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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.

Christmas Gift Ideas: 5 Video Production Books

With these video production books you will not only instantly improve your shots, but you are sure to feel better about your current skills and may even catch yourself laughing when you read them.

5 GTD Apps to Simplify Your Processes

“Getting Things Done” isn’t about being superhuman. It’s about having the right tools and using them effectively. With GTD apps, it’s more Batman than Superman.

Get in on the Growing Impact of Digital Missions

In a rapidly evolving digital age, investing in digital missions allows the church to remain relevant and connect with younger generations increasingly reliant on digital mediums for information and community.

5 Ways To Optimize Your Church Giving Page

I’m sure you’ve experienced a terrible church giving page that left you wondering if the organization even wants your money. Let’s avoid that.

How to Protect Against Ransomware

Ransomware is a serious threat that costs a lot of unbudgeted dollars to fix. Effective protection is available! Here’s what I recommend.

3 Secrets of Best Practices for Church Websites

Focus on these three best practices for church websites and you’ll be much closer to a church website that is welcoming to visitors, helpful for members, and true to your church.

How to Choose the Best AED For Church

With so many models on the market, knowing which AED is right for your church can be difficult. Here's how to choose the best AED for church.

5 Great Ways to Use MailChimp Effectively

When I started my first job in church communications, one of my many responsibilities was handling all of the email marketing. My choice to use Mailchimp made my job easier.

5 Effects of Online Consumption

Should the church stay away from online consumption? Heavens, no. This just tells us where “salt” and “light” are most needed.

CeCe Winans Sings ‘Goodness of God’ on ‘American Idol’ Finale

The most-awarded female gospel artist was invited to perform on the Season 22 finale of "American Idol." CeCe Winans chose to sing "Goodness of God" for more than 20 million viewers.

Ashley Hales: What Happens When Pastors Ignore Their God-Given Limits

Dr. Ashley Hales joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to talk about the fact that God created the world with limits and how those limits, counterintuitively, lead to greater space and flourishing in our lives.

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