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Why Bible Gateway Is My Favorite Bible App

I feel almost as if I'm being unfaithful to YouVersion because I love the mission and mindset of the guys behind it. It's an incredibly powerful, community-centric Bible tool, but I have to lean toward Bible Gateway being my favorite at the moment. Here's why: Parallel Columns I don't know of many Bible software tools, even desktop tools, that accomplish parallel columns as well as Bible Gateway. When I want to see a verse in multiple versions next to each other, Bible …

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The Ultimate Church Membership Database Software [Updated]

doesn't exist. Or at least I didn't think it did, until I discovered Elvanto. I'm updating this post. You can read about the dilema I was in, and then below, why Elvanto is my new favorite solution... There are plenty of choices. Their ads run in major magazines and in the sidebars of popular blogs, but the solution I'm looking for can't be found, and I think I know a few reasons why this is so. We're currently trying to use one of the most popular systems. It is robust …

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8 Reasons to Love YouVersion

YouVersion is awesome. I love old leather Bibles, as you can probably tell by the design of this blog. And I love Bibles with paper in them - the kind you can jot notes in, underline verses, and pass on to the kids. I've filled several with notations and outlines. So I've been fighting the urge to dive into using my computer as my Bible, but YouVersion just keeps making it harder to fight. Why? 1. A slick user interface. The design of YouVersion is clean. It makes great …

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30 Beautiful Web App Site Designs

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Mining Your Social Web Relationships

I've just written a post over at Fuel Your Blogging about some tools for digging into your social networking relationships. In that post, I talk briefly about how I believe we're in the adolescence period of the internet. We're still focused on the "cool" factor of the tools we use, but some of the tools available now are helping us to discover deeper relationships with people. …

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My Favorite Social Media Tools

I'm writing this post "in the moment." That is, I want to articulate these things, but my own social media habits change with the wind, which is how I've stumbled onto these things to begin with. Many are already familiar to most people who will be reading my blog, but I wanted to share my own perspective on these things. …

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