Church in the Wild


The last month has been crazy for what seems like the entire world. As this virus has spread, whole sections of society are being shut down. Sports are gone. Cafes are gone. Restaurants have been made to close down. Small businesses are facing major difficulties. And beyond all of that, churches have been closed to […]

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Social Media Tips for Churches


Social Media is no longer a fad but it is part of almost everyone’s life. According to a recent Sensis Social Media Report almost 8 in 10 people (79%) in Australia use social media. Out of those people, 59% of them access social media once a day or most days and 35% of them check […]

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What I’m Listening to…


I have long been an advocate for listening to podcasts and audio books. Living in a city like Sydney, there are a lot of hours throughout the week spent in a car or on public transport. I have listed below just a few of the podcasts that I keep up with along with an audio […]

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Pastoring Stinks


No doubt when you read that title you are wondering what in the world I am talking about.  How can the lead Pastor of a church make such a ridiculous statement?  It’s very simple.  Pastoring does stink, and I will prove it to you. First, let me introduce myself.  My name is Mike Hackathorn and […]

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Canva


Last week in my post about CreationSwap I briefly mentioned Canva as a site similar in function that some of you who work in media at church might know. Then I realised that many of you may not know about Canva or may not be using it to it’s full capacity. If you are not […]

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CreationSwap


My plan is to post weekly helps to those who do media for their church. I will be sharing some tips and tricks that I use as well as highlighting some of my favourite media based websites. So, please do stay connected if this interests you. One such website is CreationSwap. This is my go-to […]

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