Ministry Tech Leaders

Ministry Tech Leaders

Technology Empowering Ministry

How can you use technology to help you do a better job in your ministry? What's available and how do you decide what's right for your church? There are so many considerations, it can get overwhelming. That's why MinistryTech Magazine offers a free subscription to keep you up to date on what the best and latest tech options are for the church. Subscribe today and get the most recent issue instantly.

staff communication

“But No One Told Me!” — Tips To Improving Staff Communication

Keeping your team updated on everything they need to know is a huge task—even if your team is only two or three people. Here are some small steps you can take to create big change when it comes to staff communication.
utilize facebook groups

How to Utilize Facebook Groups

We all need to learn how to utilize Facebook groups. Groups on Facebook allow people to be a part of an online community with shared interests.
top tech advice

Top Tech Advice From Audio, Technical Directors, And Worship Leaders

Check out this gathering of some of the best in the business, and get your top tech advice from audio, technical directors, and worship leaders.
communications channel

Sermons Aren’t Enough: Use EVERY Communications Channel You Have

Sundays are also when we have the biggest audience in-person to share how God is moving in our congregation. None of these things can be executed well without some type of communication taking place during the week. Use every communications channel you have.
mobile phones

My Phone Is Dangerous. So Is Yours.

I might lean toward believing all that hooey about the health risks of mobile phones, but that's not where the real danger lies.
church tech ministry

Excellence in Church Tech Ministry Flows From Great Training – Here Are Three Imperatives

Volunteers are the lifeblood of any church tech ministry. When it comes to building out an effective and functional training process, there are three main qualities that the process must have.
church communications

Church Communications Isn’t Sexy, But It’s Crucial!

When I first started dabbling in church communications I developed this dream—a persona of what a full-time gig in communications would look like. The picture I had in my head made it a dreamy hunk of a job.
video switcher

Video Switcher: How to Enhance Your Video Production with Multiple Cameras and Effects

A video switcher is an important component of video production and livestreaming. But what exactly is a video switcher and what value does it provide to videographers, vloggers, and other content creators?
ministry startup

Is Your Ministry Startup Lean?

A ministry startup is a new venture working to solve a problem where the solution is not obvious and success is not guaranteed.
effective church communication

All Effective Church Communication Starts With 4 Crucial Questions

Whether someone is hearing, reading, or watching, the goal of effective church communication should be to help them know and then act on that knowledge.
livestreaming church services

5 Ways Livestreaming Church Services Can Help Expand Your Congregation

Churches of all sizes have discovered that livestreaming church services is a wonderful option for those who aren’t able to attend services in person and can also help expand a congregation across the globe.
cyber con artists

How Cyber Con Artists Exploit The Weak

The cyber con artists we deal with at Thirtyseven4 and their disgusting tactics (and order of operations) don’t change.  
stock photos

The Ultimate List of Free Stock Photo Sites for Churches

Sometimes we need to use a stock photos to fill a gap or to communicate a larger message. Lucky for you (and me), stock photos have come a long way in the last several years.
backup plan

What’s Your Backup Plan?

The highest priority of I.T. is disaster recovery preparedness; the ability to recover after a major data loss. We call that a backup plan, because it all starts with good backups. So, what’s your backup plan?
guard against ransomware

Guard Against Ransomware – Your Guide to Safety

Over the last few months, there is one topic raising eyebrows and raising security-awareness in the cybersecurity world: the rampant rise of ransomware. But you and your ministry can guard against ransomware.
porn vr

Porn, VR, and Church Tech

Pornhub reports that their website receives more than 12 million hours of viewing time a day. The porn industry has long set its sights on the Virtual Reality. According one recent report, the porn VR industry grew by more than 18% in 2018.
sermon prep app

Should I Use Sermon Prep Software?

Is sermon prep software (and technology in general) a help or a hindrance? Considering I’m typing this on a laptop, and many of you will read it on your smartphones, it’s obvious that technology is an integral part of our lives.
church asset allocation

Craig Groeschel on Church Asset Allocation – It’s More Important Than You Think!

So you’re probably thinking that church asset allocation is a technical topic designated to be discussed by your finance committee and avoided at all...

EasyWorship’s NDI Integration Fits Into Your Production Workflow

EasyWorship software is designed to meet the needs of churches, big and small, around the world: a great option that not only assists with broadcasting but helps you build your entire church service.
church data

4 Tools To Help Understand Your Church Data

It’s time to rethink the decline in church attendance, learn about data, and discover how you can use church data to reach your communities and retain congregants.

Latest News

United Methodist Church Returns Land to Wyandotte Nation

As part of its bicentennial celebration, the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries is transferring three acres in Upper Sandusky, Ohio, back to...

New Podcasts

Mark Sayers: An Anxious, Post-Christian Culture Is Longing for Hope

Mark Sayers says, “What’s happening is the secular story itself is actually beginning to have its moment of doubt.” Mark is the senior leader of Red Church in Melbourne, Australia, and this week on our podcast he shares how living in our current culture gives us a unique opportunity to offer people hope.

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