Church leadership and tech teams have a perennial problem: maintaining technology systems crucial for ministry, both in the sanctuary and online.
While much of the decision-making process is focused on budget, it is even more important to develop a plan for upgrading, using, and supporting technology solutions. Having a process for tech purchases not only saves money in the long run but promotes good stewardship and mission focus.
There are a multitude of ways to use QR codes. Not just for marketing but for internal staff and workflow applications too. However, if you're just starting to use QR codes, some fundamental approaches will help you gain wide-spread impact quickly.
From audio to video to lighting, it’s all too easy for the production to override the worship. Musician and producer, Jon Steingard, shares advice for the tech crew. Based on his experience on the stage and in the tech booth, Jon offers four pieces of advice for people who keep things running during the worship service.
A brand new podcast in the church tech space has been launched. The Tech In Church Podcast talks about stories and strategies from everyday church communicators who use simple tech tools to go from frazzled to focused.
Creating a Christmas landing page may sound simple, and there are helpful church landing page templates that you can use. But it still takes some skill to pull everything together properly. To help out with your planning process, we’ve gathered up a few examples from churches that have built Christmas landing pages that are worth their weight in frankincense, gold, and myrrh.
If you want to engage your congregation and reach more people in your own community, you need to get creative with the types of videos you produce. Keep reading for 17 ideas for using videos to further your ministry objectives.
The last couple of decades have seen a dramatic shift in how we do church. The nitty-gritty elements of how a service is conducted have become steadily influenced by modern life. One area of 21st-century church activity that has seen a lot of changes is tithes and offerings.
I am an introvert. There, I said it. So, going over to dinner at someone’s house, whom I have never met before, ranks right up there with a root canal or standardize testing. C’mon my fellow introverts, you know exactly what I mean. You have to smile constantly for 2+ hours, keep up some semblance of conversation, and maybe even play charades. Somebody push the eject button, please.
On the other hand, we have no problem spending hours over at a good friend’s house. We can be the best refrigerator friends money can buy. The million-dollar question is, “What is the difference?” The answer: familiarity.
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