Christian Couple Sentenced to Death for Text Messages

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This is a sobering headline, isn't it? We write about technology and creativity on ChurchMag each and every day. How to communicate with greater impact and reach, how to use the latest tools that technology provides us, and do it with a kind of creativity that gets peoples attention. We are all about the church, technology and creativity. And then there's a headline like this. ... Continue Reading

I’m a Textpert [Rap Battle]

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Are you a textpert? I hope not. Rhett & Link pull-off their usual funny music video, but this time it's a serious topic. Be sure to watch it to the end, the punchline is the most important reminder you could have all week: ... Continue Reading

Creative PSA: Don’t Text and Drive [Video]

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This creative PSA from Telekom Srbija reminds us not to text and drive. It's pretty compelling. After you watch it, you might want to check out some of the links I've included regarding driving and texting. It's serious stuff and we should certainly let others know about the dangers of texting and driving. ... Continue Reading

Why Do You Text? (And Twitter Might Make You Shallow)

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How much do you text? Do you text and drive? (I hope not.) A recent study by psychologists show that those who text 100+ times per day are more interested in wealth and image. Not a good sign. Even if you “don't mean to” or just need to stay “connected,” this kind of research should definitely lead to some soul searching, especially when you consider its effects on our minds: ... Continue Reading

Sendola – Send Your Contact Info via SMS

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These days it seems that everything is going mobile! Mobile web use continues to grow and more people are looking for (and finding) places like churches and ministries on the move. Now there's an easy way of having a button on your site that can send your contact details, via SMS/TXT, to the phones of people who want to find you! ... Continue Reading

9 Things Every Parent Should Know About Sexting

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Sexting is a problem and it can be difficult for parents who didn't grow up with texting to understand and grasp the subject. Did you know that: "28 percent of teens admitted to having sent a sext" and "Teens that sext are more likely to engage in sexual behavior." No matter how "good" you think your kids are, sexting is something that is easy to fall into and it's a dangerous and slippery slope. Here's how to download uknowkids.com's free ebook for parents: ... Continue Reading

Say, “Hello” to SendHub

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Lots of people don’t open their emails. Work and family related emails might be the exception, but email open-rates are declining everywhere. Church leaders and community managers can usually expect a 10% open rate at best. This is a big problem when you want your messages to be read! There’s a better way, and 97% of people will see it. Text messages. Enter SendHub SendHub is a simple web and mobile communications platform that was founded to help people like you reach your communities more ... Continue Reading