Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

15 Steps to Move Your Church From Print to Online Bulletins
June 19, 2019

15 Steps to Move Your Church From Print to Online Bulletins

Online bulletins might be all the rage, but how do you go from your much-loved print bulletin to a fancy new online bulletin? We've got 15 steps to help you ...

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Sacred Cell Phones: How to Deal With Device Etiquette in Church
June 17, 2019

Sacred Cell Phones: How to Deal With Device Etiquette in Church

Adults spend nearly 4 hours on mobile devices every day. If the grouchiness of church leaders is any indication, churchgoers have conspired to make Sunday mornings one of those hours.

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Mobile Web: 5 Veteran Church Communicators Share Their Insights
June 12, 2019

Mobile Web: 5 Veteran Church Communicators Share Their Insights

Everything these days is about the mobile experience. That's why we asked five church communication veterans what their churches are doing with mobile.

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The Mobile Web: New Courageous Storytellers Resources
June 3, 2019

The Mobile Web: New Courageous Storytellers Resources

Mobile traffic overtook desktop traffic years ago, but sometimes strategies haven't caught up. How are you engaging with your church on the devices they’re using?

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How to Measure Online Church Attendance
March 25, 2019

How to Measure Online Church Attendance

A look at who is attending online church and how to measure the audience, from The State of Online Church ebook.

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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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