According to a recent Pew Religion Study, 25 percent of Americans born after 1980 are not religious, compared with 11 percent of baby boomers and 7 percent of the generation born between 1928 and 1945. How can churches engage Millennials? No matter how your church plans to improve faith development among young adults, you need to first reach them where they are: text messaging on their phones.
I’m not sure how I never knew about this before because I LOVE autocorrect errors and other funny texts online. But this takes it to a whole new level of looking at how our favorite superheroes would text each other. Honestly, I think more and more of this is needed in the future. For now, enjoy these and I’ll see what I can do with sharing more as they come out.
Technology has radically changed the nonprofit world. Never before has it been as easy as it is today to find, connect, and give to charities and causes. Philanthropy and technology are working together to change the world for the better. And now with the boom of the mobile web, crowdfunding, and the high-speed Internet, it’s more important for nonprofit organizations to make sure they’re not missing their piece of the charity pie. Let’s take a closer look at some of the key points in this infographic: [Read more…] about Are Nonprofits Taking Tech Seriously Enough? [Infographic]
700 new donors to your church in one week?
Think that’s crazy? Think again.
Cross Point Church, one of the fastest growing churches in the Southeast, recently utilized a new text-to-give platform called Textify Mobile with resounding success.
In the land of mobile apps and smartphones, the idea of using SMS text messaging seems like stepping back in technology instead of moving forward.
But the truth is, text messaging works!
Maybe it’s because it is such an underused medium and users are more likely to open and read them. None the less, the stats are pretty compelling:
This is a sobering headline, isn’t it?
We write about technology and creativity on ChurchMag each and every day. How to communicate with greater impact and reach, how to use the latest tools that technology provides us, and do it with a kind of creativity that gets peoples attention. We are all about the church, technology and creativity.
And then there’s a headline like this.