The Science of Why

The Science of Why

One of the most shared business leadership talks is Start With Why by Simon Sinek. It emphasizes the importance of purpose in a business and leadership’s …

To the Pastors of the Future

To the Pastors of the Future

This is an open letter to the future church pastors who will have grown up with the Internet, mobile devices and real-time social media their entire lives so …

My Smart Car Is Making Me a Stupid Parker

My Smart Car Is Making Me a Stupid Parker

I recently bought a new vehicle (a VW Alltrack), and it came with all sorts of high tech bells and whistles. Adaptive cruise control has made my #RoadWarrior …

Did You Miss Me?

Did You Miss Me?

I’m back! As some of you may have noticed (at least based on emails I get), for the past three-plus years my byline has not appeared in any AV Industry …

Solve One Problem for Churches

Solve One Problem for Churches

To ensure your technology solution ends up in more churches, you simply must solve the one problem all churches have. And to do that, you’ll need to …

The Next Big Thing!

The Next Big Thing!

Have you ever been abducted by an alien? No? Well, me neither, but I think we’ve all heard the tales. One night, while out in the woods, a light shines …

Change. Cost. Control. Commitment.

Change. Cost. Control. Commitment.

Every local church should be making a difference — a notable impact — on and in their local communities. Technology is a force multiplier and can …

Asking Churches the Right Questions

Asking Churches the Right Questions

I’m not a fan of link baiting titles (“Five ways to better…three steps for…”, etc.) but I was tempted to entitle this article “The Five …

Pushing Technology for Churches

Pushing Technology for Churches

The debate between those who want technology turned off during church services versus those who not only want it on, but want to actively use it as part of the …