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Archive for the ‘Media Ministry’ Category

How is technology impacting ministry?

March 6, 2009

Here are some of the technologies that are impacting ministries and churches around the world.: Texting.  I had the opportunity to text the Gospel to a former student of mine.  Some youth pastors are using texting for discipleship purposes. Multi-site.  Whether by satellite or DVDs, multi-site is allowing a communicators to multiply their impact. Youversion […]

Youth Ministry Resources

January 19, 2009

People sometimes ask me, “Where do you get the stuff you use for the youth ministry?”  This post will list websites that I have used.  Click on the names in gray to go to their website.   Dare 2 Share Ministries – We’ve been to their conferences and love it!  The website has free resources […]

Multimedia Resources

January 14, 2009

I often get asked, “Where do you get your videos?”  This post will attempt to answer that question.  Just click on each name to go to the site.  Gray type is hyperlinked on this blog. Free Resources Lifechurch.tv   Provide series graphics, messages, youth ministry, children’s ministry, and worship videos.  Lifechurch.tv offers all these in DVD […]

What if worship was like an NBA game?

January 11, 2009

I saw this video on youtube and thought that it was funny:

Church online…

December 27, 2008

I went to church online for the Christmas Eve service at lifechurch.tv.  This was the second time I have checked their services out online.  The first time, my internet connection wasn’t quite fast enough and the video feed would switch to audio only.  This time it was much better.  The worship time was great.  I […]

VideoTeaching.com

December 6, 2008

VideoTeaching.com is coming soon and wants your suggestions!  This website will provide video teaching from some of the best communicators to any church for free.  This will allow small churches who don’t have a pastor to fill their pulpit.  It also allows pastors that are on vacation to have a great teacher fill in for […]

Once you go Mac, you never…

November 21, 2008

I got my mac Wednesday and I’ve been experiencing a learning curve.  One of the biggest changes, is the mac doesn’t have a right click.  I’m used to right clicking all the time.  This is by far the fastest computer I’ve ever had.   I’ve been playing with the ProPresenter demo.  It seems like a […]

ahh…good times…

November 14, 2008

I was driving today thinking about how awesome it is that video messages are allowing talented communicators to make a great impact for God.  Then, I had a flashback that made me smile.  When I was in 6th grade(1990), my brothers and I went to a small Christian school.  I worked mostly by self-pace.  My […]

A Sr. Adult Choir that is Relevant

November 8, 2008

Todd Rhoades had this posted on his blog and I thought you might enjoy it.

Innovative vs Entertaining vs Boring

October 25, 2008

I caught a short segment on TBN with Kirk Cameron and Ron Luce.  They said that research shows that up to 88% of churched teenagers will leave the church after high school.  Cameron said that he thinks some are leaving because youth ministries are entertaining kids and feeding them pizza without connecting them with a […]