Church Media Volunteers: You Are Not Alone

What was your first church media project? A sermon recording? Creative skit? Video announcements? Running the soundboard? Improving your church website? Before you took the leap, did you have butterflies in your stomach? The nervousness of getting the timing right…the worry of messing up, or being late…the fear of judgment from those you wanted to […]

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How To Showcase Your Church Culture On Social Media

You want more people engaging with your church social media, but what kinds of information are they looking for?  Why would they engage?? In this episode, Dave and Justin share 4 easy ways you can show your church’s values, strengths, and culture on social media. Subscribe on iTunes or Google Play Tool of the Week: Facebook […]

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Should Your Pastor Be a Blogger? Pastoral Blogs – Yay or Nay?

What is “Pastoral Blogging”?   What is a “Church Blog”?   Is blogging still relevant today?      Pastor blog trends that don’t work Inconsistent – There’s no one focusing and creating the content A 2nd or 3rd sermon in the week Blogging about things that don’t line up with the church’s mission Blog ideas […]

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iPhone 8, 8 Plus and the iPhone X – Holy Moly

Apple brought out a slew of iOS product updates recently.  Not only are we getting the new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, but they’ve leap-frogged some levels in both tech and numbering and announced the iPhone X. Kaleb Rutherford, host of Parent’s Press Play and my resident iOS nerd joins in this episode to discuss […]

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Facebook Groups for Churches and Facebook WATCH

Churches have had ‘small groups’ or ‘home groups’ for many years.  It’s a great way to bring the closeness and intimacy among members – especially in a large church.  Small groups are a great way to help ‘the church be the church’.   Extend Home Groups with Private Facebook Groups! Facebook groups…  heard of them […]

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Social Media for Churches with Heather Heuman

  Is your church social enough?   Is your church effectively using social media?  Does your church even care?  Should you??    Being on social media is more than just checking a box and saying “We have a Facebook page”. “Your [church’s] social media pages are actually the ‘front door’ of your church.  Maybe even […]

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Free Video Editing Software for MAC and PC

Editing software can be expensive.  Believe me, it’s gotten a lot better than it was 10-15 years ago.   I used to have to pay like $1200 for each version of the Adobe Master collection (all the apps).  Now I pay a small monthly rate for it, and keep all the software updated to the […]

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iTunes Updates: Seasons, Trailers and More

Apple recently rolled out some new podcasting tags to iTunes and iOS 11.   The new tags are designed with episodic content in mind.  Over the years, many podcasts have been created that are episodic in nature.  For years, podcasters have published in the Season / Episode format with the idea that users can better […]

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Should Your Church Live Stream? Is it Worth it?

We’re not sure if we should start live streaming our services.  We don’t know how many people will use it.  It may not be ‘worth it’… I’ve heard this more times than I really can believe.   Many small and medium sized churches, understandably, aren’t sure if putting ministry resources, money and staff or volunteers, […]

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