Church Communications: Content Marketing for the Church
By Greg Saffles · May 11, 2018 • This is a concept to go the second mile, beyond those well-known approaches, to serve people with things that will help them, add value to their lives, and provide an avenue for us to ultimately point them to Christ.
The 4 Best Target Strategies for Getting the Most Out of Social Media
By Keri Rafter · May 9, 2018 • As consumers spend more time online, new types of behaviors are increasing, including connecting with friends, following brands, sharing contacts, all especially useful for a church strategy looking at outreach.
Planning Center Online Tips: The Value of the Matrix, Templates
By David Erlandson · April 16, 2018 • While the basic functions are quickly learned by most everyone, it’s the array of options that bring out its true power, to where it amazes me today that some worship leaders are not using the software.
Planning Center Online Tips: Keep Every Staff Member in the Loop
By Eric Byrd · April 5, 2018 • Don’t sabotage your own leadership and ministry tool. If you are the person they go to for information, the ministry’s success rests completely on you getting the information out.
Social Media & Churches: Choose Platforms Selectively for Audience
By Jennifer Johnson · March 29, 2018 • Instead of posting to six social media platforms, for example, because they are ‘there,’ use the ones that have the greatest impact.
Getting Started on Streaming: Begin By Building A Strategy
By Tim Dougherty · March 8, 2018 • Before you commence ordering hardware and evaluating services, as a guiding principle, consider taking time to establish a streaming strategy for your deployment.
Online Church: Overcoming the Fear of Technology
By Keri Rafter · March 7, 2018 • Church at its best is when it captures powerful storytelling, engaging people and moving them by what is said, to join us in other spaces for chat, prayer, and deeper discussion.
Digital Audio Workstations and The Options That Exist
By Daniel Beard · January 29, 2018 • After spending the time to determine which digital audio workstation is the right fit for you, don't forget to review the countless plugins that you can use to manipulate the audio through EQ, compression, saturation, reverb, delay, etc.
Churches Should Look to Cast A Larger Social Media Net
By Tim Dougherty · January 26, 2018 • Just putting a video stream out into the wild, can add up to where an initiative may never reach its potential and may even fail completely.
The Facebook Apocalypse: Step Back from the Ledge
By Adrian Gates · January 16, 2018 • How I learned to stop worrying about the latest algorithm change by Facebook, and come to love the Newsfeed.
Strategies for Your Church’s Social Media Content
By Len Wilson · January 11, 2018 • Each network has unique characteristics. One is post lifespans. The lifespan of a post, or how long it is visible to your followers, is somewhat dependent on the size of a person’s network.
Why is Social Media in Ministry So Important?
By Len Wilson · January 10, 2018 • The social media model of communication is receiver-focused. It’s about understanding problems and helping solve them. The medium, at its best, has shifted us from hype to help.
5 Rules for Making Church Websites Interactive
By Adrian Gates · September 26, 2017 • Ultimately for a church, the goal must be a deeper relationship with Jesus through better connection to the body.
Multiple Install Phases Add Up to Notable AVL Upgrades at Texas Church
By Andres Caamano · June 30, 2017 • Over the span of three months, Texas church has featured install improvements including L-Acoustics line arrays, Barco projectors, and an LED wall.
Movie Maker, iMovie Offer Free Video Editing Software Choices
By Jennifer Johnson · June 2, 2017 • There are, of course, many other video editing options, but most of the other choices on the market come with a price tag.
Latest ResourceWorship Facilities Magazine, March-April 2018
The March-April 2018 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine offers articles about how to prepare, prevent and respond to church violence, a look into what church management software can do for your church community, and a piece on how a once popular nightclub venue was transitioned to become Shoreline Church's new home.