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How to Get Alexa to Play Your Church’s Sermons

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 by

What if your congregation could ask Alexa to play your church's sermons? Well, they can. It's relatively simple to set up an Alexa skill to share your sermons.

7 Ways Churches Can Use Twitter’s 280 Characters (Don’t Tweet Sermons)

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 by

Twitter upped its character limit from 140 to 280 characters. How should your church wield this wordy new wonder? We've got 7 ideas to help you out.

Church Marketing Directory: Streaming Sermons, Blogs and More

Thursday, July 8th, 2010 by

June has been great for the Church Marketing Directory. Know of a resource that should be mentioned? Go ahead and suggest a link for inclusion to help churches communicate better.

Online Sermons Poll Results

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010 by

Kevin Finn recently gave churches the challenge to get their sermons online. And we were curious just how many of our intrepid readers were already part of churches who make materials available online. We expected a big number, and we got a pleasant surprise. 83% of you are making sermons available online. Whether you’re a house church, a megachurch or…

It’s Time To Get Your Sermons Online

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 by

Each week pastors across the world are creating valuable content. They work hard studying, praying and seeking the wisdom of others. They then polish of this all into a sermon that’s (typically) delivered on Sunday morning. For years churches have been recording these sermons to CDs or tapes for those who are unable to attend the service. More recently though,…

Making the Most of Your Sermons

Thursday, September 7th, 2006 by

The sermon is the bread and butter of church life. We get a new one every week. 52 per year. Start adding up the years your church has been around and that’s hundreds, even thousands of sermons. Multiply that by the number of churches and you’ve just won the content lottery. And you know what they say about content: Content…

Ditching Sermons for Drama

Monday, April 24th, 2006 by

A Pennsylvania church plant hopes to spread the word by ditching sermons in favor of dramas. Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community in Pittsburgh, Penn. is an emergent congregation that targets the unchurched. “Instead of coming to our church and listening to a sermon, you can be part of the sermon,” says co-pastor Jim Walker. Their dramatically different approach is drawing…

Taking Sermons Beyond Sunday

Wednesday, September 8th, 2004 by

With the spread of iPods and MP3 players listening to audio is no longer restricted to a music collection. Sermons, speeches and books are actually becoming popular in audio format. Both the Democratic and Republican National Convention speeches are available for free on iTunes (George W. Bush, John Kerry and many more). Telltale Weekly offers free and dirt cheap audio…

Embrace Your Limitations

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 by

Too often we think of limits as things that hold us back. They stop us from doing more. But limitations are powerful.

Hack Your Life: New Courageous Storytellers Resources

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 by

With everything we have on our plates, all of us would be grateful for a few tricks that make our massive/unrealistic workloads a little more manageable.