Now that I’m a little older, I enjoy having the right equipment available anytime. So here is what is in my church tech bag. I’ve posted this over on the sight everydaycarry.com also. You can view all the details there. I’ll just post a picture below: This is the stuff that I carry when I’m… Read More


How do you recruit new Small Group Leaders? We recruit in several different ways. I’m sure that some of you can name a few that I’ll forget, so please leave a response in the comments. This little evaluation is done through the lens of selectivity and control. Now, without further discussion let’s get to the… Read More


After we have been through the process of starting new small groups, it’s time for the follow-up phase. I’m going to let you in on all of my secrets. Truth is I really don’t have any, but I can share with you what I’ve learned along the way. I’ve learned that checklists really prevent me… Read More


Have you ever needed to get rid of buzz on a live feed? I had a buzz that was audible at times on our church’s live video feed. We distribute the feed throughout the building and also over the internet. Obviously the background hum, or buzz needed to be addressed. So how do you get… Read More


Let’s Talk about using technology to increase volunteer recruitment. One of the tasks I was recently given was to create a unified system for recruiting volunteers. We do an OK job of recruiting new volunteers, but as Greenwood has grown the need for volunteers has outpaced volunteer recruitment. The Need for an Increase in Volunteer… Read More


We’ve all been there. We’ve been stuck. We can’t figure out the problem. So how do you find help when you are stuck? I’ll share my process with you in today’s post. Preparing Ahead of Time to Find Help When You’re Stuck Obviously the best method is to be prepared. If you are stuck NOW,… Read More


What possessed me to setup a system with Google Forms to Book Time-Slots you may wonder… Well, I was handed a challenge recently: Come up with a way to register people via web form for 30 min time slots for a read through the bible in 90 hrs event. Like any overly confident person, I… Read More


I love the feeling of a brand new app. I actually enjoy figuring out all the ins and outs of new software. Then there are some apps that are so much a part of what our team does daily that it seems like we couldn’t function without them. So here is a list of 4… Read More


I nearly crashed my whole church network recently. You’ll laugh when you find out how. But, I’m gonna make you work for the one thing that you should do right now to prevent it. You’re going on a journey with me… Friday Friday is my day off. I’m not at work on Friday. Except today,… Read More


At Greenwood we have about 200 children come through our check-in system for children each Sunday. We are certainly not a small church, but also not a mega-church. The check-in system I’ll show today is pretty scaleable, so it would work in smaller churches too. I’m not sure about mega-church, but my guess is that… Read More