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It's Just a Tool

QUOTE: "We are passionate about evangelism and sharing Christ with this world. We view the technology as nothing more than a tool. It’s not the technology that is the message. We don’t make any compromises as to what the truth is, but the tools we use to convey that message have changed over the course of history.” —Bobby Gruenewald, innovation leader at Edmond, Okla.-based Lifechurch.tv, explaining the church's pioneering use of technology and the role it serves in their overall mission. The church's latest project, unveiled only a few weeks after streaming its services for iPhone users, is a free group chat translation tool that allows participants to communicate in real time using up to 45 languages. Lifechurch.tv continues to offer virtually all of its cutting-edge resources for free online, available for any pastor or church leader to use. [newsok.com, 7/29/09]

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