Category Archives: Tech

Virtual Organist

If your church… …struggles to find an organist to play for services …uses MIDI or Hymnsoft for services, but would appreciate something better …needs to find a way to give organists a Sunday off …wishes for a well-trained church organist to … Continue reading

Posted in Hymnody, Music, Tech, Worship | Leave a comment

Lutheran Public Radio – Music for the World

I’ve been listening to this whenever I can. Check it out! The reformer Martin Luther had this to say about the Holy Spirit, God’s Word and music: The Holy Ghost himself honors music as an instrument for his proper work … Continue reading

Posted in iPhone, Music, Tech | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

2011 Goals

The beginning of a new year is a typical time for people to make resolutions and set goals for the upcoming year. For me, it’s probably not so much that it’s the end of the year, but in the weeks … Continue reading

Posted in Ministry, Tech, Weblogs | Tagged , , | Leave a comment


I’m pretty happy to have been able to get the TomTom app for iPhone, thanks to an unexpected honorarium I received. The app is on sale for $49 for a couple weeks. I use the GPS feature on my phone quite … Continue reading

Posted in iPhone, Tech | Leave a comment

A CMS Wish List

I have written previously about the tools that a pastor uses as he carries out his ministry. From high-tech to low-tech, these tools assist the pastor in his work of caring for the flock. Church Membership Software is one such … Continue reading

Posted in iPhone, Ministry, Tech | 4 Comments

Bulletin Covers

At the beginning of Advent this past year our congregation stopped using the NPH bulletin covers. The covers feature full color pictures and usually have a phrase from one of the lessons for that Sunday of the church year. However, … Continue reading

Posted in Tech, Worship | Comments Off on Bulletin Covers

WELSTech Podcast

A number of weeks ago, I did an interview for the WELSTech podcast, which is produced by our Synod's Technology office. The episode with the interview was released today. The interview was about how the iPhone can be used as … Continue reading

Posted in Tech | Leave a comment

Kid Pictures

This evening I uploaded a couple albums of pictures from the kids' cameras. Both Hannah and Andrew have the Fisher-Price Digital Cameras, which they got as Christmas presents. The cameras don't take great pictures, but they're fun for the kids, … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Family, Tech | Leave a comment