We use a free ticketing system for church events that we expect to push the capacity of our building. Ticketing helps us balance attendance across multiple time slots, and locations. Why Use a Free Ticketing System for Church Events? In our context at Greenwood Baptist Church, we have certain events that draw crowds large enough… Read More


What do you do with a pile of old electronics at church? Maybe you are like me. Maybe you have held onto some pieces of technology at church and now you have a pretty sizeable pile of junk taking up space. What Do You Do with a Pile of Old Electronics at Church? Step 1… Read More


Last week we talked about Midi Over Network (part 1). This post assumes that you’ve read and enacted what we talked about last week….This week we talk troubleshooting Midi over network. More specifically, I’ll walk you through the problems I had to troubleshoot to get everything to work on my network. Properly Configuring the Midi… Read More


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


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


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


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