December 17, 2014

Review Category : Free

5 LinkedIn Ideas for Churches [Free ebook]

We want to set you up for success on LinkedIn, so we have come up with some great LinkedIn ideas for your church to use it well. Note that some of these ideas are perfect for large churches and others setup for small ones. 1) Have The Whole Staff Engaged As a senior pastor, why not write a recommendation and endorse all of the skills you see as a positive with your administration assistant, youth pastor, and everyone else on staff with you. At the same time, encourage other staff to use 10-30 minutes of their work time once a ...

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THE NINES Free Webcast from Leadership Network

Where can you hear from over 30 church leaders in the span of a few hours, gleaning insight on small groups, evangelism, diversity, discipleship and more? THE NINES from Leadership Network. Tomorrow, November 13, 2013 is the day. Time and Place – Don’t be late!! Join Leadership Network at http://thenines.tv. It will start right at 11:00 AM EST both Tuesday and Wednesday. Everything takes place online… so just go to that URL and you should be good to go. Need to compute what time THE NINES will start in your time zone? Go here and click on your location tab! Do I need any special ...

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Pinterest for Churches: Social Media Success [Free ebook]

Pinterest is a social media network that has broken the social network mold in so many different ways that many businesses, ministries, and individuals are not sure how to best use it. For some, they see a network that is only a place for women to pin recipes, clothing, and DIY projects; others want to use images well but do not know where to begin with the network. What professional social media and Pinterest users see is a viral social media network where pinning, repining, commenting, and favoriting is the way to double or triple their total social media traffic ...

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Open by Lifechurch.tv Site Offers Expanded Free Church Resources

There’s free, and then there’s Open. Yes, Open from the folks at LifeChurch.tv. If you haven’t checked out this website filled with incredible ministry resources, take a moment and go there right now. Six years ago, LifeChurch.tv launched Open to begin sharing resources freely with other churches. Now, after giving away millions of resources to church leaders all over the world, their passion for equipping the Church is only stronger. They recently announced a new Open site that makes finding helpful materials easier and faster than ever. Open is available to pastors, church leaders, and ministries worldwide to give access ...

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Free Church Social Media eBooks

We’ve worked really, really hard to bring you this great series on social media for churches. It all began when Jeremy Smith wrote, “Social Media and the Church” (see the last ebook below) on behalf of ChurchTechToday and it spun out of control from there and has yet to stop! We hope each of these free ebooks blesses your ministry. Feel free to share them! [Quick note: When you click on any of the links below, you will be directed to a sign up form. If you sign up to download multiple ebooks, don’t worry, your name will only be ...

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Is Your Church An Elephant? [Free ebook]

When I first came across this ebook title, “Is Your Church an Elephant?”, in my head, I immediately answered, “YES!” I know, I know, that’s a bit sad, but if you’ve ever served on a church committee or well, volunteered for anything having to do with church, you’ve probably endured at least a few three hour plus unproductive meetings (with no results or change occurring for several months years). If you and your church aren’t guilty of ever being slow moving or stuck, well, go read something else. You’re alone here. If your church has been stuck and can’t quite ...

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5 Google+ Ideas for Churches [Free ebook]

We want to set you up for success on Google+, so we have come up with some great Google+ ideas for your church to use it well. Note that some of these ideas are perfect for large churches and others setup for small ones. 1) Stream Your Church Service Over Hangout You may think of Google+ Hangout more as just a video chat feature, but over 340 active million people are on that social network and it is a great platform for transmitting video and audio to a huge audience. If you have thought about wanting to stream your church’s ...

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Google+ for Churches: Key to Social Media Success [Free eBook]

Google+ was born from Google as a new opportunity to data. The mission of Google has always been to be the place to find data and up to this point, they have been great at finding it. They can find facts all over the place with their complex algorithms and coding as well as web bots that have been to every part of the Internet. But social networks presented a new kind of data that was less scientific and objective and more personal and objective. But this personal data that we give out on social media sites is no less ...

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Register for Gurus 13 Worship Tech Conference

Are you a worship tech, media tech, or worship leader who handles it all? The folks at Willow Creek Community Church in Illinois are putting on this free (yes, I said free) church tech conference that focuses on A/V and media tech for churches and their tech gurus who make all the magic happen. Worship Tech, Sound Tech, Media Ministry The conference is free, did I say that once already? All you have to do is handle your travel arrangements and lodging, but everything at the conference itself if of no cost. All the juicy details can be found at ...

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The Assimilation Engine [Free eBook]

Discipleship seems to be top of mind for leaders. But when it comes to assimilation, many check out, believing it’s someone else’s responsibility. The truth is discipleship and assimilation overlap. You can’t disciple someone without a relationship, and the assimilation process facilitates connecting people to your church through relationships. Thus, churches that assimilate well are also likely to create disciples. Churches employ a variety of systems designed to help them carry out their mission. The assimilation engine will help move people toward full engagement in the mission and ministries of the church. The assimilation engine includes four basic processes: Hospitality ...

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