Church Online

Church website sliders? Use with caution.

Try to remember the last 10 websites you visited. Chances are most of them had a ‘slider’ at the top – an automatic, moving slideshow or image carousel. Did you like the slider? Did you pay attention to it? If you did, you are in the 1% of people who do. Let’s think more about…

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10 Tips for zooming into online church meetings (Part I)

Why do you hold church meetings? To transfer information? Consider texting or sending an email instead. To socialize? Nice, but team-building activities are more effective…and more fun. That leaves situations where you and your church team really do need to brainstorm, discuss, and come to some decision. OK, a meeting it is. But everyone doesn’t…

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Why communication isn’t a person thing. It’s a core strategy

The corporate world has been in the ‘communications business’ for years. The church world is just beginning the acquaintance. As Darrel Girardier puts it, churches often have a knowledge gap about communication tools and how best to put them into practice. As a corporate communicator now church communicator, Girardier has a rare perspective. His excellent…

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Church Online: The People, the Process and the Tech

We have been examining one of the biggest developments in church technology today: how to bring your church online. This is our third post in this series, following Jay Kranda‘s helpful videos regarding this issue as the basis. His analysis of church online really dovetails with my own experiences in helping churches develop online ministries.…

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Dot Church: Just Fancy Shmancy?

In a world that’s filled with .coms and .orgs, a new option has opened up for all kinds of organizations and businesses, and churches are no exception. There are a lot of great reasons for churches to grab their .church domain name, and a lot of churches are actually seeing some really great success (since…

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Church Online: The Steps

In our previous post about church online, we talked about how your church can reach out to a new, digital mission field. I have been helping businesses, churches and ministries with digital and mobile marketing for years now and I recently saw that Jay Kranda, the online campus Pastor at Saddleback Church, had a video…

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Churches – set your content FREE!

I came across a great video yesterday from Jason Caston talking about the future of tech & the church. // It’s a very thought provoking video – and got me thinking. The biggest takeaway I had from Jason’s vision of the future is the amazing variety of devices on which content will be consumed. Watches,…

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Turning “On” your Offline Church

What’s next in the world of churches, marketing and technology in 2016? Two words: Church Online. Not to be confused by the phrase ‘Online Church’. Keep reading… You may have heard the term Online Campus and you’re likely to have heard the phrase ‘Internet church’, as well. Many top churches have already set the tone…

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