Today I’d like to talk about Easter Technology. This past Easter Sunday (well really the weekend) at Greenwood, we made use of several technological tools. That’s what I’d really like to talk about here. Facebook Ads We set up a facebook ad that was an image of an excited crowd during worship with the text… Read More


The Digital Divide is a very real thing. I first thought about this idea some time ago when I pondered the different views of technology between an older generation and my own view. But a couple of factors (going to Haiti, and working in a church again) have caused me to revisit the idea. I’ve… Read More


Technology goes to Haiti to die. I mean that literally. When I was in Haiti (in January 2016), I was amazed at the lack of recent technology. It wasn’t just that only some people had mobile phones, it was that of the few phones I saw they were mostly 4yrs old or more. In fact,… Read More


Creating your own flashcards is easy. Last time I talked about a flashcard app for your phone, and now I’ll show you an easy way to make them. This technique will work for any subject matter and in several languages. So here we go… Creating the Flashcards 1. Point a web browser to https://quizlet.com/create-set and you’ll see… Read More


According to Wikipedia, the digital divide is an economic and social inequality with regard to access to, use of, or impact of information and communication technologies (ICT). The divide within countries (such as the digital divide in the United States) may refer to inequalities between individuals, households, businesses, or geographic areas, usually at different socioeconomic… Read More


What is Transhumanism? Transhumanism is a word that has nothing to do with sexual orientation. Instead, “Transhumanism looks at not just augmenting or bypassing the frailties of the human body but also improving intelligence, eradicating diseases and disabilities, and even equipping us with greater empathy. The goal is to stay alive as long as possible, as… Read More


I use wunderlist to manage my tasks and to do lists across all of my devices. Yes, there are lots and lots of apps you could use. Why do I use Wunderlist? I use it because its simple enough to be used as a substitute for a piece of paper, and complex enough to allow… Read More


security

Today I’ve been thinking about a new church website for greenwood.church, where I work. You see we’ll be launching a new website for the new year (finally). One thing I had not really thought about was digital security at church. But when I mentioned the idea of a new website to one of our media… Read More


Sometimes Technology can disrupt worship. We’ve all been in a service where a cellphone rang and the entire room groaned. But that’s not actually what I’m talking about. Through the advancement of technological tools, the way that we worship God has actually changed. In the picture, you see the inside of a sanctuary that was… Read More


phone and table

I came across an interesting article describing the way tech has disrupted 4 different industries. This article got me thinking, in what ways has technology disrupted the way churches worship, disciple or evangelize. So, I’ll deal with each of those issues in a separate blog post. Today I’ll address the way I’ve seen older models… Read More