In this training mailbag segment, we’ll be answering a common question about Faithlife groups. Whether or not you have the same question, we’d love to hear from you! (more…)
Building a healthy online church community is a creative way to help people obey the “one another’s” of Scripture—particularly when face-to-face ministry isn’t an option (whether it’s because of illness, distance, or anything else).
At its best, online church community layers on top of in-person ministry, offering simple ways to close the gap between Sunday and Monday. And it becomes a powerful tool empowering your people to grow together as one people (1 Pet 2:9). [Read more…]
In just two or three years, you can raise 200–300% of your normal operating budget by running a church capital campaign.1
That astounding stat comes from Smart Church Finances: A Pastor’s Guide to Budgets, Spreadsheets, and Other Things You Didn’t Learn in Seminary. It continues: [Read more…]
By Tobin Perry
Developing generous givers isn’t about your church’s budget. It’s about discipleship. Jesus’ commission to make disciples and teach them everything he commanded (Matt. 28:18–20) means teaching people that giving is part of the church’s mission.
In difficult economic times, people naturally cling to their money and fight calls to give it away. So how do you foster generous giving in tough times? Start with these five actions. [Read more…]
How will they believe if they haven’t heard? And how will they hear without a preacher? These are great questions posed by Scripture. However, we may want to ask one more question in the digital age: How will they find the preacher without a church website?
A church website is the digital front door to your church. It’s one of the simplest ways to be found by people who are looking for a new church. [Read more…]
Some churches these days are running in-person and live stream church services at the same time, with the same singing and sermon. So why does running them at the same time feel like double the work? [Read more…]
Colors create mood. Popular theory is they can even make you hungry. (Red and yellow, we’re talking about you.)
You probably know that great church website designs aren’t all red and yellow, though, so how do you design a church website with colors that serve up an appetizing look? One that doesn’t drive visitors to the back button? [Read more…]
In this week’s training mailbag segment, we’ll be addressing a couple of questions about Faithlife Giving and Proclaim. As always, add your questions as new comments below, and we may answer them in an upcoming mailbag segment. [Read more…]
In this week’s training mailbag segment, we’re sharing some more answers about using Faithlife Sites. As usual, whether your questions are answered below or not, we’d love to hear from you! Add a comment below with your questions, and we may answer them in an upcoming mailbag segment.
Now, on to the mailbag! [Read more…]