By Brandon Hilgemann on Jul 6, 2013
Gadgets are making their way to the pulpit. Here are some very practical suggestions to avoid gadget failures.
By Geoff Surratt on Feb 11, 2014
There is a significant percentage of the population who have no interest in attending a video venue. So what does that mean for the future of video teaching?
By Rob O'lynn on Aug 8, 2014
All social media is relational, so how can you leverage relationships in order to find new avenues for your preaching?
By Jonathan Watson on May 21, 2016
Is 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.
But should we use it when preparing sermons? And does it have any additional impact on my life?
By Lisa Eifert on Jul 11, 2016
What strikes simultaneous fear and joy in the hearts of church staff and volunteers this time of year? Yep, you guessed it, Vacation Bible School (VBS). Anyone who has been a part of planning VBS knows the vast amount of time, resources and imagination that go into making these events memorable experiences for kids.
By Lisa Eifert on Jul 16, 2016
Getting kids to VBS is big step. It’s a great way to help kids during the vulnerable summer months and introduce new families to your church. Communication and promotion are key steps to ensuring your church reaches as many kids as possible. There’s a lot that can be done to promote it so remember to call on your teens and a powerful group message service like One Call Now.
By Carey Nieuwhof on Aug 6, 2016
It comes up in a surprising number of conversations these days. And no one’s quite sure how to respond to it.
The issue? Even committed church attenders are attending church less often.
By Tim Challies on Dec 15, 2016
Technologies are good in that they allow us to carry out our God-given mandate (Gen. 4). But every technology also brings risk; it brings change. Innovations subtly shift our understanding of ourselves and the world around us.
By Tony Reinke on May 1, 2017
We all seem to sense that — for good or bad — our smartphones are changing us, our habits, and our relationships.
By Tony Reinke on May 13, 2017
A spectacular waterfall exposed me to how my smartphone habits are getting passed to my kids.
By Lance Witt on Jun 19, 2017
What effects is technology having on your soul?
By Lance Witt on Jun 26, 2017
Two reasons why the constant use of technology is a danger to our soul.
By Lance Witt on Jul 3, 2017
“To do two things at once is to do neither.” Those words were not written by a distracted, multi-tasking millennial. They were written by Publilius Syrus, a Latin writer born in 85BC.
By Tony Reinke on Jul 25, 2017
The man doting over a smartphone screen, scrolling through media with his fingertips, is like a gorilla meticulously picking out little bugs from his own hair. That was the subversive quip of anthropologist Thomas de Zengotita.
By Joe Hoagland on Sep 4, 2017
See, a Chromebook or even a laptop or desktop only helps you with the content creation side of ministry: preparing sermons, writing lessons, writing blog posts etc. Whereas an iPad Pro can do both sides: content creation as well as presentation.