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Top 20 Apps I Use Everyday

2 Mar , 2016  

   The top twenty apps on my phone that I use everyday, every week, every month, for collaboration, communication, and productivity. Outlook Fantastical Slack Facebook / Hootsuite / Instagram Dropbox / Drive Downcast / OverDrive Mindmeister ScanBot Toggl UpWork Freshbooks Retype / Over / Adobe Post / Layout Waze What other app should I consider […]

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Interview: Justin Trapp of MinistryPass.com

1 Mar , 2016  

Today I got to sit with @JustinTrapp who is the founder of a church media resource site called MinistryPass.com. I love this resource that Justin has built because it is targeting the “small guy” in the church world — churches with 300 or less attendees.  That description is one that is shared by the majority of […]

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Your Church Needs To Consider Digital Payments - infographic inside

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3 Reasons Why Your Church Needs To Consider Mobile Giving For Offering & Tithes

29 Feb , 2016  

Are you still depending on people to pull out their wallets and checkbooks during our church service? Are you passing the offering plate down the line without any thought to what might be better, easier, preferred by those that are giving to support your church?  Does your entire offering time revolve around your church, staff […]

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doug turner - culture of ready - generosity interview with Kenny Jahng

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Gabbing About Generosity: Culture of Ready with Doug Turner

25 Feb , 2016  

Today I sat down with Doug Turner of Culture of Ready. He’s an industry veteran helping churches and ministries raise over $1 Billion during his tenure in this role.    One of the things that I really was looking forward to hearing about is Doug’s notion that communities that understand good stewardship and generosity don’t […]

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Download: “Get Your Tail To Church This Easter” Graphic

24 Feb , 2016  

One of the most popular images on my other blog is this one promoting Easter at church:    Every year about this time I get requests via email saying they found the image on my blog and could they get a copy to use in their church marketing promotion for Easter services. Here’s where you […]

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KIDS ANSWER: If you could have dinner with anyone dead or alive, who would it be?

17 Feb , 2016  

This is a brilliant video. If you are a family, if you are a parent, you’ll want to just tear up when watching this one. At least that’s what over 4.4 MILLION other people are doing watching it. Masterfood Beautiful video – a complete surprise… love family! Posted by Overdownunder on Sunday, February 14, 2016   […]

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Leaders Are Readers: How to Speed Read So You Can Read A Book A Week

15 Feb , 2016  

So as I get back into the rhythm of reading books this year (instead of just consuming podcasts, videos, webinar, etc for learning), I am beginning to reach back deep into the toolbox and figure out just how I’m going to fit in all this reading with my “Leaders Are Readers New Year’s Resolution.” I’ve […]

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Leaders are Readers

12 Feb , 2016   Video

Continuing my New Year’s Resolutions with my “Leaders are Readers” Reading Challenge.  Trying to be consistent in reading at least 2 new book each month this year. What’s the most interesting, engaging book you’ve read this past year? Please leave a recommendation below so I can consider it for my book reading list this year.

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Lip Dub: Snow Day Edition Video

11 Feb , 2016   Video

Lip Dubs have come to full maturity when your kid’s school start putting them out as part of official communications. Love seeing the creativity of the students in my kids’ high school. Kids all love Mr. Leef’s voice on the other end of the phone when the it rings day or night as his classic Mr Announcer […]

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Church Giving Generosity Podcast

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3 Obstacles Keeping Your Church From Adopting Online & Digital Giving

11 Feb , 2016  

Last week we kicked off the discussion and had a lively chat. Today we continue the discussion, talk about 3 big obstacles for why churches aren’t adopting online and mobile giving options for receiving the offering & tithes during a church worship service. We even make a friend on the net and invite Alfredo into […]

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20 Social Media Tools You Should Know About

We Asked Influential Church Communicators To Share Their List of Go-To Social Media Tools