How Can We Help Fight Pornography? [Podcast #68]

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When we started recording this episode we weren’t entirely sure what direction we would take. All we knew is that we were hoping to find our own unique niche and way to help aid in the battle against pornography within the Church. As we realized, Church techies find themselves in a unique situation as online, […]

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‘Set the Stage: A Manifesto for Church Stage Design’ by Jonathan Malm [Saturday Morning Review]

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Jonathan Malm is not only the curator and creator of Sunday Magazine,, and Church Stage Designs Ideas, but also a prolific author—titles include Developing a Series, Rethinking Your Church Website Strategy,  Created for More, Unwelcome—and has just released a new book, Set the Stage: A Manifesto for Church Stage Design. If you have anything […]

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2015 ChurchMag Fantasy Football League

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For the past few years (2013 & 2014) we have hosted the ChurchMag Fantasy Football League on Yahoo! And this year is no exception. Our first year we had several teams, and last year, we maxed out! So, as I sent out the team renewal notices, I see that the most space we’ll have this […]

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Church Tech Snack Pack #085

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On this week’s Church Tech Snack Pack, be sure you don’t miss the ebook giveaway on Church Marketing Sucks,’s new mobile giving feature, and an excellent post by Jeffery Kranz on blog post titles for churches. These links—and more—along with some awesome tweets:

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Social Media Fails: Viral Trends that Backfired

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Jumping on a viral trend is tempting, especially for brands. But you’d better know what you’re doing, because trying to use a trend and failing spectacularly can hurt your brand big time. Ask DiGiorno Pizza. In September 2014, a Twitter trend started around the hashtag #WhyIStayed. It was a response to the Ray Rice case, […]

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Minecraft Theology: 10 Stayin Frosty

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In this Minecraft Theology episode, we are gathering ice for a personal project I have for my base, and I did not have any. While I’m in the snow biome, I discuss some conversations I have on what it means to be in a Christian marriage, including some practical ideas of how to do marriage […]

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Finding Online Church Content from Your Teaching Series

Identifying Online Content From Teaching Series

Series have become a norm. Whether it is a small group or teaching series, at some point, churches have these. A sermon or teaching series makes for great source for online content. The challenge is identifying online content from these series. So, where can you find some of this content from your series? Here are […]

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What’s In Your Bag, Auggie Mueller?


Over the last year I’ve attended Nebraska Christian College, been a part time youth pastor, the onsite tech for the school I am attending, a father of two boys, and a husband of my lovely wife.  This lifestyle has caused me take my office with me and become completely mobile throughout the school year in order […]

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Design Basics: What is Design? [Series]

Design Basics - What Is Design

This is the first article in a series on Design Basics—helping churches think about the skills of design, not just the tools and tricks. Today we’re going to start right at the beginning look at what design actually is. In churches ‘design’ can often be taken to be ‘making things pretty’, but there is so much […]

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