shadowgrass
Life

My 14 year old son plays in a bluegrass band called ShadowGrass. We were in Nashville last week for the SPBGMA bluegrass convention. It was a great experience and Luke’s band was able to do a lot of late night jamming. They also were able to play a showcase for

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Design
Faith

I haven’t had a chance to do much writing lately, so I have decided to share some great articles with you. I use a web service called Pocket to collect interesting articles online to read later. From time to time, I will be sharing interesting links and articles that I

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Technology

Every now and then, you come across an app that really works and fills a need. This is one of those apps. If you ever need to email or send a document, forget the scanner and just use this app. It’s quick, it’s easy to use, and it does a

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ipod bible
Faith

I had a conversation about youth ministry a few weeks ago with a friend. Jennifer and I started working in youth ministry almost 19 years ago, and we have been blessed to teach and mentor hundreds of youth over that time. During my conversation, I started sharing success stories of the

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picturelife
Technology

For Christmas this year, I decided to consolidate all our photos and videos in one place. I considered buying a new computer just for managing all my media, but in the end I decided on using an online service called Picturelife. It’s an online photo management storage system that really

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Technology

Each year, WorshipHouseMedia has a special giveaway leading up to Christmas. I forgot to remind everyone to check out their website this year. They have videos and mini-movies for churches, and this Christmas giveaway is a great way to stock up on some great videos for your church. You have

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kiosk
Faith

At a recent Ministry Leaders’ meeting at church, we mentioned the need for a better system for people to signup for events and classes at church. We have two touchscreen all-in-one computers that were not being fully utilized, so we decided to turn them into signup kiosks.  After just a little bit

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apple-watch
Technology

I was excited when Apple finally announced the long-awaited Apple Watch. I watched the video demonstration, and was already thinking about one, until the price was announced.  The cheapest version will start at $349.  For me, that was the deal breaker. It’s simply not in my budget. After thinking about

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anydo
Technology

I have always struggled with keeping track of everything I need to do on a weekly basis. Between church, family, and life, I always have more to do and somewhere else I need to be.  So, for me, technology has helped me become more organized. I have tried several task management systems

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Technology

  Recording the Message I’ve helped several churches start recording the audio from their sermons to include on their website. The goal in each case is to get a quality recording that can easily be listened to online or downloaded through a podcast. Way back in 2007, I wrote a tutorial

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