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


I love the feeling of a brand new app. I actually enjoy figuring out all the ins and outs of new software. Then there are some apps that are so much a part of what our team does daily that it seems like we couldn’t function without them. So here is a list of 4… 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


At Greenwood we have about 200 children come through our check-in system for children each Sunday. We are certainly not a small church, but also not a mega-church. The check-in system I’ll show today is pretty scaleable, so it would work in smaller churches too. I’m not sure about mega-church, but my guess is that… Read More


This post will detail the use-case, installation, and operation of a J-Tech A/V Network Matrix Switch as a video router within the building at Greenwood Baptist Church in Weatherford, TX. Most modern buildings have some sort of video distribution system in them running alongside, or even through their data network. This church building needs to… Read More


From Here to Maturity is a book about Overcoming the Juvenilization of American Christianity, written by Thomas E. Bergler. In this post, I’ll review the book along with a short evaluation for its use in Small Group Ministry in a Local Church, like Greenwood.   Overview of From Here to Maturity This book begins with… Read More


What does my home technology look like? Since I spend a lot of time keeping up with and interacting with the world of technology people ask me that question frequently. It’s probably different than you think. What My Home Technology is Not Pastors do not choose their job because of the earnings potential so I… Read More


This post details how we created a ProPresenter install in a Small Room. You will get an inside look at the details of what we did, how we did it, and what equipment was purchased. Let’s start off with a “before” picture: This room will be used for large-group time for our Middle School Ministry.… Read More


Today I want to show you How to use an iPad or Tablet in a local church. At Greenwood we have somewhere in the neighborhood of 20 iPads that are put to use every weekend. In this post I’ll detail the many different use cases for iPads or Tablets that we’ve found. Kiosk for Registrations… Read More