Learning to Pray As God Intended!
Timothy Burt Fresh Manna by Pastor Tim Burt Matthew 6:7 “And when you pray, do not use vain repetitions as the heathen do. For they think that they will be heard for their many words.” I’ve noticed that when people come to church, they often sit in the same seat or at least the same…
Is your church subject to GDPR and you don’t know it?
Many churches in the United States and dioceses are subject to the “General Data Protection Regulation” better known as GDPR if they meet specific criteria. The first question to ask is: “Does our congregation have members who are citizens or residents of any country in the European Union (EU)? The members can be short-timers, maybe they…
A quick guide to St. Paul’s travels according to today’s map — Aleteia — Catholic Spirituality, Lifestyle, World News, and Culture
From Athens to Corinth, passing through Antioch and Ephesus, St. Paul spent time in most of the cities that made up the known world during his time.As it is written in the Acts (22:21), Paul was the missionary selected by God to spread the Gospel throughout what at the time was considered the “whole world.”…
Do you run out of fingers counting the number of unchurched or de-churched people you know?
I am guessing you need to be an octopus with many tentacles to count the number of people you know probably. Now, why is that? We must be open to INNOVATION and where it comes to play in our mission. For starters, stop thinking of innovation as something that is technology or something that only…
Opinion: The flagship new iPhones were totally overshadowed by the Watch and the iPhone XR — 9to5Mac
There’s usually one star of the show when it comes to September Apple events: that year’s flagship new iPhone models. That’s usually true even in S-model years. But it wasn’t the case yesterday. The flagship new iPhones – the XS and the XS Max (I still can’t believe Apple chose that name) – were actually… via…
Jony Ive on Apple Watch Series 4: ‘Every bone in my body tells me this is very significant’ — 9to5Mac
Following the introduction of the Apple Watch Series 4 yesterday at Steve Jobs Theater, Apple’s Chief Design Officer Jony Ive offered his thoughts on the future of wearable technology and what drives himself and the entire design team to continue pushing the Apple Watch ahead. Ive seldom comments publicly on Apple’s design decisions, but has… via…
“Lo! He Comes with Clouds Descending” – a Meditation (1) — All Along the Watchtower
Original hymn by Charles Wesley. Lo! He comes with clouds descending, Once for favored sinners slain; Thousand thousand saints attending, Swell the triumph of His train: Hallelujah! Hallelujah! Hallelujah! God appears on earth to reign. Riding on the Clouds was a sign of divinity in Old Testament times. This verse draws on the descriptions of […]…
Has your Church been NIST’d?
Here is a framework that all churches and religious organizations can work with to better understand and prepare themselves for cyber attacks and protecting their data. The guidance encourages organizations such as churches to secure data from a privacy perspective and maintain security from a cyber perspective. This is called the NIST framework. NIST is…
3 Ingenious ways to combine exercise and prayer, and find time for both — Aleteia — Catholic Spirituality, Lifestyle, World News, and Culture
Why not work the body and the soul simultaneously? via 3 Ingenious ways to combine exercise and prayer, and find time for both — Aleteia — Catholic Spirituality, Lifestyle, World News, and Culture
Churches live in a world of continuous compromise
“All organizations should now assume that they are in a state of continuous compromise.” — GartnerGroup 2016 “Error, indeed is never set forth in its naked deformity, lest, being thus exposed, it should at once be detected.” – St. Irenaeus What does a statement like the two above mean to your church and the various diocese,…