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The Geeks & God podcast is Christian Geeks talking about how technology can be used effectively in our churches and ministries. The show has been on semi-permenant hiatus since 2011 but we hope the episode archive will spark ideas and help moving the Gospel forward in churches around the world.
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Getting Things Done

Welcome to the September 2010 edition of The Geeks and God Podcast. In this month’s episode we'll talk about Getting Things Done. In this month's Drupal Spotlight, we'll look at part one of our spotlight on accessibility, and why it's important for all websites.

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Podcasting with Buzzsprout

Welcome to the June 2010 edition of The Geeks and God Podcast. This month, Mark interviews Tom Rossi and Kevin Finn from Molehill about podcasting with Buzzsprout, and Hans talks...

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Starting a Ministry Business

Starting a business for ministries can seem a little bit overwhelming for many. There are the ins and outs of running a business on top of managing church clients. This week we dive into starting a ministry based web business. While we focus in on starting a web based business, much of what we...

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Safegarding Your Website

On this week's episode we take a 3 pronged approach to keeping your website safe. Having a secure website isn't just about keeping hackers and bots out (although that's true too) it also includes keeping your site safe from random disasters and from human error. That's why, this week...

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Drupal 6 Overview

After months of sitting on drupal 6 we're finally talking about it. There is a saying in drupal which describes the differences between versions. "The drop is always moving." When drupal goes from one major release to the next expect and enjoy significant changes.

We start off attempting...

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Switching Webhosts

Changing web hosts can be a real pain. The logistics alone are enough to stop someone from making the switch. In this weeks episode we walk though changing web hosts. We start with how you know there is better out there and when you should change. It turns out, when you look at the market, there...

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Web 2.0 Services

In this weeks episode we have a little fun. This week we talk about web applications and services that rock our socks off. These are some of our favorite sites and services to use.

Now that we've shown you ours, what are your favorite web 2.0 sites and services?

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Screencasting

Have you ever tried to remotely explain something to someone and just wish you could show them? Have you ever put a tutorial online and wanted to show them rather than write your way through something? If you have then creating screencasts is an answer to your problem.

Screencasts are a...

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Case Study: GeeksAndGod.com

We've been asked how we created GeeksandGod.com a number of times and always shied away from talking about it. It's not that there was some deep dark secret or that we didn't want to share some super sweet technique. It was nothing like that at all. To be frankly honest, we just didn't think...

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Case Study: Muddy River Media.org

Have you ever looked at a website and wondered, "How did they do that?" In todays episode we explain how we built MuddyRiverMedia.org. You've been asking us for years how we built certain sites. Most of the...

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A Pastors Perspective On Community

Community websites are all the rage these days. We've talked about building them. We've talked about services like...

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User Contributed Content

On today's episode we make an attempt at tackling The Online Church's biggest fear: User Contributed Content.

We're happy to say, not all churches or ministries are afraid of user contributed content. Some understand that it's the only way to have true church community online all week...

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Podcast Stats and User Feedback

Are you a stat junkie? If so, you may be in trouble when you get your new podcast online. Today we talk about why podcast statistics are so important, yet we warn that they can be addictive and skew your reasons for podcasting.

We talk all about why tracking your file download and...

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Hands On Studio Podcast

Studio podcasts at your church can be a powerful way to communicate with your congregation and even the world about the greatest message ever and living in the community that God has called us to. That's what we talked about last week when we discussed the theory of studio podcasting. This week...

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The Need For Speed

Can a website load fast enough for you? For the average user a website needs to load in less than 10 seconds or they don't bother to look at it. When you're trying to reach people this is a challenge we need to more than overcome. This week we tackle some simple things that any website can do...

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