I feel like it's a good thing for me to offer a bit of a response to all the recent conversation around Invisible Children and their Kony2012 online efforts (if you are not familiar with any of it, start at this post from Rachel Held Evans collecting resources on both "sides").
Like most designers on the web, I mourned at the news of the death of Steve Jobs.
We all know that Osama bin Laden was killed by American forces the other day.
Since I started blogging I have planned to write something for the Martin Luther King holiday, but I'm finally getting to it this year, and want to publish today, on his birthday.
Malcolm Gladwell had a recent article in the New Yorker that examined "Why the revolution will not be tweeted." Now, I'm not incredibly familiar with Gladwell, although I have seen him speak (and enjoyed his talk) and in general have a good opinion of his work.
Since I started this blog in 2007, I haven't written a specific 9/11-oriented post on one of the anniversaries that have passed since then.
One of my deep joys of the last few years has been meeting and getting to know folks from Invisible Children - employees, roadies, former roadies, folks from Uganda, and others who have impacted and been impacted by the story there.
To celebrate our day off this past Monday, Kiera and I spent several hours at The King Center, also known as the Martin Luther King, Jr.
I've made no secret that I love Donald Miller. His books and blog have encouraged me, shaped my thinking, and challenged me.
Jonathan Stegall is a web designer and emergent / emerging follower of Jesus currently living in Atlanta, seeking to abide in the creative tension between theology, spirituality, design, and justice.
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