Bricked Without Bytes

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

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

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

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...

Good Ideas vs. Ideas that Do Good

Good Ideas vs. Ideas that Do Good

Here's a quick story I made up to illustrate a common church conundrum. Let’s call our first congregant Amy. Amy is highly involved in leadership and has an opinion about everything. Every time something goes wrong, Amy is quick to point out what we should be doing...

Digital Proficiency Matters

Digital Proficiency Matters

Let me be upfront. I am not a digital native. I am a resident alien in all places wireless, HTML, and electronic. In seventh grade, while all of my peers were excited about fancy keyboards which would allow a person to press a button and play Ode to Joy with a Salsa...

Systemically Sinful Algorithms

Systemically Sinful Algorithms

The recent exposition of Facebook's psychological experiments on it's users raises of bevvy of questions related to the moral use of algorithms. First off, here's a quick primer on what an "algorithm" is as it relates to social media. An algorithm is a complex...

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