Safe Travels…to Mordor!

Air New Zealand Safety Video

Technology has allowed humanity to do many amazing things, but one of the great might just be the the ability to take boring things and make them much more amazing. For proof of this, you need go no further than the following air safety video from Air New Zealand. ... Continue Reading

Jim Yurchenco Shares Innovation Wisdom [Video]

Jim Yurchenco Screencap

Jim Yurchenco, engineer of the original Apple mouse, says that one of the most important things a good designer does, is: “Exercise a large amount of self criticism.” But it doesn't stop there. You also need to be willing to do this over and over again. He has a lot of other inspiring things to say, too: ... Continue Reading

Our Hearts as Church Techs

RVB de base

I've heard a lot of talk recently about issues relating to our hearts and wanted to address this head-on. We are born into a war zone, pure and simple. This is the ancient and ongoing war of the ages that has been raging for centuries in the unseen world of the spiritual realm. It began, as we all know, by Lucifer and his angels and has enveloped everything we know, including us. And the prize is our hearts. The entire temptation in Eden, and even the converting of a 1/3 of the angels in ... Continue Reading

It Began with a Promise of a Pencil [Book Review & GIVEAWAY!]

Pencils of Promise

Adam Braun was on the fast-track to success. He had comfortable life and while at Brown University he decided to spend a semester at sea. That semester while he was only 21 changed his life forever.  In Adam's book, "The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person can create Extraordinary Change," he chronicles this trip and more. On one of the last stops of the trip he went to India, and met a young boy begging on the street. When Adam asked the boy what he most wanted in the world, he simply ... Continue Reading

Are You Intimidated by Discipleship?


Discipleship has become extremely confusing. Where do we start? Who do we disciple? How do we disciple? Is there a formula? Do we really even need discipleship? Discipleship has become an intimidating word in Christian circles. I believe discipleship has become far too confusing and intimidating. ... Continue Reading

Peyton Manning on Faith, Family, Friends and Football


It's that time of the year when every blog seems to do a Superbowl post or two - and ChurchMag is no exception! But this is something slightly different and was a real eye opener for me. Although I am a Brit, I am also a huge NFL fan (Go Raiders!). I've always admired Payton Manning and the way he can seemingly dissect defenses. I've also always thought he 'was a nice bloke'. However, as a Raiders fan, when he joined the Broncos - I wasn't exactly happy! (Several ChurchMag authors are Broncos ... Continue Reading

Unintentionally Profound Quotes Made by Technology


Inspiration can often times be found in the most unexpected places at the oddest of times. Have you ever found your Nintendo Wii or webcam to be inspirational? Or how about an app like Microsoft Word? Twisted Sifter shares these (and others) with a little help from Life Advice from Machines... ... Continue Reading

Meeting Your Best Friend for the First Time [Video]

Born Friends

This inspirational story with a hidden promotional for Skype may bring a tear to your eye, so consider yourself warned. Two girls living in different parts of the world were born without part of their arms. Through a course of events, they found each other and started a beautiful friendship online. Over the course of 8 years they became best friends and even found a cool way to have photos taken with each other (you'll see how they did it in the video). Here's their story: ... Continue Reading