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4 Steps To Diffusing Social Media Tension

The key to diffusing social media tension comes from scripture: “do to others as you would have them do to you.” (Luke 6:31) Treat others with respect and model behaviors and values that encourage positive posting from your followers.

How I Use Technology for Sermon Prep

The following are some of the ways I use Logos technology for sermon prep (although much of what I write here is also transferrable to other Bible Software programs such as Bibleworks and Accordance).

Remote Ransomware Tries, Tries Again

Infamous ransomware groups, such as Akira, BlackCat, DarkSide, LockBit, MedusaLocker, Ryuk and WannaCry are now using remote encryption more frequently than ever before.

How Not to Hate Email

Use it according to YOUR terms, not everyone else’s terms. I’m by no means an email expert, but to help make your email life a little easier, here’s a few suggestions on how not to hate email:

Church Production: The Power of the Unseen

In the world of live church production, most have come to rely on their obvious senses when analyzing what’s going on. But there's more.

Video Switcher Basics

A video switcher brings everything together and allows you to manage multiple audio and video devices on the same box, managing any production is much easier than you think.

Is it Legal to Use an FM Transmitter for Church?

If you broadcast your church service with an overpowered FM transmitter for church, you risk $10,000 per violation, one day of operation, and perhaps up to $75,000.

Phil Cooke’s Favorite Travel Apps

I’ve experienced everything – missed flights, delays, cancellations, mechanical problems,  disruptive passengers, and even a bomb scare in the air. Over the years, I've come to rely on these favorite travel apps.

Church Volunteers Are Only The Beginning: Coaching Your Team Makes All The Difference

Just like employees, church volunteers need oversight. Here's how to ensure a stable, secure, and scalable environment capable of supporting the growth of your organization.

18 Ways To Ruin Your Reputation on Facebook

Facebook is a great way for you to build and maintain relationships with people both inside your church and in your community. Every time you post something, you risk ruining your reputation on Facebook.

So You Think You Can Preach? Try Preaching on Camera

In person, you feel their energy. You read body language to know if they are engaged. You know if you are going too long or if you are connecting or not. But in a post-Covid world we will still need tips for preaching on camera.

The Six Laws of Technology

There is a fascinating article in the Wall Street Journal titled "The Six Laws of Technology Everyone Should Know." It is based on the writings of Melvin Kranzberg, a professor of the history of technology at Georgia Institute of Technology.

How to Choose a Nursery Pager System

A nursery pager system can be used as a telecommunications tool. Although it functions more like a radio, it is much easier to use. Pagers, chargers and transmitters are all part of paging systems. Here's what you need to know.

Taking Stock of the State of Church Communications

I recently asked our Insiders community how they would describe the state of church communications. The results quickly affirmed what I'm sure we all already know

Everest Ransomware Update from Thirtyseven4

According to recent data gathered by the Thirtyseven4 EDR Security ThreatLab team, the Everest ransomware group (alarmingly!) appears to have shifted focus.

How Much RAM Do I Need for Music Production?

How much RAM you need for music production will vary depending on the software that you are using and your computer’s operating system.

MedusaLocker Malware Wreaking Havoc

MedusaLocker is a notorious strain of malware that employs a double extortion tactic in (1) stealing data before encryption, and then (2) rendering the victim’s data inaccessible until a ransom is paid.

Why Your Church Doesn’t Need a Custom Church App

People have access to more tools and communication than ever before. This includes mobile apps - and custom church apps. But does your church really need a custom church app?

2 Common Email Scams Your Church Should Guard Against

There are two common email scams occurring with increasing frequency. These scams hurt churches in two ways, by stealing finances and by breaking congregational trust. What are these scams?

The Timeless Nigerian Letter Scam

You can probably recognize the familiar (awkward) wording as belonging to a 419-fraud scheme or better known as the Nigerian letter scam.

Rebecca McLaughlin on Whether Christians Can Agree To Disagree About Same-Sex...

Dr. Rebecca McLaughlin joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to talk about how church leaders can respond to common arguments that use the Bible to affirm same-sex relationships, the “why” behind God’s design for marriage, and the “beautiful and glorious vision” Christianity has for friendship.

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