The Future of Online Schools [Infographic]

How should the church respond?

From ChurchTechToday.com … No longer confined by location, you can obtain a degree from the school of your choice in almost any topic. This opens great possibilities of continued education for church staff and volunteers. As you look over the following infographic, consider how far education has come. Note the trends toward interactive education and how […]

Tech Tools to Supercharge Your Bible Study

Chris’ Take: This is a basic list by ChurchMag, but it also provides a good starting point…and most of the tools are free to use. When people think about apps for Bible studies, they are almost always limited to just Bible apps. It’s understandable that when it comes to Bible studies, our minds instantly go […]

New Online Class Attempts to Bring Mentorship via Distance Learning

Chris’ Take: Here’s a new online discipleship program. I can’t vouch for the content quality, but it’s interesting to see folks begin attempting to develop a mentoring process through an online platform. Education is about gathering knowledge; it’s important, but impotent. Mentoring is about gathering wisdom, and it’s essential. When the right knowledge and the proven […]

Learning Trends Coming To Your Church in 2015?

We live in exciting yet challenging times. With each passing year it seems the ability to communicate and share information via technology reaches new heights. Yet, with so many avenues to communicate, our culture suffers greatly with information overload, which contributes to decreased learning. Like it or not, your church is impacted by this phenomenon. […]

How Is Your Church Embracing Mobile Learning?

Mobile Learning Spike BeginsMobile learning has been around in the mainstream for a few years now, but to date it really hasn’t experienced its spike. I believe that in 2015 we will start to see rise of this likely monumental peak. There are a few reasons, but mainly the advancements in the technology (think smartphones […]

Day 7: How to Teach The Entire Bible: A Long-Range Approach To Sermon Planning and Development

During my 20-plus years in full-time ministry, I’ve seen a wide variety of teaching methods employed on Sunday mornings. While I have never served as a full-time teaching pastor, my role typically involves a lot of planning and development of support materials and coordinated teaching curriculum. In this blog post, I want to provide you […]