Jesus said… 23 “Therefore, if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother or sister has something against you, 24 leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to them; then come and offer your gift. (Matthew 5:23-24 NIV). Even before the first souls were taken […]
In honor of Black History month my dear pastor friend in Chicago posted a short quiz in the church Bulletin last weekend. I decided to post some of the questions here… It is inspiring to learn the amazing things that Black Americans have done to make this country great. Test your knowledge of Black History […]
In this corner…The I.T. Pro… When I start to talk about using Information Technology “best practices” for churches and non-profits, professionals who work in such organizations day-to-day shutter. Let’s face it, I.T. has a bit of a reputation for applying a heavy draconian hand when it comes to setting I.T. policies and standards. In many […]
I recently created a simple tool to help me effectively calculate the Availability, Reliability and Maintainability of I.T. Services. I find that such tools offer some helpful objectivity to the often chaotic world of Non-profit organizational management I work in. I hope that this tool helps people learn and apply these simple disciplines to their own I.T. […]
This is just a short post today…I promise. Not long ago I was speaking with a dear friend and mentor of mine back in the Chicagoland area. His name is Dave Braunschweig. Dave is a professor at a local college up there. The guy is one of those super scary smart people, a amazing teach and […]
Availability What? So here’s the scenario. One of the many hats you are wearing at the non-profit organization that you work for is to oversee I.T. services. In this role you are asked to find a new hosted service to manage payroll. You are very familiar with the business processes that support payroll functions for […]
Make it easier for photographers in your organization to share images with website content managers by pointing a web address “sub domain” directly to the wordpress media upload page. This video will show end users how to upload media once the web address has been implemented.
I have had the great privilege of working with a tremendous non-profit organization for the past couple days. The organization is WatchKnowLearn. They have developed an amazing free educational wiki along with a very effective tool for help kids learn to read called Reading Bear, http://www.readingbear.org. This Adobe Flash based system is easily accessed over a browser […]