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Pastoral Training Is Changing
It's not a straight path to the pulpit anymore.
Seminary Today. Online Opportunities. “People don't want to pick up their lives and their families and go somewhere else to seminary. They want the flexibility to take courses online.”.
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?
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.
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.
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. expand: email; print. Image
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.
How You Can Help Church Staff Determine Fair Pay
Take this survey that will provide data for a new digital compensation-setting tool.
nationwide. The online tool will offer compensation profiles classified by part-time, full-time, church size, income budget, and geographical setting. Each
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.