Who is Neil MacQueen?
you'll find in my
Animated Bible DVDs, dozens of great
Bible animated videos
the Bible DVDs... the new series from
the creator of VeggieTales
you'll find in my
Your Church --- improve the stuff you already do, change what you
don't do well, and do a better job of inviting, welcoming and
Advice for Church staff
& Advice to pastors and CE folks ---things I know now that I wish
Building a Better Church Website -- help, articles, resources, and
Green Jesus -- links to resources,
and practical ideas for
"going green" at church.
Bible Videos, Bible DVDs for children and youth,
Entertainment Videos, Visual Bible DVDs, and more.
I recommend you read (about the church, and in general).
on the Lam" ...Why I left my last church, ...and what I learned from
Go to my
my Church Ideas and Tech
View my Bible
Video recommendations at
The purpose of this site and blog:
I'm a Presbyterian
minister who has been serving in Christian education for
many years. Most people know me from my work with
software for Christian education (www.sundaysoftware.com),
and with the Workshop Rotation Model
(www.rotation.org) for Sunday School.
I've seen the
church from a unique perspective both as a
volunteer and pastor, and as a conference
speaker across the US and Canada. In addition to
my software and CE work I'm also a "parish
associate" for a local church. I've worked in large, medium and
small churches, and experimented with many new
ways of doing things.
As an "ordained
software developer" I've become a
go-to-techie for many friends and churches,
thus, -much of the technical advice in this
Along the way
I "lost my ability to hide my
incredulity"™ (!) ...and I've come to realize
this "loss" is both a gift and a
When I see things that shouldn't be,
or need to be -but aren't for some
dumb reason, I tend to speak up, --but only if
I'm also willing to work towards a solution.
Over the years
I've found many who agree with my concerns and
agree with my ideas and solutions, ...so I keep
offering them. My blog continues that sharing.
I've been called an
"expert" and "guru," but also a
and "loose cannon". Hopefully you'll notice
a theme in my posts: easy & workable solutions to
obvious problems. I consider myself a realist, and
believe in offering practical advice about things that
are important. I also believe in recommending
You can leave
'comments' after any post, and I invite you to
<>< Neil MacQueen,
the OCEAN imagery?
I'm an avid diver and kayaker. The photos in
various places in this blog are from St Croix,
one of my favorite places in the world.
--Interactive Bible story and Bible games
software! --cool tools for today's Sunday
Lots of good articles over there too.
sites to sundaysoftware.com