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 replied,
That interaction became Adam’s inspiration. He started a non profit called Pencils of Promise, with just an investment of $25 and five years of hard work, this organization has been responsible for funding and building over 200 schools around the world!
If your church is like most churches, Easter weekend is the SuperBowl of services. You will see many first time visitors, new family faces and of course, new clothing.
Technology is an important part of the weekend and I put together 7 tech tips to get ready for the weekend:
When you talk about technology most people tend to listen, but when you talk about Church tech some people don’t listen at all. That’s ok, I used to be one of those people who didn’t listen until I realized how Church technology has changed my life.
The year was 1999 and I was invited to a small church in West Baltimore named Miracle Temple. I was hesitant to attend but a good friend kept inviting me, and it helped they had a free meal after the service so I finally obliged.
The Pastor at the time was talking about vision and creating a website, the first website for the church, and at the time, I was working as a freelance website developer. I felt inspired and after a few more visits I told the pastor I wanted to join the church and help with the team.
2014 is here and many churches are doing many new things with their technology ministry.
In my latest video blog (or stream of consciousness) I share 3 church tech tips to help you get off to a good start in 2014.
I probably could have added many more, but these are practical tips that can get your team moving in the right direction.
I was practicing reading with my 5 year old daughter Sanai while the Sunday Night Football was on, so I figured I would test her by reading a random sports tweet.
— Washington Redskins (@Redskins) December 2, 2013