Jennifer and I just got back from a great weekend. We spent the weekend in Chattanooga, Tennessee at the FamilyLife Weekend to Remember Marriage Getaway. I’ve got to be honest, I was a little skeptical about going. I had envisioned awkward conversations with couples I had never met, but the conference really surprised me in a good way. There were about
WordPress is a great tool for developing websites. I manage several websites for local businesses, organizations, and churches, so I am always looking for ways to simplify and streamline how I manage the sites. Here are a few of the tools I use to make my life easier. InfiniteWP InfiniteWP allows you to manage all your self-hosted WordPress sites from
Register using the Coupon Code: FAITHENGINEER for $20 off any ticket (even group ticket of 4+) The SALT Creative Arts Conference looks great for creative, worship, and technology leaders in your church. The tickets are almost gone, so you will need to register soon (check out the coupon code listed at the top of this post for a discount). I’m
I’m already sick of the constant bickering by political candidates. We have a desperate need for strong leadership in our world today. So what does that type of leadership look like? What characteristics and traits should we be looking for in our leaders? Unfortunately, I feel that many people in our country are looking at the wrong qualities for our leaders.
I recently read an article that just reinforces my belief that most churches are missing the mark when it comes to how we educate students about mission work. Here’s the quote that caught my attention “Quit entertaining your children and your young people. Drive them to study God’s Word. Expose them to the field for the depth of understanding that will
I’m excited about the new AppleTV. We use one at home frequently, and we also use a couple of them at church for our Small Group Ministry. It is incredibly easy to stream videos from your iPhone or iPad to an AppleTV. We also use RightNowMedia at church for many of our Small Groups, so the AppleTV works great with the
Almost three years ago, I shared how to create an app for your church. Our church uses the mobile app service como.com (note: affiliate link). With Como, you are provided with a CMS and set free to figure out how to set it up. It is a bit time consuming to figure out (especially for a church that isn’t tech savvy), and the church
I have previously reviewed the WordPress plugin PrayerEngine and SeriesEngine here on the site. GroupsEngine is from the same developers. This is a great solution for any church wanting to share their available small groups on their WordPress-based website. At Cornerstone, we use ChurchTeams to do this, but Churchteams is a full-blown church management system. GroupsEngine is much cheaper, costing a