Churches don’t see engagement with their weekly services and ministries like they did before, and it’s made us all wonder, what’s the missing piece? Is it personal, direct communication, or human-to-human contact?
You need to communicate in the most comfortable way for people today: text messaging.
"Go where students are" is one of the key phrases student ministers hear when they begin doing youth ministry. The idea is, if you want to reach students for Christ, you need to go where they are. If you want to connect with kids today, find a way to communicate via smartphone. Here are some tips.
Having the right tech tools for ministry will elevate your efficiency and deepen relationships. Once considered impersonal, tech has proven itself to be a critical resource in church leadership, ministry, and development. In this article, I uncover my 9 essential tech tools.
Over the last year, churches have found new ways to communicate with their members. In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, texting became an essential aspect of church communications plans. Once considered impersonal, churches text messaging their attendees is now widely used and is an effective and easy way to foster relationships.
Are you still publishing a church newsletter? Or has it become too labor-intensive and expensive? In this article, we'll cover some clever church newsletter alternatives that you'll be able to start using as soon as today.
Email is a valuable tool, and yet it can often be a frustration for professionals all over the world. If your inbox looks more like “Inbox 5,000” than “Inbox Zero,” there is hope (and no, it doesn’t require declaring email bankruptcy). Gmail tips will equip you to effectively and efficiently manage your email.
How does your team plan meetings? If team members are on the same calendar system such as Google Calendar or Outlook, then it's pretty simple. However, trying to coordinate with a few volunteer leaders or anyone outside of church staff can get complicated. Have you found yourself in the eternal email thread detailing everyone's availability? Here's your solution: there are several scheduling software tools and apps that make this process easier and more efficient.
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