In an earlier post on what we should all know about church tech, we explored complexity. We touched on how broad “church tech” is. We also spoke about the importance of understanding of drawings line between disciplines. And, that it was critical for church leaders to understand this. Check out that post here. We now look at structure and systems in church tech. “Structure and systems” is not a phrase loved in every organisation.[Read more…] about Structure And Systems In Church Tech – You Should Know
As someone starting out in preaching, it’s important that I have a system so I don’t forget any important steps or process. In an earlier post, I showed how I create a board in Notion to track upcoming sermons. Today I wanted to show how I prepare a sermon using Notion and showcase a template I have created.[Read more…] about How to Prepare a Sermon Using Notion
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]
I don’t know about you, but a year ago I would have struggled to think about doing evangelism online. I’ve got some friends that work in those fields and I always come back to the same questions with them. Does it work? Doesn’t it feel a bit weird? Are people who wouldn’t consider themselves Christ followers willing to explore faith online? How do you connect new believers to local churches? How can more people be involved in it?[Read more…] about Evangelism Online? How Can Churches Do It?
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?
Nona Jones has written one of the stand out books of the year for churches and non profits. With so many churches and non profits having to rush online, churches are looking to platforms like Facebook to assist them building connections through digital means. The release of Social Media to Social Ministry: A Guide to Digital Discipleship could not have been timed better and the book itself does not disappoint.[Read more…] about Social Media to Social Ministry: A Guide to Digital Discipleship [Review]