If you read this blog then you’re probably: a) into tech, b) go to a church! And if you’re like me – then you’re also the church’s ‘geek in residence’(!).
With this (amazingly) important role comes a range of responsibilities including being the person that everyone calls when something goes wrong on their computer… To help with remote tech support there’s a nifty bit of software that’s free for private (non commerical) use.
I saw this video, made for the UN ‘GIFT’ (Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking) on my news channel of choice (Al Jazerra – it’s actually the most informative and political neutral news station out there…). It’s been around for a couple of years but still has a real impact.
However, when I went to find the video on YouTube – so I could post it on ChurchMag – I ended up wanting to post about what I found on YouTube. Not because of the video, but because of this amazing Google Ads #FAIL: Continue Reading…
Now that your site is all secure, you might want to tackle another bane of running a site – comment spam!
Do you despise it as much as I do!?!
If you’ve got a WordPress site, I’m sure you’ll have seen that it comes with the ‘Akismet‘ plugin. Akismet is a spam killing system that’s running by Automattic, the company that ‘looks after’ WordPress (and runs the hosted WordPress solution wordpress.com).
Akismet can do a great job, but there are a couple of things that can make it less attractive:
A Christian farmer from the UK has planted a maze with some of John 14:6, when Jesus answers to Thomas’s question, “How can we know the way,” with “I am the way, the truth and the life.”
It’s planted out of ‘thousands’ of willow trees that if laid out end to end would be over a mile! It’s not really a true maze, as you can walk about openly in it, but is still very cool! Continue Reading…
We've been insanely-interested in exploring how the Church, ministries, and non-profits use technology to effectively fulfill their mission to the world.
With a small blog that started in September of 2008 we grew faster than we had ever dared to dream expanding into a network of blogs that reached more than a quarter million people every single month.
In May of 2011 we re-focused our efforts bringing all of the content back into one solidified brand - a "digital magazine" of resources that still serve the same industries and that still has the same curious heartbeat that started this movement.