Failsafe Backup (The 321 System)

Peter Krough has written an excellent article on backup in which he suggests the 321 system.  It says that you should have three copies (one primary and two backups) on two different media with one off-site.  Not only is this incredibly easy to remember, it really...

From Web to Ebook with Calibre

It was a perfect storm:  1. I realized I could save well over $200 a year on seminary text books purchasing them on the kindle store.  2. I found $100 off deal when you subscribe to Audible 3. I made the decision to wait until the next revision to buy the iPad.  It...

Free Personal Organizers…

I find that most of my youth ministry friends are using their phones for organization; in fact I have not used a paper organizer for years (from my monochrome Visor Palm device in 2000 to currently my Motorola Droid). That said I do prefer a pen and paper when it...

Share Tasks with Remember the Milk

I, like many in our field, have ADD. That makes assigning, completing and following up on tasks an adventure with our team. It is common for us to be in a car on the way to Starbucks or walking down the hall when we remember an essential task we need to do, or we need...

Geekiest hands-free calling ever

Wow you could be the king of the geeks with this new “Hands-Free” calling device.  Maybe it would have saved me from that ticket I got last month for talking on my phone in the car. Cell-Mate headset provides hands-free calling, removes...