Choosing the Best Game Console for Your Kids

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My son turned 7 in December and his biggest wish was a game console. Both my husband and I aren’t gamers—though we both did play our fair share of computer games back when we were young and had too much free time. Our problem was that we were way out of tune with current game […]

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That’s Amore! [Images]

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Ale Giorgini from Vicenza Italy has put together a fun and awesome creative collection of lovely artwork. As you may know, “amore” means “love” in Italian and the song “That’s Amore” by Dean Martin is surely a classic. So give Dean’s song a listen to and browse through these love themed images and maybe, just maybe, […]

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Echo Prayer Manager [App Review]

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Prayer is a vital—can we say most vital?—element of the Christian life, and yet so many of us would probably confess that we’re not as consistent in our prayer life as we should be/would like to be. That’s why, for the past year, I’ve been using a great app to help me organize my prayer time, […]

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Nonprofit Communications Trends Report [Infographic]

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The release of the 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trend Report has brought some new light to what nonprofits are trying to do. As churches, we can take some ideas from this project and should look to being open to shift our own strategies if need be. The report staff came up with an easy to digest […]

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My Dream Frankenstein Smartphone

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I love all smartphones. Money and time aside, I’d collect smartphones for a living if I could. I just love seeing how these pocket computer do what they do, and how they compare to each other. While I tend to dabble in Android the most, I am truly intrigued by every mobile platform out there. […]

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5 Methods to Creating Church Instagram Posts

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Ah, Instagram — the only social media channel that you can’t schedule ahead of time. There’s a lot of pain and beauty to that. Our team recently discovered that Instagram was giving us the largest return on investment. We found that post after post has more engagement than anything we post on Facebook or Twitter. We know […]

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How NOT to Jump on a Facebook Trend

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The infamous Facebook algorithm that decides what shows up on people’s timeline makes it tough to get visibility for your page or your profile on Facebook. One way to try and get new visitors (and likes or followers) is to jump on a Facebook trend. Facebook keeps track of what’s trending. On the desktop version, […]

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The Best Social Media Strategy Pitch

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If you have enjoy the old school 1990′s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie trilogy, you probably know Raphael’s favorite quote after kicking some serious butt, “Man, I love being a turtle!” Have you ever had those moments where you just kicked your project in the butt or maybe nailed that presentation? You probably need to go put a […]

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