As a Bible teacher, you put time and effort into preparing sermons that have the power to change hearts and lives. You want to promote your sermons in a way that reflects their importance. One of the best ways to do this is through quality sermon graphics.
Preparing for a missionary trip can be both stressful and incredibly exciting--especially if it is your first mission trip. As you prepare for your trip by packing, researching the culture you'll be visiting, and getting any necessary vaccinations, don't forget to prepare yourself spiritually. Let God's Word sink in and remind you of the significance of your trip.
The overuse of technology has the potential to decrease the amount of quality time that families spend together. In light of this, some might be skeptical of relying on the internet to lead family devotions. But when used carefully, the web provides a host of options for spiritual growth, including solid family devotionals that can be read online for free.
Perhaps you've heard that the person with an average reading speed can read through the Bible in a year by devoting less than 12 minutes a day. This sounds appealing, and there are certainly benefits to reading through the Bible in a year, but not everyone reads the Bible at the same pace.
The church bulletin plays a vital role in making visitors feel welcome and members feel connected to the life of the church. Whether handed out by greeters or left out on a table for visitors to grab before entering your sanctuary, your church bulletin serves as a first impression that can shape how others see your church. Like with any other form of outreach, you want to make this impression count.
Despite the wide reports of 40% of people going to church, the actual percentage of regular church attendance is a little less than 18%. Yet, it's very common for pastors to see unfamiliar faces on Sunday morning. New people do come to churches, but they don't seem to come back. While some of them were never going to become regular attendees, some might have returned if they had a good first experience. One way to help stem the tide of lost opportunities is with church connection cards.
Why is a church logo so important? Because logos capture and communicate the identity of your church. And in a world bombarded by advertisements at every turn, this is more important than ever.
Merriam-Webster defines a logo as "an identifying symbol." In his book, Logo Design Love, designer David Airey explains, "For thousands of years, humans have needed and desired social identification. Think of the farmer who brands his cattle to mark his ownership or the stonemason who chisels his trademark."
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