Many of you in smaller churches don’t realize how awesome using midi devices over a network with propresenter can be! The reason isn’t because you are a small church – it’s because you probably don’t have an audio guy who understands midi. If you do, rock on! Why Using Midi Devices Over a Network with… Read More


Basically you’re getting two posts today. Because of that, I’m giving you some insight into my personal life because it’s what I want to write about in one of these posts! Daylight Savings Time Daylight Savings Time is a ridiculous concept. Time cannot be saved, or gained! The older I get the harder it is… Read More


I teach a couple of basic bible reading classes each year at our church. They cover basic interpretive issues in the Old Testament and also in the New Testament. At the completion of one of the classes a person asked me for a book recommendation. They wanted to give a family member a book that… Read More


Let’s talk about CHMS, or Church Management Software comparison. Today I want to share a simple infographic that I created for a recent presentation in a staff meeting. Why Use an InfoGraphic for Church Management Software Comparison? This simple graphic was something I used while talking about the overall pros and cons of a few… Read More


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