This year I started taking classes at a Bible school (thankfully online) and that has lead to me starting to preach at church. As I prepared my first sermon, I wanted to establish a system to help me with tracking sermons and collect useful notes and examples for future sermons. I also wanted a system that would incorporate my own private Bible study notes. Around the same time, I had started hearing more and more about the app Notion.[Read more…] about Tracking Your Sermons With Notion
A few months ago I decided to get my Bible reading habit back on track. After some searching, I found the NET Journal Bible and decided to give it a go. Here is a review including a video version with some differences.[Read more…] about NET Journal Bible [Review]
Last year we went through Don Miller’s Building a StoryBrand book asking how it applied to Churches. Don is back with a new book and a Co-writer, Dr. J. J. Peterson, and I thought I’d look at Marketing Made Simple for Churches and whether it needs adapting.[Read more…] about Marketing Made Simple for Churches [Book Review]
“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?