There has been much ink spilled (digital and literal) in recent years on the church’s use of technology. The vast majority of this has been about using media in the worship center (sound & video, display screens – even film clips from Hollywood blockbusters used as sermon illustrations). But far less has been said about the way a pastoral search committee engages with technology.
Today I want to help you think about what tech you will need as a search committee, as well as whether the church should invest in paid technology or use available freeware.
What Technology Will You Need?
Your basic tech needs will include:
- Committee communications
- An email address
- Document storage
- Conference calling
- Video calling
Now let’s look at each of these more closely. Continue reading “5 Pieces of Technology Your Search