bibliography of the old testament

A Bibliography of the Old Testament often appears at the end of a syllabus. Those things tend to be lengthy, and point you to really thick books. As a guy who likes to read that stuff, I think those lists have their place – but that place is not the internet. Why a Digital Bibliography of… Read More


preserve unity

A few years ago I was a part of a church split. Yep, rather than preserve unity we parted ways. I know this has little to do with technology, but it’s been on my mind this week. Nearly 10 years later With the benefit of hindsight and some personal growth in Christ, I’ve decided that… Read More


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


Making Small Groups Work by Henry Could and John Townsend written in 2003. This review was written for this blog to help Small Group Leaders. Summary of Making Small Groups Work The book sets forth some lofty aims in terms of audience: “1) The pastor or overseer of small groups who needs a simple tool… 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


Transformational Discipleship Gieger/Kelly/Nation 2012   This book is a collaborative effort that relies on research done by the lifeway research team and the pew organization. The describe discipleship as something which occurs in various levels, and to various degrees. They look for a “sweet spot” which is visualized as the intersection of three circles on… 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