12 Days of ChurchMag Christmas: Favorite ChurchMag Article

Favorite Churchmag Article

This is the sixth day in a series of the 12 Days of ChurchMag Christmas. To catch the rest of the articles, check out the landing page here. ChurchMag currently has over 14,000 articles in archive with several more coming out every single day. With this kind of volume, it's hard to say just one is your favorite. Yet there is always something amazing being published here, whether you need to nerd out, combine tech with theology, or see some new software ideas your ministry can employ. Check out ... Continue Reading

Science Fiction vs. Biblical Reality: The Doctor and the Doctrine of Heaven

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Season 8 is in the books, and I think most people have finally accepted Peter Capaldi as “The Doctor.” Now, I’m not saying that I loved how this season ended, but it was definitely a well-written episode with a lot of twists and turns to take in, and certainly tons of theology to with which to concern ourselves. But first, a gentle spoiler warning: if you haven’t finished the eighth season of Doctor Who, I’d stop here. ... Continue Reading

The Fastest Way to Become an Evernote Jedi

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When the trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens was released recently, fanboys (and girls) everywhere were reminded that it’s great to be a Jedi. You may never be a Jedi in the Star Wars universe, but you can definitely become strong with the Force when it comes to Evernote. Evernote is an insanely popular productivity app used by over 100 million people worldwide. But like anything worth doing, learning to use Evernote well takes a bit of time and effort. There are two ways you can become ... Continue Reading

12 Days of Christmas: Favorite Video Game

Favorite Video Game

This is the fifth day in a series of the 12 Days of Christmas. To catch the rest of the articles, check out the landing page here. For some of you who are in youth ministry, parents, or still in this realm, video games are a fun way to pass the time. I remember being a teenager and just waiting Christmas morning to see if I got that latest and greatest game. Now with digital downloads and mobile apps that does don't require a physical purchase, it's a little different, but the games are still ... Continue Reading

Is Your Church Social Media Only Serving Junk Food?

Is Your Church Social Media Only Serving Junk Food?

I wish I could remember where this analogy came from, but an illustration going around the Internet for businesses that want to use social media effectively is that many people's social media is simply junk food. In other words, your tweets, Facebook status updates, LinkedIn posts, YouTube videos, and Google+ posts are about as as the empty calories in a large McDonald fries. In many ways, our social media activity can be summed up in one phrase, "a waste of time." Not just for the people ... Continue Reading

Sharing God’s Story with Disney’s Frozen

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Disney’s Frozen dominated pop culture in 2014. From the movie to the songs (“Let it go. Let it go!”) to the toys to the Halloween costumes, Disney’s Frozen refused to be ignored. And I am glad that it did. Disney’s Frozen is way more than just another Disney princess movie - it beautifully illustrates God’s story. ... Continue Reading

12 Days of Christmas: Favorite Book

Favorite Book

This is the fourth day in a series of the 12 Days of ChurchMag Christmas. To catch the rest of the articles, check out the landing page here. It seems with technology increasing the ability for people to consume media as well as produce it, that we now have an endless supply of content that can be read. Today's article is our favorite book, but it can be consumed via eBook on our Kindle App which can be on our laptop or tablet, it can be via Audiobook as we drive to work or mow our lawn, and it ... Continue Reading