The RPG Productivity Player’s Guide [Series]

The RPG Productivity Players Guide

The title of this new blog series seems to be a contradiction in termini, meaning there’s an inherent tension in the title itself. How can you possible equate playing RPG’s with productivity? It all depends on how you view productivity. To me, productivity doesn’t mean getting as much work done as possible. Or working the […]

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Email Marketing vs Social Media [Infographic]

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My own personal experience is that social media has great potential to give a church tons of traffic and exposure for their church, but it takes a lot of experience and effort to get there. Further, viral is not something to be achieved because you cannot predict it. Email on the other hand? Consistent, effective, […]

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What Coach.me Can Teach Us About Discipleship

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A couple of years ago I picked up an app which really helped make a difference to me, Lift. Lift was a habit creating app that used a few psychological tricks to help you develop a new habit. The two main aspects were a community to encourage and praise each other and a “streak” factor […]

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The Best Kind of Sound Guy (or Gal)

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Before we talk about anything technical it’s important to note your motivations when working with this technology. We are here to support people, i.e. the people on stage and the people in the crowds. So much of that can get lost in what we’re doing. We can get so focused on the fact that we’re the sound guys, […]

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Why “Digital Discipleship” Is More Biblical than You Think

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What if digital discipleship isn’t just a trendy option­—it’s your responsibility? I’ll be up front with you: I’m not out to convince you that the church should embrace emerging tech trends. We already agree on that. I think the church has a bigger responsibility when it comes to technology: we’re responsible for making disciples with the […]

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The Perfect Pomodoro App for Any OS

The Perfect Pomodoro App for Any OS

Recently, I’ve been using the pomodoro method (and some interesting variations of the classic system) to supercharge my productivity. One of the core factors that helped me with the pomodoro technique was adding an app to my devices which helped encourage me to stick to the time and take away the thought process of setting […]

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Sensible Social Media Checklist [Infographic]

Sensible Social Media Checklist

We already have a blog checklist for you to go over before every blog article you post, so it makes sense to go to the next level and improve your social media accounts as well. It should be noted that this is created to improve everything on your social media presence, not just your posts, […]

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Stop Recording Church Video Announcements? [Videos]

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Video is one of the most unforgiving and unpredictable technologies. I can remember the first year or two after my church gained the ability to play clips of movies in service. Our pastor was forever trying to find a clip to punctuate his sermons…until he accidentally included that a clip that swore. Oops! Showing videos […]

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The Very Cool Jonathan Malm [Podcast #44]

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It’s always fun to talk with Jonathan Malm. He’s a super creative guy who has brought a lot of great resources to the church tech and creative community. Not “how-to’s” or step-by-step guides, but fundamental concepts and ideas that can be applied to churches of 40 or 4,000. But before we dive into the interview in […]

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