Bible Software Training: Theotek Podcast #099

If you’re a Bible software user, then you’ll want world-class training on how to use your software like a master. We’ll give you advice on how to best improve your skills and learn to use whatever program you prefer whether it’s a Bible software program on Windows, Mac or an app on your smartphone or tablet. We started out talking about getting training direct from the software maker’s website. For example, head over to the Accordance Bible Software website to find their large college of podcast, visual training offerings and even webinars or live seminars in your area. Other sites […]

Getting Fitness with Tech: Theotek Podcast #098

Our team all uses tech of some kind to track fitness and such. We’ll talk about what we use to get fit, stay fit and track our health from fitness tracking watches to apps for calorie counters and devices we connect to our phones for keeping diabetes in check, at least for two of us. Sorry, no show notes with links. Just had to get this one up and it’s been really busy as ministry happens!

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Your Questions: Theotek Podcast #097

We take questions from our viewers and listeners in this week’s episode of the Theotek Podcast. We won’t list them or anything, so just watch the video below to enjoy those. Our Favorite Things I had two favorite things this week. The first is my new Samsung Chromebook Plus. I’ve got a full review over at GottaBeMobile.com. I love this Chromebook, partly for the great hardware quality and for the S Pen feature. You can use it as a tablet and take notes with a fine tip. The other favorite thing is a Mic I’m reviewing. It’s the Samson Q2U […]

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Digital Libraries in Bible Software: Theotek Podcast #096

With the huge libraries of books available today in Bible software and eBook readers, some people now own massive libraries. Is this a good idea? In this episode of the Theotek Podcast, we talked about that and shared reasons to avoid it as well as tips for what to do if you already own a lot of eBooks in Kindle or in your digital library of Bible software. There’s also a few ways to convert eBooks so you don’t get stuck with books in a format you can’t use anymore because the program goes away like the old Pradis software. […]

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Live Streaming Your Church: Theotek Podcast #095

We do a live streaming podcast each week at Theotek Podcast so we thought we’d talk about whether a church should stream their services live each week. Then, we got into the best reasons to live stream and where to do it. Finally, we looked at the Mevo from LiveStream, which streams in high quality to Facebook Live and LiveStream. The company just announced a service which will live stream to YouTube as well. Live Stream with Mevo The Mevo camera that I mentioned in the podcast offers a great way to stream to Facebook Live and other services. The […]

Theotek Extra: LaRosa Johnson Author and Bible Software Engineer

LaRosa Johnson works for Olive Tree Bible Software helping them publish content and working on making it one of the best Bible apps on Android and iOS. He’s also one of our Theotek Podcast co-hosts. We talked about his personal life, professional life and the projects he’s working on outside of his work in the Bible software industry, which focuses on teaching scripture in creative ways. You can watch the video above and if you do, please subscribe to our Theotek Podcast YouTube Channel. Here’s a list of links to things we talked about in the interview: LaRosa’s website where […]

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Blogging Tips and Tools: Theotek Podcast #094

Do you want to start a blog? Do you have something to say? Blogging offers a great outlet for ministers who want to share their ministry with the world or communicate directly with their church members outside of regular worship services or church meetings. No matter why you want to write on the Internet, we’ll share what we’ve learned after decades of combined blogging experience between our four co-hosts in this week’s episode of the Theotek Podcast. Watch it below or listen using the player at the bottom of this post. In this week’s episode we mentioned a few tools. […]

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Take Note of Note Taking Apps and Tools: Theotek Podcast 090

Do you use your iPad, iPhone, Android device or Windows tablet for digital note taking? Then we have the show for you! We discussed our tools and techniques for digital note takingĀ in this edition of the Theotek Podcast. Note takingĀ is a very personal thing, so our crew shared their favorite apps and tools for taking notes. This includes everything from handwritten notes using the Apple Pencil, Surface Pen or a stylus, to typed notes and even some mind mapping. Watch the video below or scroll down to listen to the audio version at the bottom. Note Taking Apps The apps […]

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Tech New Years Resolutions: Theotek Podcast #089

Every year in January people make New Year’s Resolutions, and often break them by the end of the month. Still we do it. Our team made some resolutions for our technology lives in the areas of general tech, church and Bible tech. We shared them in this week’s episode of the Theotek Podcast. Watch it below and please consider clicking on the YouTube link and subscribing to our YouTube channel. Here are the tech resolutions we made and shared in this video. Wes Allen’s Resolutions Wes decided to switch his Bible reading app from the YouVersion Bible app back to […]

What’s New in Accordance 12 and MacBook Pro with Touchbar: Theotek #086

Accordance 12’s been out for a little while, but we got a chance to see all the new features demonstrated by Mark Allison, an official trainer for Accordance Bible Software. He showed off the new things like Stacks, Paper and more. Also, Rick Mansfield gave us his mini review of the new MacBook Pro with Touchbar. I showed off my Olloclip for iPhone 7. The shot below shows a wide-angle shot. Here’s what it looks like without the Olloclip using only the iPhone 7 Plus camera. The Fish-eye is my favorite. Olloclip gives you a macro lens in the kit […]