Life

I’ve been working on an idea for a book for a few months. Most books and conferences are focused on larger churches in large cities. What about small churches in small towns? They feel left out and alone, forgotten and misunderstood. True success for a church should be based on its faithfulness, not its size. One of the most rewarding aspects

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Technology

Mailbox has been my main email app on my phone for a long time now.  On my Mac, I typically use AirMail 2.  Occasionally, I see a new email app that gets me interested. I’ve been playing around with two new apps that both look great. Spark Spark is a new free app by Readdle that is customizable and powerful. I used

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Faith

I’m doing a little research for my next message at Cornerstone. What do you think? With all the craziness in our world today, is the end near? If you don’t see the poll below, click here to vote. Do you believe Jesus is coming back soon? Are we close to the end of the world as we know it?

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Technology

Last year, the Cornerstone Worship team and several of our friends recorded a live night of worship at Cornerstone. It was an experiment to see if we could record a live Worship CD, and it turned out great. We were able to utilize our Presonus Studiolive digital sound board to record each instrument and microphone separately to our iMac computer

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Technology

During the Apple Keynote address in October, I saw a preview of a cool new video app for the iPhone. For church this week, I needed to make videos for our recent Nicaragua Mission Trip and for our Youth Camp, so I had my chance to try it out. If you use your phone for photos and videos, this is

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Life

Jennifer and I were able to sneak away for a few days this week to celebrate our 20th anniversary. We have always said we wanted to take a big trip to the islands, so for this trip, we ended up camping in a tent on Bear Island at Hammocks Island State Park in North Carolina. We had an awesome time, and

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Technology

Back in January, I shared about PictureLife, a new service we started using to backup and collect all our family photos and videos. So far, we have really liked it and enjoyed it, despite the $15 per month fee we are paying for the storage we need. However, I think that’s about to change. Just a few days ago, Google came out

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Life

For the past five years, I have helped coordinate the Leadercast right here in our hometown of Galax. It has been a great partnership between local small business leaders, church leaders, and Crossroads. My passion is developing leaders, and that’s why I decided to get a Master’s Degree in Christian Leadership from the Seminary at Liberty University. One of the biggest

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Life

Review: Invitation, Volume 1 by 10,000 Fathers I’ve been listening to this album all week and it has quickly become one of my favorite worship albums. 10,000 Fathers is a small group of worship leaders organized and taught by Aaron Keyes and his team.  This school is focused on discipling worship leaders, and Invitation, Volume 1 is their first combined album

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Life

Luke shared this TEDx video with me last week. Victor Wooten is an incredible bass player and I have enjoyed listening to him play over the years. In this video, he shares a unique concept about learning how to play an instrument. Luke loved this, and it really fits his style of learning. Instead of structured practice, Wooten shares the

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