The Harsh Cost of “We’re Not Ready for That”

In 1996, now megapastor Craig Groeschel was an associate pastor at a United Methodist Church in Oklahoma City. Like myself Craig studied business in college before choosing a life in ministry. In his book "Confessions of a Pastor" he alludes to presenting his church...

Reformation > Distruption

Disruption: when a new technology significantly changes the way people live or do business, often challenging the status quo. It was in 1996 when then Vice President of Intel, Steven McGeady, claimed that the new tech boom was akin to the Reformation. He called it The...

The Glocal Church

Glocal: The idea that something is both global and local at the same time on the internet. "You will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all of Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth” said Jesus in Acts 1:8. The ends of the earth have gotten a lot closer since...

Bricked Without Bytes

Bricked: When your device breaks down to the point you are left with a paperweight. Just six chapters into the Bible you can see God’s salvific work being accomplished through technology: Noah's Arc. There are innumerable ways God could have saved Noah and his crew....

Your Church Logo Should Evolve

Say your organization has a logo that's looking sad, dated, and uninspiring. Your first reaction would be to through it out the window, but that may not be the best choice, especially if your logo holds sentimental value and is recognizable. Instead you should...

The Ministry of the United Methodist Deacon

I just finished a whirlwind of conferences where I had the chance to fellowship with a lot of United Methodist Deacons. I myself am a provisional Deacon in the United Methodist Church, and hope to be Ordained next year. Most of you are probably familiar with the term...

Why I Do Technology Ministry

One of my church hero's is John Wesley, this isn't very surprising considering that I'm a United Methodist Deacon, but the reasons why I like Wesley are different than most. Like all reformation figureheads, Wesley Believed in using the printing press to spread the...

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