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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.

staging concepts

Setting the Stage for Worship (Literally)

a leading designer and manufacturer for performing art centers, theaters, and worship facilities, Staging Concepts continues to impress the nation with top-of-the-line staging solutions.

Don’t Listen to the Negative Buzz — Here’s the Case FOR Church Apps

The trend of a standalone church app has fallen out of favor with many church leaders. The busting of this so-called fad is a chance to re-evaluate what standalone church apps can be for your local body. Church apps can increase visibility, create accessibility, and promote legacy.
cyber security bugs

Summer Cyber Security Bugs, and How To Stop Them

Cyber security bugs (like Emotet) are everywhere, and in most cases unwanted. Education and preventive measures can go a long way in keeping them from you or from harming your systems.
media team member

Media Team Members Are Part of the Worship Team!

As a media team member, here are three things you can think about the next time you sit down to run slides or other media for the worship experience.
ADA noncompliant websites

Could Your Church Website Face an ADA Noncompliance Lawsuit?

In 2017, there were 814 lawsuits for ADA non-compliant websites and apps. In 2018, that number nearly tripled to 2,258.
worship slides

The Ten Commandments of Worship Slides

Your screen content is one of the most visible venues for everyone in your church. It’s worth the effort and time to make your worship slides and screen content impactful.
mobile church

Mobile Church Gear Your Church Can’t (and CAN) Do Without

The most important thing to remember about gearing up for mobile church is to focus on the ministry of the church.
church stage lighting

How to Choose Church Stage Lighting

Choosing the equipment for your church stage lighting requires planning. Here are the first three things to consider.
church salaries

How to Keep I.T. Staff in the Local Church

There’s no getting around the fact that church salaries and benefits consumes a large portion of the budget.
church app

No, Your Church Doesn’t Need a Custom Church App

Does your church need a custom church app? Probably not. You’ve probably heard it said before, but I’ll say it again. We’re in the midst...
church presentation software

Use Church Presentation Software Well – Build “Flow” in Worship

A goal I strive for in everything I do related to church presentation software is this: “Prepare as much as you can beforehand so that you are ready for the arrival of the moment for which you have been planning.”
live streaming

Livestreaming: Real World Stories From Three Churches

One of the primary reasons why churches ultimately decide for or against implementing live streaming comes down to the subject of church growth.
social media site hacks

How to Avoid Social Media Site Hacks – 4 Secure Steps

With cybercriminals succeeding in penetrating the security walls of social media Goliaths, shouldn’t individuals and organizations stay informed and diligent to minimize losses? Here are a four tips to avoid social media site hacks.

Summer Vacation? Use Tech To Supplement Your Ministry

Many churches have themes over summer vacation, but fail to use all the technology at their disposal to connect the theme with those around them.
church streaming

The Gap With Online Church

Is it enough for a church to simply stream their services? And how do you measure growth for church streaming? Saddleback Church's online campus pastor has some thoughts on the measurements that really matter in online church ministry.
Post What You Preach - The Beginning of Church Communications

Post What You Preach – The Beginning of Church Communications

Somewhere along the way, we’ve limited church communications to only include people knowing and signing up for things. But you should always post what you preach!
cyber prayer

Cyber Prayer in the Age of Facebook: Is Anyone Listening?

Traditional prayer is the place we bump into the silence of God. Cyber prayer is how, together, we fill the void apart from the still small voice of the Spirit.
Digital Resources

Christian Digital Resources for Everyone in the Family

How much do you know about the digital resources that are out there for Christians? Believe it or not, Christian tech entrepreneurs have been busy all over the internet producing and sharing great content. Here are 12 resources for you to check out.
cloud based disciple labs

Cloud Based Disciple Labs – Can You Disciple From the Cloud?

Disciple Labs is a cloud-based tool that helps pastors measure, track, and influence spiritual health in their ministries.
communication expectations

Find Peace! The “Communication War” Between Old & Young

There is a silent war going on in churches today. Nobody talks about it and many in the church are not even aware it...

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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