I should start by saying that you cannot naitively create a map of people from planning center. However, it can be done, and I will show you how to do it quickly. The great thing is that it takes just a few minutes to update, so it isn’t much of a pain to change and… Read More


From time to time you will be asked to help someone setup their new phone. It’s a task I honestly do not enjoy. However, if you pay attention to a few tips I’ve got below, you can ensure that their device is more user-friendly than it would be if you didn’t help set it up.… Read More


We started using restream.io to simultaneously broadcast to 3 different channels. At Greenwood we send our live stream to Facebook Live, Periscope/Twitter, and Youtube. We are a church of about 800-900 in attendance at our physical location in Weatherford, TX. We decided a few years ago that we would use social media to try and… Read More


Today I want to discuss Christian Meditation: Reviving a Lost Art by Mark Hollis. He notes that the Psalms open with the righteous one meditating on God’s torah. In the same way physical exercise benefits the body, meditation produces health for your mind that enables it to perform at a higher level of efficiency (Location… Read More


I was recently asked to connect a portable building to our network. The portable building sits 650ft from the nearest building. Since network cables do not generally run more than 300ft this created a problem. My consultant suggested a radio system from Ubiquiti (specifically the Ubiquiti Nanobeam AC gen 2). The installation and setup stretched… Read More


I had the privilege to read Generation Z by James Emery White recently. This book truly was a privilege. I learned quite a bit from his calm and intentional writing style, not to mention the content. First, I’ll give a quick run-down of the contents of the book. His main thesis is that people under… Read More


I work as a full-time Small Groups/Media Pastor. It’s basically like having two part time jobs. I know a lot of you are in the same boat. Today I thought I’d list my top 4 distractions as a Media Pastor. The way I’m approaching this is to name the top 4 things that take me… Read More


Today I want to share with you a personal checklist that I’ve made for setting up the required technology for new hires at Greenwood Baptist Church. You can call this list steps for onboarding new hires with technology at church. I share this with you in hopes that it will streamline your setup with a… Read More


Do you ever wish that your life was a great story that would be told for years to come? John C. Maxwell addresses just that issue in his book Intentional Living. Maxwell is a believer, and if you read this book from that perspective it certainly has applications to ministry. His style of writing is… Read More