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…]
By Adam McLaughlin
There’s no shortage of ideas to communicate to our church members, and they all seem to creep into our announcements and church emails. Soon we’re communicating everything about everything—which becomes noise—instead of communicating a few things with intentionality. [Read more…]
What if people who came to your live stream service felt like they were a part of it? Felt connected?
From that live stream connection, you could build an online church community that engages all week long. The foundation for that is making your live stream service feel more like an in-person service. [Read more…]
This year brought rapid change for churches. When physical doors closed, churches got creative as they swung open the digital doors to reach people where they were—on the phones, tablets, TVs, and computers they use daily. We’ve even heard stories like that of a teen who accepted Christ because of a church’s gospel presentation on TikTok. [Read more…]
After months of social distancing, churches across the nation are planning for reopening their doors. Some churches opened weeks ago, some are planning to reopen over the next few months, and some never closed. But no matter which scenario best describes you, you likely have a lot of questions—questions other church leaders are also asking. [Read more…]
It’s amazing how quickly we learn to adjust as circumstances swiftly change around us. The things we thought would be a hurdle for later (i.e., moving your church, Bible studies, and small groups online) are now a must-do. I am beyond grateful that technology helps us continue supporting our communities, even if it looks different than it used to.[Read more…]
It’s easy to take Sundays for granted. For most of us, it’s church day. (I see you, Saturday night churchgoers.) But sometimes church day gets disrupted.
With the spread of the coronavirus (plus the flu and colds) in the United States as well as devastating tornadoes in Tennessee, many of us are left to wonder: How can we still do church if we can’t go to church?[Read more…]