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


Today I want to share something with you that will help you in studying the Bible. I recently had the chance to review the recent commentary on Haggai and Malachi written by Mignon Jacobs for the SWBTS Journal of Theology. I think this commentary is one that you’ll want to have in your personal library… Read More


For the past 6-8 weeks I’ve been leading my church through a migration from Planning Center for all of our church needs, to Elexio Community. A few years before that I didn’t so much lead as react to migrating from Membership Plus to Planning Center. Today I want to share the lessons I’ve learned from… Read More


I want to share an example of my church KPI dashboard today. This example is just a JPEG, so it will not dynamically update – we’ll talk more about that below. I’ll start with a picture of my church kpi dashboard, then get into the terms and specifics. This post fits into my series of… Read More


As a goal drive/achievement oriented person, I thought I would share my 2019 Tech Goals for my Church. I’ve got several of them! So, I’m going to keep the descriptions brief. 2019 Tech Goals for My Church #1 Setup a True “Online Campus” Finally move to the church online platform from Life.church. They have a… Read More


I’ve been reading the first part of a book called Data Analytics Made Accessible by Anil Maheshwari. His book sparked several Big Data Ideas for Church. FYI, I consider today’s post to build on the foundations I presented in my earlier posts Big Data and the 21st Century Church, and Using Big Data in a… 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 nearly crashed my whole church network recently. You’ll laugh when you find out how. But, I’m gonna make you work for the one thing that you should do right now to prevent it. You’re going on a journey with me… Friday Friday is my day off. I’m not at work on Friday. Except today,… Read More


Brace yourself for my Analysis of Easter 2018! Don’t worry I’m not evaluating anyone other than myself and the team effort at Greenwood this past easter. This will be a long and detailed post. So, if you aren’t up for that you can just skip down to the conclusion at the bottom. Analysis of Easter… Read More


On Sunday Mornings I have quite a few responsibilities so I’ve developed a Sunday Morning Tech Checklist. I’m not in charge of the musicians’ tech, but I am in charge of just about everything else that has to do with technology. I’ve found that it is very easy to overlook something when I’m rushed on… Read More