Is your website keeping people away from your church? There’s a simple way to begin answering that question. Begin tracking this metric to inform you of a few things:
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Apple made some big announcements recently that could pretty significantly impact how churches use apps to engage their congregations. I reached out to Sean Buchanan from Aware3 to help us understand what church leaders need to understand about this shift:
Nearly every church has a “What We Believe” section of its website. Most of them are full of statements only other Christians — usually Christians from the same denomination — would understand or even care about…
Young people are literally using your website to decide whether or not to come to your church. While I recognize there is a growing number of churches who are intentional about their website, I worry that group is the minority. And I can’t emphasize enough how much this matters. Here are 3 things many church websites unintentionally communicate:
Multisite churches have many unique challenges. Yet, one of the most common issues we see in multisite churches is this: multisite communication.
We are losing the content battle. Searching people are finding answers from everyone but the local church. Communication in the church needs to be more active now than ever.
Looking for new ways to reach your church audience? We have your answer: it is fast, easily accessible and seriously underutilized for making disciples.
When there is so much to do, we often don’t know where to start. Establishing these four simple rules will lead your team to effective church communication.
Want to expand your message’s reach? Here are two simple streaming tools few churches are leveraging to their maximum potential.
My good friend Kem Meyer recently shared the only two documents you need for your communications strategy. Whether your team has written tons of communications strategies or you have yet to write your first one, Kem shares the wisdom of committing to simplicity.
Most organizational communication problems are really something else. Still, when churches sense their message isn’t getting through, they often dive headfirst into changing the technology or the graphics, trying more announcements, redesigning the site, etc. Perhaps you lead at one of those churches. The problem is they are often trying to solve the wrong challenge…
In this episode of The Leadership Unstuck Podcast, I talk to Joe Dobbins, Lead Pastor of Twin Rivers Worship Center in St. Louis, Missouri about reducing complexity within churches. Churches often get stuck because they are trying to do too much. That’s why it’s crucial to identify and stop programs that are not working. You’ll hear Joe’s story, and Ryan and I talk through a framework for reducing complexity in your own church.