I pared down my Google reader list several weeks ago. I was trying to keep up with too many blogs, too many bloggers, and too many categories. Now I have 5 categories — culture, emerging church, marketing, simple life, and small church — 33 subscriptions in all, down from about 100.
But, even with my reduced list, I still don’t get to read everybody everyday. Sometimes I hit the ‘mark as read’ button and just start over the next day. (Sorry, but it’s true.) But, there are two blogs I always read — Seth Godin and anything Kevin Kelly writes. Seth always has a pithy, slightly off-beat post. Which you might expect from the guy who wrote “All Marketers Are Liars” and “Purple Cow” and so on. Kevin Kelly is one of the founders of Wired magazine, a Christian, and an amazing thinker.
Now I’ve added one new blog to my list, Reaching the Online Generation. The guys at CityTeam have some really good ideas about using the wired world to reach people for Christ. Now, in my setting I don’t get to use all their ideas, but I don’t get to use all of Seth Godin’s or Kevin Kelly’s either. I just find them interesting. Hope you do, too.