Easy Tool for Translating Ministry Phone Apps


TntMPD started out as a personal hobby for Troy Wolbrink in 1997. He wrote it to meet his own need to stay better organized as a Campus Crusade for Christ staff member. Little did Troy know, but God had some plans for his contact management / database software that included Estonia, Poland, and an evangelistic tool on a mobile app, God Tools.

His TntMPD translation tools were almost exactly what the developers for God Tools needed.

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2013 in Review at e4e


WordPress.com prepared a 2013 annual report for eQuipping for eMinistry. Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 27,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 10 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

To God be the glory!

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What’s Trending Today? Mandela, World Cup Draw, and… Shopping


If a big event occurs in current events, I check out Nibbo.com to see “what’s trending.” I expect to see the major headlines show up, so I checked today, but found Nelson Mandela didn’t show up in the top twenty Google searches (maybe he did yesterday) I was surprised by the trends, in the U.S.,for Google searches. [Read moe...]

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What’s Ahead for You in 2014


Have you thought about including tech-learning in your personal or ministry goals for next year? Are you ready to make some significant or long-term changes? I’m giving you a heads-up today, so you’ll be aware of what I’m planning for 2014 to help staff with their tech skills. You can also have a say in what those plans could be.

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Am I Too Loud or Not Loud Enough? (Guest Post)


Recently a friend of mine gave me some painful, but perhaps truthful advice: “Stop preaching so much on Facebook, I find it offensive.” Ouch. That hurt. But rather than send back a quick, “Look! I’ll post what I want, when I want” reply, I considered her words. I prayed about them. I let them sink in. I talked with a couple of other friends and then I did what I thought I didn’t have the courage to do: I took her advice.

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How to Post like Solomon


Solomon’s words from 1000 B.C. are very relevant for today’s connected world, Like Solomon, our words, often flung into cyberspace, reach out to the inexperienced, the naïve, the wise, and the discerning. Our advice can teach discretion to someone who is either young in years or young in faith.

Who do you write for? Do you encourage a friend with a text or an eMail? Are you sharing in a blog or prayer letter with your financial partners the lessons you’ve learned from life and from the Bible? Have you posted links on Facebook and Twitter about injustices? Why are you sharing these truths, and your heart?

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