Easter is Happening

Easter is Happening – Let’s Keep it Real

In just a short time, Easter will be over. You’ve done your Easter mailers and handed out invitations, and encouraged your people to invite. You have posted your social media graphics, prepared your sermon, enlisted extra volunteers, prayed, and hoped for the best. You’ve read a plethora of articles on how to have the best […]

5 Church Easter Ideas to Make This Year Unforgettable

Easter is epic. It’s the cornerstone of the Christian faith. It is the ultimate comeback story, and our eternity rests on it. Second only to Christmas, it is my favorite holiday, hands down. It can be quite predictable in our churches though, can’t it? We’re going to choose a handful of songs from the “Resurrection […]

Open Letter Frustrated Media Team

An Open Letter to Pastors From the Church Media Team – We’re Frustrated

Dear Pastor, the church media team is frustrated with you. We understand that you are very busy and that there are other matters that require your attention, but… The truth is, we feel that you are not giving the church media the attention it deserves. There are so many amazing opportunities available right now, and you […]

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6 Reasons Your Members Are Not Inviting Friends to Church

Scared to death. That was me as a young man when confronted with the task of inviting friends to church. I knew it was a good thing, but there were so many hills to climb. Obstacles ranged from personal insecurities to institutional quirkiness and everything in between. So at the end of the day, I rarely […]

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10 Creative Church Visitor Gift Ideas

Is your church visitor gift a dried up ink pen and a piece of cardboard? Say it ain’t so! If you’ve been around for awhile and visited enough churches, you’ve probably seen some pretty lame church visitor “gifts.” However, you’ve probably seen some really nice ones too – the kind that make you think “wow, […]

7 Simple Ways to Wow First Time Church Visitors

[su_dropcap style=”flat” size=”4″]A[/su_dropcap]nticipation? Expectation? A little bit of nausea? A combination of the three? Someone visiting your church for the first time can experience a wide variety of feelings and emotions as they enter the unknown abyss. Will they know anyone? Will the things they’ve heard about your church prove true, or will they be […]

5 Simple Hacks to Bring Visitors Back Every Time!

Any church worth its salt has a desire to reach new people with the gospel of Jesus Christ. We want to do everything we can to see the message of hope take root in the hearts and lives of individuals and families. So, we work, we plan special events, we pray, we encourage our church […]