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Let me introduce you to a great app for your iPhone. The Shift Media Creator allows you to create worship graphics on your phone. You can take a photo, apply effects, add motion overlays, and then save a background video and photo straight from your phone. The best way is see how it works is to watch the video overview. Now,

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I’m thrilled to let you know that our friends and partners, Lightstock.com, are giving away 10 free credits to everyone who signs up using, the link below. If you haven’t already heard about Lightstock, they’re the ones who are putting an end to cheesy Christian stock photography. If you check out most church bulletins and most church websites, you will

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With the recent news that Google has acquired the parent company behind the app Word Lens, I finally decided to try it out. Especially now that the app is free on the app store for Android and iOS for a limited time! Word Lens is a cool app that translates text in real time from one language to another. What

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  In any organization, keeping everyone on the same page is a challenge. Some people like email, some like twitter, some like text messaging, and then some just like to talk on the phone. I’ve been checking out the HipChat service and thinking how it can be used for ministry. This seems like it would be a perfect fit for

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I’ve been a huge fan of using WordPress for church websites. WordPress doesn’t require a web expert, you only need to have someone that is familiar with web hosting and is willing to learn.  When you find a great church WordPress theme, you can have an incredible church website at a fraction of the cost of a larger web design

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iDisciple is a new app that provides a personalized catalog of resources to help you grow in your faith. Over the past few weeks I have been trying out the app and it looks promising. They provide limited content for free, but offer a full experience with a huge amount of content for $4.99 per month. The app provides you

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Bible App for Kids
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  One of my favorite mobile apps is the Bible app by YouVersion. Today, YouVersion released a new mobile app just for kids. After playing around with it on my iPhone and iPad, I can say that I am excited to see a quality app to get children engaged with the Bible. I still believe that the best way to

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I’m always on the lookout for cool graphic apps. WordSwag is an easy to use app that allows you to add text to your photos and create great graphics you can share on Facebook, Instagram, email, or Twitter. You can choose from your own photos or numerous built-in backgrounds. To try it out, I took a quote from my sermon

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I saw this on the Evernote blog and it looks great. I use my iPad for taking notes during meetings, but the typical stylus with the large tip is hard to write with. This stylus has a much smaller tip. It also uses bluetooth so that note taking apps will allow you to rest your hand on the screen. I

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For the last several years I have used Photoshop Elements on my mac. It’s a good alternative to the full-fledged Photoshop, at a fraction of the cost. Photoshop Elements can usually be purchased for less than $100. I’ve recommended it to a number of people, but it’s now been replaced as my main image editor. If you use a mac

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After seventeen years with DishNetwork for TV and Centurylink for phone and internet, we decided to switch to Comcast Cable.  Comcast has a terrible reputation for customer service, but we decided to risk it for cheaper prices and much faster internet. How much faster? Take a look at the graphics below. These are actual tests this week from Speedtest.net. The

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