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The Top Ten Ways TO Execute A Follow UP Campaign

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You talk with your congregation on Sundays and maybe set up a one-on-one meeting during the week. But what about the rest of the time? Is there a way to know if your message has hit home or if some members of your congregation need extra support? As a pastor, having a follow up strategy is one of the keys to an effective ministry. Follow ups can be...
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Why Your Church’s Website Must Be A Priority

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Are you giving your church website the attention that it deserves?  If not, you might be missing out on one of the most powerful ways to connect with people. A church's website is a way to quickly connect with the world. It's often the channel that brings new people into contact with a church's ministry for the first time. However, a website o...
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Increased Productivity Without Increased Stress? Yes, It’s Possible!

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How much are you getting done each day? If it's less than you'd like, you're normal. However, the difference between a lackluster ministry and truly inspirational church leadership can come from improving your productivity so that you are always working towards the most important goals of your ministry. The difference comes from how you use each ho...
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Why Your Church Needs a Mobile App (Really!)

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We live distracted Lives. There are so many different things vying for our attention. As your church tries to be a place of learning, comfort and community, your message can get drowned out. Your church needs to ensure that its message rises above the clamor. You already know that your church needs a website. But did you also know that if your chur...
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LET YOUR SERMONS KEEP WORKING FOR YOU- REPURPOSE!

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You spent all week working on your Sunday sermon, and the congregation loved it. Now what? Is your only option to shelve all your hard work and possibly reuse the sermon after several years? NOT ANY MORE! The Internet has opened up a world of opportunities for getting more mileage out of your sermons! You can continue to connect with the people who...
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Is Digital Marketing Right For Your Church?

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There's no question that you are busy. Growing, running and maintaining a thriving congregation takes consistent work, but many pastors are neglecting a critical angle for their efforts- the Digital Realm! It's A Busy World Out There! In a world where smartphones are almost a given, you should endeavor to engage your congregation through mobile app...
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Do Churches Belong On Social Media?

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Social media is often spoken of with a negative connotation within churches, and it’s not completely unjustified. There are many detrimental aspects of the way that social media is being used by different individuals and groups. But social media also provides a way for people to instantly get connected to each other and share thoughts and ideas.

People are looking for a way to interact and stay in touch, which is why social media has caught on and spread like wildfire. Did you know that Facebook has 1.13 billion daily active users? With statistics like that, it’s easy to see why being on social media is becoming more and more important to stay relevant. You have to meet people where they are, and right now, they are on social media.

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Five Reasons to Use Google Adwords for Your Ministry

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Pastors across the world are beginning to learn something important about the internet. It is a fertile field waiting for the right seeds to be planted.

They are growing their churches and expanding their communities with something most of us consider to be just for business: Google AdWords and the Google search engine.

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4 Easy Steps to Livestream Your Church Services

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Do you really need another way to reach your church audience? The answer, of course, is a resounding yes. The modern world is far too interconnected for you to limit your ministry to only the people in your pews, so live steaming your church services is an effective way to reach a broader network instead.

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Does My Church REALLY Need Google?

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As a church, it can be hard to know how to deal with technology… and it’s everywhere. Between mobile apps, social media, and digital marketing, it’s hard to know what is potentially harmful and what could be used as a tool to expand your ministry’s outreach or help your members connect.

Reach More People Using Online Tools

With so much to consider, a lot of churches shy away from having any kind of online presence. Especially in churches with a predominantly older congregation, there’s a shared sentiment that trusting God to bring the right people in is enough. God doesn’t need Google to reach people. Of course not!  But, a church’s online presence isn’t about what God needs, it’s about the people who need to connect with God.

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