I was never a Boy Scout, but I’m told their motto is “Be Prepared.” My church had a boys groups called “Royal Rangers,” which was basically a more Christian version of the Boy Scouts. Our motto was “Ready. Ready for anything.” Clearly, we had our own thing going.
But my childhood aside, both mottos are something that all church techs should aspire toward—being prepared for whatever might come your way. Of course, you can never be prepared for everything, but I think we can all admit that there are some basic steps of preparedness we can all take to minimize the impact of those unforeseeable catastrophes. Let me give you a basic example from my own experience, and then we can discuss some basic steps.