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Start With You: The Best Thing You Can Do for Your Church by Tim Peters

Start With You: The Best Thing You Can Do for Your Church by Tim Peters

“Study after study has shown that how you feel emotionally is directly related to your physical health. Your endorphins, confidence, belief system, self-control . . . they’re all integrated.” Tim Peters has written a new e-book that will encourage you to become spiritually, relationally, physically and emotionally healthy.

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Is Your Church Ready to Quit?
No Comments » April 11, 2016

Is Your Church Ready to Quit?

“That’s how we’ve always done it,” reigns in many churches. And they’re slowly dying because of it. It’s time for churches to quit.

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The Sunday Bulletin Episode
1 Comment » April 6, 2016

The Sunday Bulletin Episode

The podcast covers eight questions for you to think through as you evaluate and create your church bulletin to connect with your audience.

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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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Help Vermont Churches: Support Creative Missions 2016
No Comments » April 4, 2016

Help Vermont Churches: Support Creative Missions 2016

This year 28 missionaries will be serving 12 churches in Vermont, a state that ranks 48th in the nation for church attendance. Help us help these churches.

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6 Ways to React to Facebook Reactions
1 Comment » March 30, 2016

6 Ways to React to Facebook Reactions

Facebook finally moved beyond the 'like' button and introduced Facebook reactions. In theory, churches can better know what people think of your content.

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Stressing Less and Finding Rhythm With Josh Reich and Adam Legg
No Comments » March 28, 2016

Stressing Less and Finding Rhythm With Josh Reich and Adam Legg

Three pastors talk about stress in ministry and finding rhythm rather than balance in this Innovate 4 Jesus video.

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Social Media Content: Seeking Engagement First
No Comments » March 24, 2016

Social Media Content: Seeking Engagement First

We don’t focus much time or effort on gaining followers. We’re more concerned with sharing social media content that’s extremely engaging for people.

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How Churches Are Failing Facebook: Programs Over People
No Comments » March 23, 2016

How Churches Are Failing Facebook: Programs Over People

Too many church Facebook pages are promoting programs instead of connecting with people. Is your social media content advertising or entertainment?

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Creating Church Community Through Better Content
No Comments » March 21, 2016

Creating Church Community Through Better Content

Ask yourself: What could we post that would give people a sense of connectivity and affinity? That's how you find better content.

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Church Bulletin Do’s and Don’ts: A Visitor’s Perspective
2 Comments » March 16, 2016

Church Bulletin Do’s and Don’ts: A Visitor’s Perspective

A church bulletin user offers bulletin tips from a user's perspective. What should be on the cover? How much info inside? Should you use pictures?

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7 Tips to Improve Your Church Bulletin
3 Comments » March 14, 2016

7 Tips to Improve Your Church Bulletin

We've got bulletin tips to help you restore that primary vehicle for church communication. We'll engage stakeholders, stop the bloat, quell errors and more.

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Creating Email Campaigns That Work on #cmschat
No Comments » March 11, 2016

Creating Email Campaigns That Work on #cmschat

For this week's #cmschat on Twitter we talk email: How to create campaigns that get opened and acted upon.

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7 Cool Things Churches Are Doing Online
1 Comment » March 9, 2016

7 Cool Things Churches Are Doing Online

We collected examples of cool things churches are doing online, including welcome videos, sermon previews, Q&As and more. What is your church doing?

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2015 Annual Report
No Comments » March 8, 2016

2015 Annual Report

Our 2015 annual report tells the story of what we've done in the last year to help churches courageously share their own stories. When the church wins, we win.

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Church Email Newsletters: Specific Strategy Tips
4 Comments » March 7, 2016

Church Email Newsletters: Specific Strategy Tips

Does your church send out a lot of emails without much thought to content or consistency? Hear how one church staffer led a team to create a new strategy for ...

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