Following my thoughts on Google Plus, I have been thinking a lot about social media the last couple days. Maybe it has to do with my involvement in the redesign of our church's website. Maybe it is because there seem to be so many social networks out there today. In fact, I believe I am … Continue reading Social Media and the Church
Many of you know that I'm pretty much a tech-geek. Not only do I enjoy video games, I've been interested in technology in general for as long as I can remember. Recently, the topic of social networking has been on my mind. On top of my personal presence, I've been wondering what type of presence … Continue reading Early Thoughts on Google Plus
It has happened. I've gotten to the point when I have started saying, "I remember when..." I don't feel old, but when I think back to my short time on earth, there have been so many things that have happened. Most recently, the topic of computers brought these words to my mouth. Specifically, it was … Continue reading I Remember When… Computer Memories
Check out this awesome video from North Point's iBand. They perform Carol of the Bells, Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree, and Feliz Navidad using only iPads and iPhones. You've got to admit that it brings a smile to your face!
Are you a parent or youth leader? Have you worried a bit about the safety of social networking, specifically Facebook? If so, I have the resource for you. ConnectSafely and the iKeepSafe Coalition have put together a 32-page guide called, "A Parent's Guide to Facebook." Also, there is a link below giving you a quick … Continue reading YM Resource – A Parent’s Guide to Facebook
If you are a youth worker or parent and have ever asked yourself, "What does that even mean?" when a teen sends you a text message, then this tool is for you. With the way culture is going, teenagers have even began moving "text speak" into their everyday spoken language. So, if you need help deciphering what … Continue reading YM Resource – Teen Chat Decoder Dictionary
Many of you know that one of my biggest hobbies is video games. In fact, I even blog for a site called WiiNintendo. This has taken me to places I never thought I would be, including the E3 Expo. Because I also am a student minister, I often think about how I can combine these … Continue reading YM Resource – FamilyFriendlyVideoGames.com
This past weekend, Yvette and I flew to California for a national video game championship -- Wii Games Summer 2010. It all started last month when we competed at our local Six Flags. As several of our high school youth group students cheered us on, we ended up winning the adult category, securing our spot … Continue reading Wii Games Summer 2010
Today, I have a different purpose for writing. Instead of sharing what is on my mind or pouring out some heartfelt thoughts, I'm asking a question. While many people have already jumped on the bandwagon, purchasing an iPad, I stayed back. For the most part, I was not sure I could justify a large purchase … Continue reading iPad for Ministry?
No, I would not consider myself an artist, but this new [free] app for the Nintendo DSi is pretty cool. I'm more excited to see what others will create and post. If you want to check out my page, click here. My first flipnote video (and only, as of this posting) is called Goal! It's … Continue reading My Flipnote Studio