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Welcome to the Concordia Technology Solutions Resources Center. Here you will find a collection of articles, ebooks, webinars, and other tools to help you leverage technology in your ministry.

  • Technology & Your Ministry

    Technology & Your Ministry

    At Concordia Technology Solutions, we believe that technology can help you accomplish the management side of church work, so that you have more time for the real tasks of ministry.

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  • Choosing Communication Channels Based on Your Audience33:41

    Choosing Communication Channels Based on Your Audience

    What is your communication framework? Are there channels you could take out or channels you should add?

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  • Understanding Vocation in a Machine-Filled World25:15

    Understanding Vocation in a Machine-Filled World

    As we look to the future and see previously viable careers disappear, it’s easy to get concerned about where humans will find value in this brave new world. Be of good cheer, though, because there’s m

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  • Choosing Communication Channels Based on Your Audience

    Choosing Communication Channels Based on Your Audience

    It seems there is a new communication channel introduced weekly, if not daily! Some have been long lived, like Facebook, and some were one-hit wonders only to fizzle out, like Vine....

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  • Plan Once, Export in Multiple Formats  Lutheran Service Builder1:00:53

    Plan Once, Export in Multiple Formats Lutheran Service Builder

    Learn how you can save time in your worship preparations by planning your service all at once, then exporting it in the various formats you need. We’ll cover all the export options—regular and large p

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  • Understanding Vocation in a Machine-Filled World

    Understanding Vocation in a Machine-Filled World

    There’s a story that’s told of a wise man to whom a king was indebted. The king offered him his choice of any reward in the kingdom, but the wise man demurred. Instead he asked only...

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  • Should My Church Use Screens in Worship?24:55

    Should My Church Use Screens in Worship?

    Should your church use screens during worship? Here’s how worship arts director, Andrew Osborne recommends you go about making that decision.

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  • Should My Church Use Screens during Worship?

    Should My Church Use Screens during Worship?

    Maybe you’re at a church plant that is outgrowing its space, moving to a new location, and deciding to bring in new technology in the form of worship screens. Maybe your church building...

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  • Peace in the Chaos: Managing Stress during Holy Week24:47

    Peace in the Chaos: Managing Stress during Holy Week

    What can we do when the schedule is packed and we feel like we’re juggling twelve things while hopping on one foot and playing a banjo? Here are some tips from Pastor Daniel Ross about managing stress

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  • Peace in the Chaos: Managing Stress During Holy Week

    Peace in the Chaos: Managing Stress During Holy Week

    This is not a usual Concordia Technology Solutions blog post. In fact, there will be very little discussion about technology at all. No trends, no flashing doodads, no talk about social...

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  • Segmenting Your Social Media Audiences for More Targeted Posts18:26

    Segmenting Your Social Media Audiences for More Targeted Posts

    Chances are the audiences for your church bulletin, social media, and website are similar but not exactly the same, and they need to hear slightly different things from you. Here are some tips for seg

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  • Segmenting Your Social Media Audiences for More Targeted Posts

    Segmenting Your Social Media Audiences for More Targeted Posts

    Social media is an interesting paradox. On one hand, it’s really easy to use, and its strength lies in the fact that almost anyone can use it. (Not everyone should, mind you, but...

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  • Harnessing Technology So It Doesn’t Harness Us35:29

    Harnessing Technology So It Doesn’t Harness Us

    DCE Katy Munson advocates approaching the conversation on how much and when to use technology from a stewardship perspective—managing the resources God has given to us, particularly in our homes.

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  • Harnessing Technology So It Doesn’t Harness Us

    Harnessing Technology So It Doesn’t Harness Us

    “Science Finds, Industry Applies, Man Conforms.” These words were deemed the unofficial motto for the 1933–34 World’s Fair in Chicago. More than eighty years have passed since that...

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  • Building Individual Relationships with Social Media34:48

    Building Individual Relationships with Social Media

    We often talk about using social media for church communications, but what about using it to build individual relationships? Watch as Peter Frank talks with Pastor Donald Antor about how he uses Insta

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  • Churchgoer Giving Study: New Findings, Surprising Insights53:48

    Churchgoer Giving Study: New Findings, Surprising Insights

    Vanco Payment Solutions conducted an online survey of more than 1,000 churchgoers in August 2017, following up on their groundbreaking research from two years ago. While the results continue to show s

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  • Facebook Post Generator for Easter

    Facebook Post Generator for Easter

    It can be hard to give your members the spiritual care they need when so many things need to be planned during Lent! In times like this especially, we want to help you spend less time...

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  • The Next Great Debate: Will Video Be the New Norm?

    The Next Great Debate: Will Video Be the New Norm?

    Peter Frank and I get along pretty well. In fact, if we ever had the chance to meet in person, I am sure we would both be more than happy to get coffee together and talk technology,...

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  • 6 Questions to Ask Before Adopting New Technology29:26

    6 Questions to Ask Before Adopting New Technology

    Our desire to connect with God’s people via the latest and greatest methods can lead us to implement technologies without considering the impacts they can have. Here are questions to ask before your c

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  • 2017 Churchgoer Giving Study: New Findings, New Surprises

    2017 Churchgoer Giving Study: New Findings, New Surprises

    This post was written by Richard Bauer, e-Giving Ambassador for Vanco Payment Solutions, and originally appeared on the Vanco blog. Vanco Payment Solutions is the exclusive e-Giving...

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  • 6 Questions to Ask Before Adopting New Technology

    6 Questions to Ask Before Adopting New Technology

    Technology touches all aspects of our lives. From the ways we work, play, create, and learn all the way to how we spend our final days, technology plays a significant role in what’s...

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