Communication Tools Guide

Communication Tools for Church Meetings

While multiple options for communication tools is no new thing, the major shift to remote work in every industry has greatly increased the need for powerful, effective, user-friendly collaborative communication tools. In the church realm, there are multiple situations where different groups of people need to communicate in different capacities. There is staff-to-staff communication (both…

return to site checklist

Return-To-Site: The Technology Checklist

Various local, state, and federal governments are beginning to release plans for reopening workplaces, churches, and other public spaces. Different government entities are recommending different timetables, strategies and plans, so people everywhere are considering the steps that they must take to be prepared to “re-enter” daily life in their specific context. As church doors begin…

secure wi-fi

Secure Wi-Fi for Churches: A Necessity, Not A Luxury

The Expectation: Robust, “All-the-time” Internet Access Today, people have an expectation of always-on connectivity and anytime access to Internet resources for information, banking, shopping, research, entertainment, social interaction, reading, communicating and so much more. They can get angry and frustrated when they cannot get online—even when flying in an airplane or traveling in fairly remote…

IT budget

How do I Create an IT Budget for my Church?

UPDATED FEBRUARY 2021 Technology as a Ministry Enabler Today, technology assumes a prominent place in the work of ministry. Education, communication, collaboration, evangelism, discipleship, training, operations, financial management, events, human resource management, compliance, and many other areas are all supported by technology. A myriad of hardware, software, technology processes, equipment, applications, and other options exist…

easter tech checklist

Technology Checklist for a Busy Sunday

There are a few times every year when attendance at church spikes dramatically. Easter Sunday and Christmas always see more faces than normal. Other times, the church may be sponsoring a conference or hosting a large event. The common experience during all of these times is a large, episodic influx of visitors. This influx creates…