Science Fiction and Gender Roles

Science Fiction and Gender Roles

I’ve written before about the power of science fiction to inject ideas into the mainstream while driving the conversation forward. Lately, one of the bigger issues in the wider cultural dialogue has been gender equality. As a man, I don’t want to weigh in as an authority, though I will admit that my wife, who […]

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Taking Back Control of Email

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I used to love getting emails, they were almost always from a friend to let me know about what amazing things they had been up to and asking about my life too, or maybe they were full of special offers from my favourite music shop (or a chance to win a Fender guitar). But over […]

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Social Media Crisis Management [Infographic]

Social Media Crisis Management

Social media can be great to get your name out there. But what do you do when: Your social media manager posts an inappropriate post on your business account. You are critical of people and it is received negatively. Someone has a bad experience with your pastor or church, so they create a video showing […]

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7 Websites to Get Free High Quality Images

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For folks into creative functions, the hunt for free high quality images is a never ending one, right? Whether it’s for a blog post, book/album cover, or church website, it’s always useful to have as many options as possible. Below is a list of great websites that I love to use to find free photos for my […]

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Can You Tell Your Faith Story In A Tweet?

Can You Tell Your Faith Story In A Tweet

A couple of months ago we published an article that talked about my concerns about tweeting Scripture and wondering if it was a waste of time. Between that post and Churchleaders.com reposting of it, I’ve had some good feedback on the discussion. (In case you wonder, I don’t think it’s a waste of time) That […]

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Is Your Kid Ministry Check-In Current?

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Earlier this month KidCheck announced several new improvements in their secure children’s check-in system. It’s normal for apps and tech solutions to get updates. Many years ago, updates for Windows—for example—came in Service Packs that were released every few years or so; and even these were not major improvements. Fast forward to today, and both […]

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Free vs Paid Church Websites [Podcast #42]

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Does it matter if your church website is a “freebie” or you us a free tool like Wix or Weebly? What if you get a package deal from one of those church websites you see advertised on the web? Maybe the best thing to do is have a fully customized website built by a designer? Or maybe—just maybe—it isn’t […]

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‘Everyone’s a Critic’ by Bill Tancer [Saturday Morning Review]

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Online reviews have changed the game for restaurants, hotels, retail and other businesses. Not only are customer making decisions based on the reviews of others, but bad reviews can have stinging effects. Everyone’s a Critic discusses this review-driven world and shows how businesses can use reviews. I learned some interesting facts from this book that have changed […]

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Church Tech Snack Pack #061

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February is still plenty cold in many parts of the world, so Springtime feels a little bit like a fairy tale of sorts. But the truth is, budding flowers and Easter is going to be here before we know it. In this week’s Church Tech Snack Pack, we’ve included a few links to help you […]

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