Turntable: “Seek You First” by Jordan and Kristin Rippy

Jordan and Kristin Rippy

Jordan and Kristin Rippy—a husband and wife duo from Lakeland, Florida has recently published its debut worship EP, “Seek You First”—a collection of 6 original worship songs—that hit the Top-20 on the iTunes charts in its genre. I love discovering new worship artists and songs and this one has been a real pleasure! To introduce them in their own […]

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Doctor Who Series 8 Starts August 23rd!


The eighth Doctor Who series kicks-off this weekend! Are you excited for all the awesome? This Saturday, August 22nd is the first of twelve episodes this year, the series opener being 80-minutes long. There hasn’t been an opener this long since the return of Doctor Who in 2005! In all my own excitement, I grabbed some TARDIS […]

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8-Bit Matrix Overdub [Video]

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This video hits on so many levels of nostalgia, I was ready to enter the Konami code straight into YouTube to get myself an extra 30 lives. YouTube user Phillip Raupach uploaded his 2013 Best Sound Design winning video, whereby he’s taken an edited scene from the Matrix and overdubbed iconic 8-bit sound effects and […]

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PhotoFunia: Fun Free Photo Effects

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I recently received an email from the church secretary asking to update an event on the church website. Included was an image they wanted to accompany the information. Being the mindful and thoughtful webmaster (do we still call them webmasters?) that I am, I asked where the image was from, as I could make sure the […]

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YouTube on the Go [Infographic]

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Like everything else on the web, YouTube is getting used on mobile devices more and more. If you were in doubt that the Internet is becoming more mobile (smartphones and tablets) and less stationary (laptops and desktops), here’s further proof. YouTube on the go:

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The First Steps Toward Church Video

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Whether you’re a part of a more traditional church, a smaller church that that just hasn’t had the budget, or you just haven’t done video before, taking the first steps toward using video in your church can seem daunting. There are some things you can do once you join a team or get the tap […]

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Cardboard Industrial Flying Machines [Photos]

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Cardboard artist Daniel Agdag has assembled this awesome collection of industrial flying machines by building and sculpting them all out of cardboard. Like the life-sized Iron Man made from cardboard, these pieces of artwork made from everyday objects or both technically impressive art artfully inspiring. Enjoy:

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What I Learned On Vacation: Check Your Email

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Last month I had a vacation of sorts (as I mentioned before). During this time, I had some personal revelations about my life—both personally and work wise. I lend this to the fact that I spent multiple days at a time unplugged and completely disconnected from the Internet. No laptop. No tablet. No smartphone. I […]

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Church Usher Training Video

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The video below is from Chick-fil-A and was “created to remind us that everyone we interact with is a chance to create a remarkable experience.” While it was produced as a type of training video for their employees, I think many church usher teams (as well as anyone on church staff or volunteers) should consider sharing this […]

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