Archive for the ‘Demographics/Research’ Category

How to Deal With Declining Church Attendance
3 Comments » April 6, 2016

How to Deal With Declining Church Attendance

Christians are attending church less frequently. What do we do? We can give people more reason to show up or connect when they don't. Or both.

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By the Numbers: Guests, Attendance and the Back Door
1 Comment » October 7, 2015

By the Numbers: Guests, Attendance and the Back Door

Statistics show we're losing visitors quickly. Is your church doing its best to invite, interact with, follow up and retain the new people who walk in?

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How Do the Audience Groups in Your Church Affect Small Groups?
2 Comments » September 2, 2015

How Do the Audience Groups in Your Church Affect Small Groups?

Our churches can get locked into certain ways of communicating to small groups. But you can change that when you change how you categorize the congregation.

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What Churches Are Doing Right and Wrong With Digital Platforms
28 Comments » August 19, 2015

What Churches Are Doing Right and Wrong With Digital Platforms

A church's digital presence can fluctuate from being a scattered mess to being intentional and creative with its platform. Which kind is your church?

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Easter Stats: It’s the SuperBowl of Church
1 Comment » February 12, 2015

Easter Stats: It’s the SuperBowl of Church

Easter is the highest attended worship service of the year. The Easter stats speak for themselves. But how is your church getting ready to welcome visitors?

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Christmas Church Attendance Rocks
1 Comment » December 23, 2014

Christmas Church Attendance Rocks

18% average weekly church attendance balloons to 47% on Christmas. 91% of Americans celebrate Christmas.

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How Can Churches Engage 20-Somethings?
6 Comments » September 8, 2014

How Can Churches Engage 20-Somethings?

A group of 20-somethings travels the country visiting churches to see how the church can engage 20-somethings.

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How Do You Get People to Attend Church More Often?
No Comments » August 6, 2014

How Do You Get People to Attend Church More Often?

Church isn't something people always look forward to. You have to reach out and make it convenient and meaningful to persuade those who would rather stay home.

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Does Church Marketing Still Suck?: 3 Tips & Stats from Tony Morgan
No Comments » July 8, 2014

Does Church Marketing Still Suck?: 3 Tips & Stats from Tony Morgan

Church marketing is better, but there's always room for improvement. Check out three ways churches can improve and a free report on how churches communicate.

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Digital Giving Strategies for Your Church
1 Comment » June 3, 2014

Digital Giving Strategies for Your Church

Online giving is common, but a good strategy isn't. Research from eChurch offers insights into digital giving.

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2013 Church Communication Survey Preliminary Results
4 Comments » June 28, 2013

2013 Church Communication Survey Preliminary Results

Earlier this year we launched what we hope will become our annual church communication survey. We'll start by sharing some of the preliminary results about who we are as communicators ...

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A Teenager’s Plea: Don’t Suck
78 Comments » November 28, 2011

A Teenager’s Plea: Don’t Suck

A teen implores churches to take outreach seriously and make an effort to connect to today's generation.

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demographicsresearch Article
9 Comments » January 25, 2011

Church Web & Social Media Research

A flood of stats and numbers about church web and social media use: 47% of churches actively use Facebook, 78% have a website, etc.

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The Diversity Filter
11 Comments » August 11, 2010

The Diversity Filter

One of the unstated rules in the church world when creating visual communication pieces--especially when visuals call for pictures of people--is to make sure everything looks diverse.

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Lessons & Free Tickets from Catalyst One Day Seattle
84 Comments » August 2, 2010

Lessons & Free Tickets from Catalyst One Day Seattle

Catalyst One Day is coming to Seattle Aug. 26. We’ve got free tickets and lessons about how regional differences can change our communication strategy.

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