Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

How to Take Your Email Newsletter From BCC to Better
August 21, 2019

How to Take Your Email Newsletter From BCC to Better

Email is one of the most effective ways to reach people, but a lot of churches barely know where to start with email. We can help.

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Digital Marketing: New Courageous Storytellers Resources
August 5, 2019

Digital Marketing: New Courageous Storytellers Resources

Digital marketing presents a whole new realm of possibilities for local churches that are relatively new and constantly evolving.

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Are Your Church Communication Systems Scalable?: How Tech Can Help
July 15, 2019

Are Your Church Communication Systems Scalable?: How Tech Can Help

Scalability means answering the question, “If our church doubled overnight, would this system support our needs?” We explore six ways to keep your systems in check.

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How to Get Alexa to Play Your Church’s Sermons
June 26, 2019

How to Get Alexa to Play Your Church’s Sermons

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.

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Tailoring a Mobile App for Church Attenders
June 24, 2019

Tailoring a Mobile App for Church Attenders

After some research, Life.Church tailored their mobile app experience for people attending their church. Here are some of the mobile features they offer.

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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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