In this post, I’ll detail how I use planning center workflows for first time guests. You may choose to apply these concepts in different ways, or even by means of a different software. I’ll be making some detailed comments about how to do things in Planning Center People, but the general concepts can be transferred… Read More


SurveyMonkey in a local church is a really good idea. Today I’d like to outline 3 of those uses, and show how to set up each use-case. SurveyMonkey isn’t the only service available, but it is easy to use, and offers a valuable free plan that gives plenty of features. SurveyMonkey in a Local Church… Read More


Today I want to share my experience with the WordPress All-In-One for Dummies book. This book is aimed at people who have absolutely no experience with wordpress (the website software). In other words, if you have no idea what wordpress is, this is the place to start. I got my copy from my local library… Read More


I believe we are at the point where every church should have a church wifi with captive portal. But what does that even mean? Find out below! What Church WiFi with Captive Portal means To give the most simple explanation, I’ll start by asking have you ever been to Chick-fil-a, or another casual dining restaurant?… Read More


Let me tell you a little story. I call it, Lessons Learned from a Bad Church Mailer… On January 8th I went to my mailbox just like any other day. I opened the door and reached inside, then pulled out my mail. As walked back up the sidewalk I thumbed through the mail. I noticed… Read More


digital communication

I was recently asked how to effectively communicate (digitally) to a medium sized group. Every now and then someone will ask me a question that I actually feel like I can answer, like effectively communicating to a medium group. Let me start with describing why I’ve labelled this a medium sized group question. I majored… Read More