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Protect Your Congregation from a Gunman
A police officer's advice on how leaders can reduce risk—and possibly save lives.
Protect Your Congregation from a Gunman. A police officer's advice on how leaders can reduce risk—and possibly save lives. Andrew G. Mills. 0; tweet;
Is Online Church Real Church?
It's real, but it's not enough. A full church experience requires flesh-and-blood people to share physical space together.
September 12, 2017. Is Online Church Real Church? It's real, but it's not enough. A it. Online church is not just necessary, it's important, even essential.
Sorry Christians, We Can’t Blame the Media Any More
More than ever before, we have an obligation to act in a Christ-like manner. Not just in church, but everywhere.
Then they get online and reinforce all the worst stereotypes about Christians as self-righteous, ignorant, out-of-touch jerks. You know why so many Christians act like jerks online?
Is Seminary Part of Your Calling?
Sitting at the feet of Jesus might mean getting a degree
When I stumbled on the degree description online, it felt exactly like love at first sight. My brain, heart, and spirit all lit up in recognition: This is for you.
5 Tips to Increase Giving This Summer
Practical ways to encourage donations during these typically slower months.
Set up online giving for your church. Online giving helps keep donations consistent throughout the year, because even if church members miss a Sunday, they can still give online.
The Dangers of a Bait-and-Switch Easter Sunday
Avoiding the pitfalls of special services.
The Dangers of a Bait-and-Switch Easter Sunday. Avoiding the pitfalls of special services. Bob Hyatt. 0; tweet; link. share; share; share. expand: email; print.
The Technophobe's Ministry Survival Guide
Simple ideas you can start today, regardless of church size or know-how.
With more than 87 percent of American adults online, churches of every size can benefit from a variety of technological tools. Online Giving Resources:
Social Media Checklist to Begin the Year
Sometimes it's necessary to make either important updates or subtle adjustments. In any event, your online presence will benefit from an annual inventory of your accounts.
5 Digital Tools for Managing Church Volunteers
Some handy electronic resources with the potential to revolutionize your volunteer management.
both you and your volunteers. The website is a free scheduling service that allows volunteers to register for activities online. Instantly create a sign-up
IRS Extends Deadline for Some ACA Reporting Requirements
Employers receive more time for providing employees with specific forms.
These extended deadlines are only for providing forms to employees. The IRS's full notice can be found online here. Samuel Ogles is Associate Editor for Church Law & Tax.
Developing People on Your Team
10 inexpensive ways to encourage staff members to grow.
Online or teleconference. Technology allows for some great online conferences. Gather the team around a computer, and learn without leaving the office.
Should Churches Have Email Newsletters?
Six reasons your church might benefit from this.
Increased awareness of online giving increases stewardship. If your church has online giving, reminding your members about that option in your weekly email newsletter is a must.
6 Leadership Lessons I've Learned from Millennials
As I'm learning from Millennials, I'm finding hope for the future.
Earlier this year, Watermark Church created a song (which then went viral online) called “Gotta Love Millennials.” (I'm choosing to believe that they're not making fun of Millennials but