A pastor’s perspective


How technology can help you respond in times of risk and crisis


Bring-your-own-device polices


Key considerations for developing one at your own church


Should your ministry “friend” job candidates on facebook?


By Dan Watson Many employers know that the fastest way to learn about job applicants is to Google their names and see what pops up on social media sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter. While social media might be an excellent source of information, you should be aware of the legal and ethical issues […]


Church software trends & twists

Cordova, TN-based Shelby Systems has been providing software to churches, parishes, denominational headquarters, independent ministries and development organizations since 1976



Faith Presbyterian Church in Cape Coral, FL, recently expanded its sanctuary and updated its audio system. The church also expanded its stage lighting and added projection. 

(Photo courtesy of Custom Sound Designs)

How one church (successfully) updated its technology and improved the worship experience.


Need an acoustical intervention?

Originally designed as acoustical wall panels for custom field painting, Tone Tiles™ are now 
available in larger sizes that mimic drywall but absorb sound rather than reflecting echoes back into a room. 

(Photo courtesy of 
Acoustics First 

By Nick Colleran and Jim DeGrandis The No. 1 cause of poor sound in a large space is inappropriate reverb time, or RT60 — the time it takes for sound to fully decay, 60 decibels down, from its initial impact. While a large, open hall might enhance a traditional choir and blend or average pitch, […]


Good Steward Awards 2013: Technology (Special Needs)

Grace Church (Eden Prairie, MN)



How to manage privacy and social media risk for religious and non-profit entities


Have phone, will travel


Fresh ideas for a tried-and-true connection tool


Think globally when it comes to notification technology

By RaeAnn slaybaugh When a church group travels within the United States, cell phone-based notification technology comes in handy in a variety of ways — for last-minute schedule changes, transportation issues, lost people, security concerns, safety announcements (weather threats and so on), and the coordination of daily events (meeting times and locations, important messages/instructions). What […]