The #1 Resource for Church Technology and Creativity
The #1 Resource for Church Technology and Creativity
June 23, 2017
164 - What Motivates You?
This week’s episode was recorded three months ago! Ironically enough, the topic is motivation. If you hear something a little out of the ordinary, knowing this was recorded mont...
June 16, 2017
163 - A Twitch Experiment and Church Tech Collaboration
Twitch users play the Stock Market with $50,000 of someone else’s money (http://cmag.to/2roWC4f) – but is it a success? This week on the podcast we talk about this experiment, c...
June 9, 2017
162 - Introducing the Church Tech Research Team
Have you ever heard of a church research team? Is this something your church tech team could develop? Tell us what you think about Phil’s idea and send us a comment or question....
June 2, 2017
161 - Avoid Burnout Before You Burn Out
This week we kick-off our summertime fun with the not so fun topic of burnout. If you would like to join the conversation and ask a question or share a comment, you can email us...
May 26, 2017
160 - The Problem with Leading Like Steve Jobs
This week on the podcast we talk about the pitfalls of Steve Jobs’ leadership style and how church tech leaders, entrepreneurs, and others should think about leadership. If you ...
May 19, 2017
159 - 3 Church Giving Facts You Need to Know
This week on the podcast we talk about 3 church giving facts you need to know. You can read more about these three facts, as well as others, by visiting https://churchm.ag/churc...
May 12, 2017
158 - Dear Youth Pastors with MacBook Pros...and Drones...
This week on the podcast we hear from ChurchMag reader, ChurchMag Podcast listener, and super-awesome-all-around -church-tech-youth-pastor-YouTuber Wayne W. (http://waynewrz.com...
May 5, 2017
157 - Church Tech For Sale
This week on the podcast we talk about the dynamic of church tech products and services being marketed and sold to churches. If you have some thoughts on this, we would love to ...
April 28, 2017
156 - What Upgrades Are You Considering?
This week on the podcast we talk about upgrades. What would you like to upgrade personally or for your church tech team? Tell us via email at email@example.com or use the Chur...
April 21, 2017
155 - Grab Bag #1
With the Easter push behind us, Phil, Jeremy and Eric talk about a little bit of everything…so sit back, relax, and enjoy the conversation. If you want to join in, send us an e...
April 14, 2017
154 - Mobile Devices, Kids, and ME!
This week on the podcast we talk about the effects of mobile technology on ourselves, our kids, and ultimately, our culture. If you want to join the conversation, ask a questio...
April 7, 2017
153 - How Do Other Churches View Your Church Marketing?
This week on the podcast Phil and Eric talk about church marketing. How would other churches view your messaging and marketing? Does it matter? If you want to join the conversat...
March 31, 2017
152 - How's Life without Your Smartphone?
The ChurchMag Social Media Team joins us this week, as Tom Pounder shares his experience of going without his smartphone for an entire day, and while we’re at it, Phil gives us ...
March 24, 2017
151 - #Trypod: Try A Podcast
This week we on the podcast we talk about – podcasts! Nearly 80% of Americans don’t listen to podcasts, so we’re joining in with the world’s podcast producers and using #trypod ...
March 17, 2017
150 - Meet the ChurchMag Social Media Team
This week, on our 150th episode, we are excited to introduce you to the new ChurchMag Social Media team: Tom Pounder and Matt Fisher! Join the conversation and ask a question us...
March 10, 2017
149 - Watch Out for Google Analytics Snake Oil
We’re not going to give you any secret sauce, if there were any we would share it, but we do talk about how Google Analytics can help you with your church website and maybe even...
March 3, 2017
148 - Mike Rohde Talks Sketchnote
This week we listen in on a very cool interview with ChurchMag Senior Staff Writer Chris Wilson and Mike Rohde as they discuss Sketchnote – an awesome new visual note taking tec...
February 24, 2017
147 - What Do You Do with Old Technology?
From soundboards to closets full of sermon cassette tapes, what do YOU do with old tech? We would love to hear from you, so send us a message using #cmagcast or email us directl...
February 17, 2017
146 - Who's Who?
This week we accidentally a podcast and talk about Doctor Who, Star Wars, some branding, some Jesus juking, but mostly Doctor Who. If you would like to join the conversation, as...
February 10, 2017
145 - Nils Smith Talks Church Streaming
Nils Smith (http://nilssmith.com), church tech pro and VP of Social Media and Inovation at Dunham and Company, talks church streaming, TV apps, and more with Jeremy Smith.
February 3, 2017
144 - Post Truth
What’s post truth? What does it mean? Why does it matter? Keep listening and hopefully we’ll find you some answers...
January 27, 2017
143 - Justin Dean from That Church Conference Talks Social Media Crisis
Jeremy Smith interviews Justin Dean (https://justinjdean.com/) who is an author, church communications coach, entrepreneur and co-founder of That Church Conference (https://that...
January 20, 2017
142 - Is There A Problem with the Instagram Bible?
This week we bring our ChurchMag backchannel conversation to the podcast as we talk about the Instagram Bible and Christian blog posts that are seemingly anti-technology? If you...
January 13, 2017
141 - Transitions
The band is back together this week, as we talk about transitions. Personal transitions, organizational transitions, tech team transitions. Transition ALL THE THINGS. If you wo...
January 6, 2017
140 - Facebook Fasting & New Years Resolutions
Phil and Eric talk about New Year's resolutions, Facebook fasts, and what they want to do differently in 2017. Join the conversation by using #cmagcast or send us a message at p...
