A great many churches run at least one social media account, although often only used sporadically. If this sounds like your church, it may be time to consider utilizing social media effectively and through doing this, boost your church engagement.
Understanding the basics of creating a winning church website design is crucial. Whether you’re designing your website from scratch, using a website builder, or hiring a designer, you’ll want to know the basics in order to create an engaging website or provide insightful feedback after evaluating one that has been made for you.
Today, more than 41% of US households have a Smart Speaker in their home. What if churches could communicate with individuals using this kind of technology? What if we could provide daily encouragement and spiritual food for listeners? Good news! Churches are already using this technology to connect with their congregation, and you can, too.
Since millions of people consume content on various social media platforms it makes sense to show sermon recaps there. However, this space is saturated with people vying for your attention. To gain more visibility, use creative design and animation techniques to arrest attention. In other words, it needs to stop the user in the middle of their scroll and invite them into the message.
In the past, many pastors saw live streaming church services as optional—not a must-have, but something that might be nice. But it’s now become clear that live streaming is an essential part of twenty-first-century ministry. Now more than ever, we know that live stream church services reach people who want to be in church but can’t, won’t go to church because they’ve been scarred or scared, or are searching for a good church.
Not long ago, I read an article arguing that live streaming doesn’t benefit the Church. Is that true? Surely, we have refined our process and found ways to engage live stream worshippers, making it easy for them to pivot to in-person worship.
Increasing engagement and clarifying the message on your church website starts with structure. In this article, I'll break down 4 elements every effective site design contains, and I’ll show you how to implement a similar strategy on your own site.
Live streaming is a powerful tool for digital discipleship, yet many churches are making common live stream mistakes without even knowing it.
Is yours? Let’s walk through the most common mistakes—and what to do about them—so you can make sure your live stream is taking every opportunity to draw people closer.
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