Category Archives: Tech Tips for Church Staff (and you)

Yes, the Pastor’s Email Can Be Read By Others, if….

In my last article, I wrote about the problems of keeping church email lists up to date. A reader responded asking “Can our web administrator read the pastor’s church email?” …and because the answer is “yes, it’s possible” I thought … Continue reading

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“User Unknown” -the problem of keeping church email lists up-to-date

Over the past few years churches has been moving towards EMAIL as the first communication of choice, rather than postal mail.  This is a good thing, unless that email address goes dead, …and they often do.  Postal addresses rarely had … Continue reading

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Creating Free Online Sign-up Forms and Questionnaires

This is another in a continuing series of tech tips for churches, a.k.a. “how to do it yourself without paying money” —church website construction tips from yours truly at www.sundaysoftware.com. May a thousand cats think I’m a scratching post if I’m … Continue reading

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Installing a “Fav” icon in your church website

Your church website should have a “fav icon” that visually stands out in the user’s browser. This is the icon that appears next to your website address in the URL field, and on the top of the tabbed window when a user … Continue reading

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How to open many websites with one click

I read or check about 12 different websites every morning, so I was looking for a way to open them all at once with ONE CLICK.  Of course, you can create separate bookmarks for each, but I wanted a one-click solution … Continue reading

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Making it Big in Windows -the Old Geezer Report

Tips for Old Eyes, and Remembering Names Yes, I’m getting older, but “THEY” are also making things harder to see and find! I have a beautiful 17″ laptop with a high resolution screen, –but darnit if I can’t regularly find my MOUSE … Continue reading

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Free Anti Virus Software: My experience

Occasionally someone will ask me, “What anti-virus software do you recommend?” And they are surprised when I tell them, “Get the FREE  anti-virus from AVG.”  It’s made  by Grisoft, a very good anti-virus developer, and millions of people use it.  www.free.avg.com … Continue reading

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Sermon Audio on the Church Website

We’ve been using a little digital recorder in the pulpit to record the pastor’s sermons and posting them on our church website. And so far, so good. We bought the Olympus WS-400s at Office Max for about $60. It has … Continue reading

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How to add a “Donate Now” button to your website

Recently I’ve been investigating how to add a “Donate Now” feature to four different non-profit websites which I help maintain. One is a church, another is a local soup kitchen ministry, another is a school for the disabled, and the fourth … Continue reading

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How fast is that laptop’s processor? (really)

A couple of years ago you could easily tell how fast your computer’s processor was. You knew a Pentium 4 was faster than a 3. You knew a 2.0 ghz P4 was faster than a 1.3 ghz P4. And you knew a “DualCore” … Continue reading

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Face(book) the Facts… why your church should be on Facebook

Recently, I wrote an article for my SundaySoftware.com subscribers about “New Tech and it’s implications for the Church.” (http://www.sundaysoftware.com/articles/newtech.htm)  It included info about how to set-up and use Twitter, Live Chat, and Email Newsletters to improve church communications –for free. I promised a follow-up specifically … Continue reading

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How to send email from your computer to a cellphone (or send text/photos from your cell to a computer)

How to send email from your computer to a cell phone. How to send a text message or photo from your cell phone to someone’s email address. _____________________________________________ This blog article is brought to you by www.sundaysoftware.com. Check out our … Continue reading

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