December 30, 2016
139 - About Your New Years Reading List
This week on the podcast, ChurchMag Senior Staff Writer Phil Schneider shares some helpful insights on creating your New Years reading list and goals for 2017 – or any other yea...
December 22, 2016
138 - Because Christmas
It doesn't feel like Christmas around ChurchMag without hearing from James Cooper. So to ensure that everyone is feeling jolly well, we present to you the Third Annual ChurchMag...
December 16, 2016
137 - Managing Holiday Expectations
This week on the podcast, Jeremy and Eric talk about managing expectations as church techs during the holiday season and … you know … managing them like regular people … ;P
December 9, 2016
136 - Trimming the Fat and Focusing In
This week on the podcast, Jeremy pitches some tough questions on trimming the fat, making choices, and keeping less fingers in fewer pies…
December 2, 2016
135 - Women in Tech: Raising Your Voice
ChurchMag Staff Writer Meghan Howard joins the podcast this week (Phil's missing!?!?) to talk about women and technology. What can Christian tech geeks do about sexism in the wo...
November 24, 2016
134 - Black Friday Edition – 2016
It's the 3rd annual ChurchMag Black Friday Episode! Of course you don't HAVE to listen to it on Black Friday. Cyber Monday is cool, too. Also Giving Tuesday. And Catch-Up on Pod...
November 18, 2016
133 - The Pros & Cons of Subscription Based Software & Services
Is Adobe Creative Cloud, Dropbox, and other subscription based software and services economically sound? Is it better to purchase software when you can? Eric, Jeremy, and Phil t...
November 11, 2016
132 - The Unsocial Nature of Social Media
From political social media shares and over-the-top dram status updates, Jeremy and Phil talk about the unsocial nature of social media.
November 4, 2016
131 - This Is Eric Dye
Jeremy interrupts this regularly scheduled podcast as he hijacks the mic and turns the tables by interviewing Eric (http://ericdye.it).
October 28, 2016
130 - Meghan Howard Talks Digital Relationships
ChurchMag Staff Writer Meghan Howard joins us this week and talks about her exprience at That Church Conference as it relates to digital relationships. In other news, we can't f...
October 21, 2016
129 - Christmas Sunday Morning Service?
Curtis Bland asks about church services on Christmas Day. What kind of church service will you have if any? Let us know using #cmagcast, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit...
October 14, 2016
128 - Social Media Content Creation
We present another “Riddle Me This” question submitted from Podcast Land, this time it has to do with social media content creation. What else can you share other than “quotes f...
October 7, 2016
127 - How to Have Awesome Online Ministry Training
Have you ever tried church and ministry training online? We interview Scott Magdalein from TrainedUp.org about building online courses to train your church, develop leaders, equ...
September 30, 2016
126 - Carey Nieuwhof Talks Ministry Tech
We are excited to welcome Carey Nieuwhof (http://careynieuwhof.com/) onto this week's podcast! This is probably one of the most important church tech ministry interviews we've h...
September 23, 2016
125 - Instagram Stories vs Snapchat
We field another “Riddle Me This” questions submitted by one of our awesome listeners this week! Our listener asks: “Do you believe the new Instagram "Stories" feature a good ex...
September 16, 2016
124 - This Is Phil Schneider
On this week’s episode we had the chance to sit down with Phil and ask him some personal questions, giving us all a chance to get to know Phil Schneider a little better…if you w...
September 9, 2016
123 - Batman vs Superman: No Jesus Juke Edition
This week we ended up talking about the Batman vs Superman movie. I’m not sure how, but we did. And we recorded it. And called it a podcast. If you would like to join the fun, y...
September 2, 2016
122 - Microsoft Sam, Trend Blogging, and Where in the World is Eric?
This is easily the craziest episodes in the history of the ChurchMag Podcast. At least we offer a $50 discount for That Church Conference (9/20-9/21) – listen for the details!
August 26, 2016
121 - Riddle Me This: Worship Volume Complaints
If you recall (you can listen to part one on episode 120) , Colton Depuy is a newly hired AV Coordinator at his church in Boise ID. The second part of his question relates to ch...
August 19, 2016
120 - Riddle Me This: Paid Staff and Volunteers
Colton Depuy sends us a question (https://churchm.ag/riddle-me-this/) and asks: “I was on the Audio Team for 8 years before taking this position. Previously, we had one volun...
August 12, 2016
119 - What About Church VR (Virtual Reality)?
What do you think about church VR (Virtual Reality)? Should we be using it in the church? What about live streaming VR? Tell us what you think! Use the #cmagcast hashtag on Twit...
August 5, 2016
118 - The Inevitable Kevin Kelly
Phil Schneider interviews Kevin Kelly (http://kk.org), who is the founding executive editor of Wired magazine (http://wired.com/) and author of several books including his lates...
July 29, 2016
117 - This Is Jeremy Smith
On this very special but mostly fun episode of the ChurchMag Podcast, Eric Dye interviews our very own Jeremy Smith. Would you like to ask him a quesiton and have it answered on...
July 22, 2016
116 - Riddle Me This: Level Up Your Presentation
Sarah Elliot sent us a question ( https://churchm.ag/riddle-me-this ) asking if there are some software or equipment that could bring worship visuals to the next level. Phil ...
July 15, 2016
115 - When Is There Too Much Tech in Church?
When is there too much tech in church tech? That's the question we tackle on this episode. Tell us what you think by using #cmagcast on Twitter or email us at email@example.com...
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