Chris J Wilson

One pilgrim's progress

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Why Bother With Instagram?

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With my new book due to come out on Tuesday (the 22nd of October) I thought it would be good to look at one of the central questions. Why should you even care about Instagram? For many people that question will be answered already because they use and enjoy Instagram and so it makes perfect [...]

Tools I used for 30 days of instagram for churches


In writing 30 days of instagram for churches I used a few tools and tried out a couple of other ones so that I could give a good all round advice and not just linked to one ecosystem. iPhone 5s The iPhone has a truly fantastic camera in it. Although it is only 8 megapixels, [...]

Love your enemies


“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun rise on the evil and on [...]

Coming Soon: 30 days of Instagram for Churches

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I’ve mentioned an ebook I’ve been working on and it’s getting near to the time of release so I want you guys to know about it first. It’s called “30 days of Instagram for churches”. If you’ve been a long time follower of my blog then you’ll know that I love sharing images behind what [...]

Photos from Poland

I’ve just moved to krakow and it’s been a real time of change. I haven’t had too much access to internet during this time but I’ve still been taking photos. The one above is from a footbridge near my new house. This was a tractor in a field near my girlfriend’s field in Lublin. This [...]

Arriving in Poland

Yesterday I touched down in Warsaw to start my next adventure in Poland. The journey was pretty long and I didn’t feel great during the flight. After arriving in my hotel I pretty much collapsed until the next morning with only enough energy to send a message back to my family to let them know [...]

God Is Our Enough

I caught this video as I scrolled through my Google plus feed. Normally, I might just pass this but the title “couch surfing” spoke to me as I am leaving for pastures new on Sunday. I’ve been in a lucky position of not having the responsibility of kids or providing for a family so I [...]

On Finishing

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I’ve just finished the first draft of the ebook I’ve been writing and let me tell you. It feels great. Making something bigger than a blog post, where you can really look into a topic and cover it so fully has been such a great experience. I’ve learnt a lot along the way as well [...]

5 simple tricks for when you don’t know what to do next

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A few days ago I found myself in the annoying position of feeling stuck. There were a few things I could do, perhaps even should do, but instead I got stuck and couldn’t decide what to do. As I continued, not acting, I felt my stress levels rise and a gnawing feeling in the back [...]

Making Stuff That Matters

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I’m continuing to plow through the writing for this new eBook and I’m really enjoying the experience. I haven’t really worked on a book since I published “7 Habits to speed up your blogging today” (though I was part of the awesome team who put together “The Social Media Handbook: Church Edition” earlier this year). [...]