google-2-step-verification
Technology

I recently shared about the importance of having strong passwords for all your online accounts. For my Google account, I decided to take yet another step to improve my account security. Google offers a Two Step Verification option for your accounts. If you want to access your Google account from another computer, you will need both your password and a

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graham
Faith

I’m in the process of writing a research paper on the life of Billy Graham. I have read several books about his life and ministry, and I am constantly amazed at what God has done through his life. I also had the privilege of attending one of his last crusades held in Charlotte. He encountered criticism from both liberals and conservatives, yet

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DrewBaptism
Life

What a great weekend. We had a Cornerstone baptism service at Camp Dickenson on  the New River and we saw 17 people demonstrate their commitment to Christ through baptism. And the best part was that I had the opportunity to baptize my youngest son Drew. I’m thankful to be part of a church where lives are being changed!

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password
Technology

Recently, I’ve read about a string of high profile cases of account hacking. It made me really think about how much information I have online, and how some of my accounts are not as secure as they should be. Think about how much information you have online. If just one of your email accounts gets compromised, all your information is

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Life

I played backup for my son Luke at the Fiddler’s Convention this week while he played the mandolin on youth night. I was definitely a lot more nervous than he was. Here’s a little Foggy Mountain Breakdown. I enjoy making these special memories with the kids. The Old Fiddler’s Convention in our hometown of Galax is the largest and oldest

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FaithLife
Technology

UPDATE: It looks like the FaithLife Study Bible is now free to everyone who signs up and creates an account. Go to http://blog.logos.com/2013/01/get-the-faithlife-study-bible-free-for-life/ for more information I have a free code for readers of this blog to get access to the FaithLife Study Bible for free through March of 2014 – Skip to the bottom for details. While I use

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sermons
Technology

Two years ago, I shared about a number of ways you can embed sermons in your church website. I’ve been thinking about making a change on our church website, so I’ve been looking at the options that are currently available. Since the last post, WordPress has become a popular options for church websites, so I want to focus on options that

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Faith

http://www.exponential.org/2012/07/larry-osborne-weve-confused-leadership-with-discipleship/

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Facebook-for-Churches-Header-2
Technology

Click this link to checkout a great new ebook for Churches about Facebook. Facebook for Churches is a 32-page quick read loaded with tips, examples and strategies for getting the most out of your church Facebook page. Whether you’re attempting to pick the perfect Timeline photo or trying to figure out what and when to post, this resources has you

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finger
Faith

Have you ever heard the phrase “Don’t Judge Me.”  Unfortunately, as a pastor I have heard this statement a few times over the years. Usually, it is when I am trying to talk with someone who claims to be a follower of Christ, but is living contrary to the commands of Christ. So where does this phrase come from, and

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