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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.

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human firewall

The Human Firewall: Our Only Hope

In the war against nefarious uses of the Internet, the human firewall is our only hope. The fate of the Republic is in your...
cyber-attacks

How Would Your Church Respond to Cyber-Attacks?

This is a guest post by my friend Lincoln Kaffenberger. Lincoln was a member of our church plant, served as a military officer, and...
six laws of technology

Six Laws of Technology Every Pastor Should Know

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...
technological imperative

Beware the Technological Imperative: Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean You Should

I’m fascinated as I watch folks using technology across the social spectrum. I see folks at the airport fumbling with getting their boarding pass...
video production blogs

Where To Find Great Video Production Blogs

There are blogs about everything online, making it possible for you to learn more about your passion with just a few clicks. If you...
communications team

Can You Help Us Out? 3 Steps Before Speaking With The Communications Team

Your communications leader is the go-to guy or gal when you have an announcement to share or information to send to the church. But before...
cyber liability insurance

Do We Really Need Cyber Liability Insurance?

Many churches, ministries, and non-profits are starting to wrestle with the need for any kind of cyber liability insurance. This is a good thing...
analog vs digital mixer

Analog Vs. Digital Mixer – The Great Debate

Analog Vs. Digital Mixer? Both an analog mixer and a digital mixer can deliver fantastic sound, but they represent different ways of thinking about the process and...
communications policy

You Need a Communications Strategy — Not a Communications Policy

You’re a part-time church communications manager, part-time youth pastor, full-time everything else, and you’ve finally—after months of working on it—put the finishing touches on...
live streaming ministry

Three Steps to Launch Your Live Streaming Ministry

When I started out 3 years ago trying to figure out how to live stream my church’s Sunday services, it was difficult. The information...
communications director

Good News: You’re the New Communications Director. The Bad News . . .

It’s your first day of your new job as Communications Director. You sit down at your desk ready to share Jesus with the world...
software updates

What’s at Stake When You Procrastinate on Software Updates or License Renewals

We all procrastinate. Sometimes it’s very hard to “just do it”. Within the computer world, putting important things off or avoiding certain situations is...
broadcasting church services

The Top Video Cameras For Broadcasting Church Services

In today’s world, broadcasting church services has become as important as having a church website was 10 years ago. Studies have shown that most millennials want to...
church website

4 Tips Toward a Great Church Website

Before your church’s website can even completely load, the average visitor has already formed a first impression. It takes just 50 milliseconds. In a flash,...
new technology

New Technology Doesn’t Always Mean “Best Technology”

Years ago my firm researched the current tech directions and strategies in play at the time and decided to buy what looked like a...
video production guide

Your Handy Video Production Guide – For Beginners!

If you are new to the world of video production, then it is completely normal to be overwhelmed, as there is a lot to learn...
weekly e-bulletin

3 Steps to a Weekly E-Bulletin

The sun has risen and you see the light of a weekly email to your people. In spite of your palpable excitement, you don’t...
mobile church

Mobile Church on a Shoe-String Budget – It CAN Be Done!

Several years ago, I helped transition our church from a single-site church to a 3-campus multisite church. One of our new locations was going...
how to use your phone

How to Use Your Phone for Good, Not Evil

Having a phone that never leaves our side has transformed the way we stay in touch: If our kids are in trouble, or our...
digital front door

Is Your Digital Front Door Working?

Several years ago, I wrote a book titled Opening the Front Door: Worship and Church Growth. It was a simple book, but rather controversial...
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