“Click the link in our bio”. Probably one of the most common phrases an instagram influencer has to type. Those, now well-known, link limits in instagrams service have sprung up a string of similar services that try to help influencers overcome those limits. The link services, however, can be repurposed for churches and can be a great way to create a “Church Hub” or “next steps” page.[Read more…] about A Helpful Church Use for Instagram Bio Link Tools
Just over a month ago we started a survey to see how COVID has affected Christians and the role technology has played. How have churches, at least from the perspective of respondents, been affected? We’re naturally curious people and we wondered what sort of trends there might be.
- Has people’s faith been strengthened or weakened?
- What role has technology played in this time?
- What technology have people found the most helpful?
- How have churches leveraged technology during this time?
- What opportunities have been seized or missed?
TL;DR, we’re doing a ‘COVID faith survey’ on how COVID-19 and the associated events have affected people’s faith and their churches response. We want to see what the overall impact on Christian faith, personal spirituality and church practice has been as well as peak at the long term fruit as well.[Read more…] about Survey: How Has COVID-19 Affected Your Faith & Church?
During the pandemic, I have really struggled with focus and being productive. So I turned to Tim Challies’ book Do More Better for help.
Although Tim’s book wasn’t my first foray into the world of productivity, nor even ‘Christian productivity’, I knew that I had stopped many of the positive habits I had acquired in the past, and I needed a revision.[Read more…] about Do More Better [Book Review]
Depending on where you live, you may have fully emerged from lockdown or still be under guidance to stay indoors 24/7. In either situation, your post pandemic church should be asking tough questions about the way it will operate in the future. Both what aspects from the lockdown were beneficial and should be further harnessed, and what has been missing.[Read more…] about Free Resource To Plan For Your Post Pandemic Church
I can’t remember the first SNL sketch I ever watched. As a Brit, I probably saw a few and just assumed they were from one of those American programs. However, when I watched their recently parody of Zoom church, I couldn’t help but relate to some of our own churches teething pains during the COVID lockdown.
Have a watch and see if you can relate to their experience.[Read more…] about Zoom Church: the Struggle Is Real…Amen?