The Best Email Client for You [2015 Edition]

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We are becoming increasingly reliant on email. The merits of this are up for debate, but in almost every sphere of out life this is becoming true. We stay in touch with our friends and family through email, we subscribe to our favorite blogs via email, when we sign up for a new service or app (although more are turning to Facebook and Google sign up), and that's not even mentioning work which increasingly requires you to check your emails regularly to insure you are up to date (unless you use a ... Continue Reading

Tips & Tricks to Get the Most Out of Your Printer [Infographic]

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No matter how hard I try to eliminate my need for a printer, there always seems to be something that comes up that requires me to print something out. Thankfully I have a few places I can go when the occasion arises. The price of ink carts is an expense I don't mind avoiding. For churches and ministries, however, going without a printer is nearly impossible. Here are a few tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your printer and reduce the amount of ink wasted. ... Continue Reading

Church Tech, Please Serve with Excellence [Video]

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If you were on the Interwebs at all in March, you probably came across this YouTube video that went viral, sadly for all the wrong reasons. The description of the YouTube clip shares this: Candace Dold tosses to Traffic Jam Jimmy during a traffic report Thursday morning...only to find him in the McDonald's drive-through. He's given up. The tech has become about him. There may be burnout. Check out the video after the jump and I'd love to hear in the comments: How does your church technology ... Continue Reading

4 Tools Every Young Leader Needs

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A mechanic is only as effective as the tools in the toolbox. A flat tire is more difficult than replacing an engine block if the proper tools are not at hand. Likewise, leaders need to acquire the proper set of tools in order to be effective. Here are a few to get your toolbox started. ... Continue Reading

5 Evernote Notebooks Every Young Leader Needs

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I am an Evernote fan boy. There, I said it. I’ve written about Evernote many times in the past. You can see those posts here. As I change the way I process information and as I lead more and more, I’ve adjusted how I organize just about everything I do. Right now, here are 5 Evernote notebooks that I’m using more and more. They’re a great start for any young leader that needs some organizing… ... Continue Reading

How to Use Passwords to Change Your Life

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Yesterday, I received a warning email from Google that someone was trying to hack my Gmail account. Good luck with that, I thought. First of all, my password isn’t obvious in any way, and second, I use different passwords for all major sites. My momma didn’t raise no fool. ... Continue Reading

How to Unfriend the Internet [Infographic]

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Whatever happened to your old MySpace account? I think mine is still floating out in there in OuterMySpace... If you would like to cut ties from the web entirely, or if you want make sure you haven't left any loose ends when leaving a web service, “unfriending” the the Internet isn't always the easiest thing to do. In fact, if there are apps and services you're no longer using the web, it's a good idea to cancel your account entirely. Here are some tips on leaving some of the most popular ... Continue Reading

Year 2000: Assumption of Incremental Progress

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I love looking back at people who were looking forward. These images are from French artists and were used as postcards or used in "cigarette/cigar boxes" back in 1899, 1900, 1901, and 1910. Check out a few of these awesome, flawed projections of the "future" (that's now fifteen years behind us) and join me for a brief discussion of what these images represent. ... Continue Reading