #theunlikelymissionary , continues to reach people even over three years after it released. and it still guides my life in a pretty big way!
 
"...part of me was waking up to the real #poverty in the world, and this part of me was angry..." http://buff.ly/1G0gvhC

#theunlikleymissionary
View original post
1
Add a comment...
People
Have him in circles
1,252 people
ChurchMag's profile photo
Simply Beth's profile photo
Heather Windeler's profile photo
Craig King's profile photo
Amanda Schaefer's profile photo
Dave Koehn's profile photo
james “brother” villacorta's profile photo
jeanie mccomb's profile photo
David Kowalski's profile photo
Education
  • Global University
    Church Ministries, 2007 - 2011
  • Santa Fe Community College
    Accounting, 1992 - 1993
  • Sarasota Bible College
    Teaching Ministry, 2002 - 2008
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Story
Tagline
A blogger with a mission.
Introduction
Christ-follower. husband. father. website developer and social media strategist at fistbumpmedia.com. #patheos channel editor for thehighcalling.org. blogger at bibledude.net. discipleship lead at #baysideESC.

Bragging rights
I once went scuba diving with a 10 foot sea snake (not intentionally).
Work
Occupation
Create and Instegate Awesomeness
Employment
  • Fistbump Media, LLC
    President, 2012 - present
  • TheHighCalling.org
    Social Media Editor, 2010 - present
  • Comcast
    Program Manager, Comcast University, 1999 - 2012
  • United States Marine Corps
    Travel Pay Clerk, 1987 - 1991
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Previously
sarasota, fl