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Technology should not transform ministry, but rather do the things that people don’t have to do so they can do what they do best.

Using Bootstrap Framework to Make Mobile Web Design Easier

By Rev. Bill Johnson | Apr 25, 2016 9:00:00 AM

One of the hardest things for a web designer to do, especially one who’s just getting started, is to design a website that looks and functions well on a variety of screen sizes. 

Sites today not only have to deal with the old standard 1024x768, but they also need to adapt to resolutions as low as your smaller smartphones (320x480) and as high as your 4k monitors (3840x2160).  Not only do you need to be resolution aware, but you also need to ensure your site functions across a variety of operating systems, browsers and versions. 

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Designing for the Mobile Web

By Rev. Bill Johnson | Mar 29, 2016 9:00:00 AM

It’s hard to believe that it’s been almost nine years since Apple introduced the iPhone, arguably the first mainstream smartphone. (There were other companies that tried, but Apple was the first to truly break in to the general market.)

Since then millions of people have purchased iPhones and Android-based smartphones. Those folks are often texting, Tweeting, and Facebooking, sometimes sending email, rarely making phone calls, but most of all they’re surfing the web, all on their mobile devices.

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How to Design a Logo for Your Church

By Ann Ciaccio | Mar 24, 2016 9:00:00 AM

A logo is considered an essential part of an organization, be it business or non-profit. But what about congregations? Should they have individual logos?

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Who Are You? Defining Your Church’s Identity

By Ann Ciaccio | Mar 1, 2016 9:00:00 AM

“Who are you? Who? Who? Who? Who?”

Sound familiar? It follows with “I really wanna know.” For younger people (or those that don’t listen to classic music) it’s the lyrics from a 1978 song by the WHO. It is also the question being asked by people who do not know your congregation.

When it comes to defining the identity of your church, the question you need to ask yourself is, “What are we telling them?”

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3 Effortless Ways to Encourage Reflection During Lent (+ FREE graphics kit)

By Amanda Lansche | Jan 29, 2016 10:30:00 AM

During Lent, we spend time reflecting on our sins and need for a Savior, celebrating our Baptism and the salvation won through the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ! It’s a great opportunity to reach out to your members and community, encouraging people to set aside time for reflection.

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7 Shareable Christmas Graphics for Your Church (Free downloads!)

By Amanda Lansche | Dec 21, 2015 2:00:00 PM

We know you’re busy, so I’m going to keep this short and sweet!

Your members are probably busy, too. Think wrapping presents, baking cookies, parties with family and friends—it’s a (hopefully) fun sort of chaos this time of year.

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11 Photos You Really Need to Take This Christmas

By Amanda Lansche | Dec 17, 2015 10:30:00 AM

When I start working on my Christmas cards every year, I find myself wishing for a really awesome photo.

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3 Ways to Show You're Thankful for Your Members (Plus, a free graphic!)

By Amanda Lansche | Nov 26, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

Today and this weekend, take a moment to reach out to your church members with a heartfelt thank you. Here are just three ideas to show your members how much you appreciate them.

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The Complete Guide to Advent Photo-a-Day Challenges

By Seth Hinz | Nov 25, 2015 4:00:00 PM

’Tis the season to bring a little Advent/Christmas spirit to social media!

Imagine a month where you didn’t need to think about what you were going to post on social media. Pretty great, huh? Better yet, imagine a month where members of your church are creatively generating images that you collect and share throughout the Advent season. Sound too good to be true?

Enter the Advent Photo-a-Day Challenge.

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7 Ways to Get Great Photos at Church Events

By Hannah Osborne | Nov 19, 2015 10:00:00 AM

When it comes to taking photos at events, it’s hard to capture a moment that actually looks good! All too often, event pictures turn out blurry, dark, or out of focus, or they manage to catch someone right as he puts a huge bite of cake into his mouth.

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