Why Your Ministry Needs a Strong Social Media Presence

July 02, 2015

Pastors around the country are rapidly discovering the importance of social media.

Social media giants like Facebook and Twitter are no longer solely geared to college students; now, they’re how people of all ages communicate. Church leaders, in their unique position to spread God’s word, have begun to use these platforms to their advantage.

This post articulates why – when it comes to your ministry – social media is here to stay.

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3 Ways to Grow Your Team’s Fan Base

June 25, 2015

We all know there are few things more enjoyable than being in the stands of a great game. Emotions run high and the strangers who fill the arena seem suddenly to be best friends, brought together by the love for your team.

However, generating this enthusiasm for your team doesn’t happen automatically.

Here are three things you can do to build your fan base and foster a community that people are excited to be a part of.

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Is Live Video Streaming Right For Your Church?

June 04, 2015

Churches across the country are finding they can better engage their congregations through live video streaming - a tool that enables viewers to join their communities when they can’t make it to church.

Still, some people question whether live video streaming has a place in church ministry at all. In his article “Stop! Don’t Record Your Church Services,” Brady Shearer of Pro Church Tools claims that “most churches should never video-record their services.”

How valid are his concerns? Is he right? Or is video streaming a great solution for almost any church hoping to connect with its congregation?

Let’s take a closer look at Mr. Shearer’s objections:

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Is It Time to Take Your Church Online?

May 21, 2015

Churches everywhere are starting to stream their services -  is it time for you to consider live video streaming yours?

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How to Keep Your Church Relevant in the 21st Century

May 07, 2015

How many times a day do you check your phone?

Though many of us hesitate to admit it, a recent study shows that average users actually check their phone an amazing 110 times a day.  

There’s no hiding it - we live in a mobile society. We've grown accustomed to sending an email and getting a response almost immediately. Social media makes pictures of all of our closest friends – and distant acquaintances – instantaneously accessible in the palms of our hands. And with text messages, we can get quick answers to our pressing questions without having to take time to make a phone call.

What does all of this mean for the church?

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