Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Church Email Checklist: Free Resource
July 25, 2018

Church Email Checklist: Free Resource

Email is one of the most effective ways to communicate. But not if you're making mistakes or doing it wrong. So we've got a helpful email checklist you can download for ...

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Streaming Video Do’s and Don’ts for Your Church
July 18, 2018

Streaming Video Do’s and Don’ts for Your Church

Whether your live streaming setup involves a smartphone or some seriously cha-ching equipment, we've got some best practices for online church.

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Online Church: What Are Churches Doing & Does It Work?
July 9, 2018

Online Church: What Are Churches Doing & Does It Work?

Online church can be everything from streaming video to active social media engagement. What's working?

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Digital Church: Resources to Help You Make It Work
July 2, 2018

Digital Church: Resources to Help You Make It Work

This month on Courageous Storytellers, we’re tackling digital church. Whether you're doing podcasting, video streaming, or online church, we can help.

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We All Make Mistakes: The Accidental Email
April 16, 2018

We All Make Mistakes: The Accidental Email

We're celebrating church communication failures because we all make mistakes. This time it's an email intended for the pastor going to the entire church. Oops.

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Permission to Send: How is Your Church Handling People’s Data?
April 11, 2018

Permission to Send: How is Your Church Handling People’s Data?

The world requires us to comply with certain laws and regulations concerning people's personal information—and churches should go above and beyond.

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5 Lies to Overcome When Recruiting Tech Volunteers for Your Church
January 22, 2018

5 Lies to Overcome When Recruiting Tech Volunteers for Your Church

As leaders, we should help people transcend their fears about volunteering. We can do that in two ways. First, we exemplify love and grace. Second, we address the lies that ...

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Email Forever: How to Do Email Marketing
November 1, 2017

Email Forever: How to Do Email Marketing

Email is one of the most effective means of reaching people—assuming you're doing it well. We can help with these Courageous Storytellers resources.

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10 Reasons to Switch From PowerPoint to Church Presentation Software
September 25, 2017

10 Reasons to Switch From PowerPoint to Church Presentation Software

If you’re still using PowerPoint to run your presentations, it may be time to upgrade. We take a look at how church presentation software works better.

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How to Transition Your Church to an Online Bulletin
October 19, 2016

How to Transition Your Church to an Online Bulletin

An online bulletin can save your church paper and money, while also giving you better metrics. We explore how one church made the transition.

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Church Management Systems on #cmschat
October 3, 2016

Church Management Systems on #cmschat

How church management systems can enhance your communication: a #cmschat discussion on Twitter about software and systems.

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How to Harness Text Messaging for Your Church on #cmschat
September 2, 2016

How to Harness Text Messaging for Your Church on #cmschat

Last night's #cmschat on Twitter covered how your church can harness the power of text messaging.

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The Email Marketing for Churches Episode
August 29, 2016

The Email Marketing for Churches Episode

Churches of any size can capitalize on email and transform it into their strongest tool for communication. We explore how your church can do it.

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How to Get the Most Out of Instagram Stories for Your Church on #cmschat
August 12, 2016

How to Get the Most Out of Instagram Stories for Your Church on #cmschat

During last night's #cmschat on Twitter, Steve Fogg covered the new Instagram Stories and how your church can take advantage of the new feature.

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How to Reach & Engage With the YouTube Generation on #cmschat
August 5, 2016

How to Reach & Engage With the YouTube Generation on #cmschat

During last night's #cmschat on Twitter, Jeanette Yates led a conversation on YouTube and how churches can use video to reach and engage.

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