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Mike

I am a former design engineer who now pastors Cornerstone Community Church in Galax, Virginia. I'm passionate about following Jesus and I love technology. I've been married to Jennifer for 20 years, and we have three awesome kids, Emma, Luke, and Drew.

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This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Where to Find It

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Where to Find ItIf you are at a church with a full staff of graphic designers and videographers, this post probably won’t apply to you. But for the majority of churches, when you want to have great looking graphics for

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This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Where to Find It

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Where to Find ItI’m starting a new series here on the blog to help people find resources. If you’re in a small or medium size church with a small budget, then this series is especially for you. I want to

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I had the great opportunity to spend a few days at a church conference called The Sticks with a few of our leaders from Cornerstone. This conference is different in that it is geared towards churches in small towns. I’ve been to a lot of different conferences and seminars over the years,

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Faith

We like to think our churches are places where everyone is welcome. But if we are truly honest with ourselves, the choices we make in structuring our churches will tend to make some people feel more welcome than others. If you give extra attention to people who are well dressed

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Technology

I needed to do a quick webinar last week for website training. I stumbled on join.me from the logmein team. It’s incredibly easy to setup a webinar and share your screen with others. If you ever need to share what you are working on with someone else, then check out

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Life

Okay, you might read that the wrong way, but this is a good thing. My wife and 13 year old daughter are planning on going on a mission trip to Nicaragua next month. I am super excited for them, because I have been on similar trips for the past two

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Life

Tony Morgan understands churches, and he has been writing about the organizational details of church for quite some time. Lately, his focus has been on releasing shorter eBooks instead of traditionally published titles. You can download his latest eBook, Hanging Up the Leisure Suit: How to Get Unstuck, by going

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Life

I saw this over on ChurchMag, and I couldn’t resist. I just had to share it with you.   So, which one do you think I am?

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Technology

I’m a serious gadget geek, so I’ve been reading about the speculation about the new Amazon tablet for the last several months. It’s finally here, and it definitely looks interesting. Here are the quick specs for the Kindle Fire: 7″ Display (smaller than the 9.7″ iPad screen, but much bigger

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Faith

This Sunday, we are hosting a big youth event here in Galax. Just wanted to make sure everyone knew about the details. Cornerstone and First Baptist are teaming up with LOM youth ministry in order to reach out to the teens in our community. This event will be at First Baptist

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