Documenting why and how we do something as a church or as a church tech team is important. It helps us keep important details safe, and accessible to others we work with. It is a way to safeguard that the Church’s mission is not compromised by our absence. You can read about the importance of documenting in this first published post in the series. We need to look into some of the things that get in the way of documenting. This makes a post on debunking the myths of documenting appropriate.
Archives for August 2018
Mariana Avila is an illustrator and animation student from Monterey, Mexico. Her art is not only over-the-top cute but also, geeky; from Marvel Avengers to Star Wars to DC Superheroes, she has absolutely lovable prints of everyone’s most favorite heroes in her own adorable art style. And all of her prints are not only available as posters, but also as throw pillows, coffee mugs, phone cases, t-shirts, and lots of other things which you can check out and buy here.
How long ago must a social media message count against someone?
Is there a statute of limitations on what we say and share online?
Have we created a situation whereby everything we say and share is frozen in carbonite?
Let’s talk about it:
As a counselor, I love to find creative and unique ways to help people relax, address anxiety and depressive symptoms in their lives, and be able to handle the difficult things that come their way.
One way that is new people, and uses a tech angle, is to use apps on your phone. As Christians, we talk about meditation as a time to pray, read Scripture, and even practice the art of Silencio from the Catholic Church where you sit in quiet in order to hear the voice of God.
But in a busy and noisy tech world, that’s not easy.
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[“Church Without…” is a series of think-pieces designed to slowly deconstruct what we think is essential to having church and to call attention to the hidden barriers we’ve erected between ourselves and the Great Commission.]
My dad is the state superintendent of all of the churches and ministers in my denomination. Before that, he was the pastor of one church for over twenty years. One of the things that best exemplified my dad’s ministry was an abundance of ideas. He was constantly thinking of new things to do, offer, etc. He was a constant innovator.
When we were finishing the construction of our new church building, he told me that one of his ideas was to eventually have a pastor on hand, in the building, twenty-four hours a day. He wanted the church to be open for prayer, light counseling, etc.