The Biggest Mistakes Churches Make With Live Streaming

Live streaming is the perfect way for your church to reach a much larger audience. It’s also ideal for engaging members who can’t always make it to weekly services. Of course, if you’re trying to attract new visitors, letting them experience your services online before attending is a good way to help them see if your church is the right fit. While all the benefits might sound great, it’ll only work if you do it right. By avoiding common mistakes, you’ll make live streaming even better for your church and your viewers. Using Low-Quality Audio Much like within your church, …

Major Church Trends To Consider In 2020

As 2020 approaches, it’s time to take a look at upcoming church trends. While some of these aren’t exactly new, they’re still holding strong and even growing in popularity. Some of the major church trends for 2020 might surprise you. Or, you may already have embraced some of these and be ahead of the curve. A few main things to keep in mind are your church may need to rethink the way you drive growth and how people want to communicate with you. Less Flash, More Personal Worship Has your church embraced all the flash and pizazz that’s supposed to …

How Smaller Churches Can Stand Out On Social Media

Social media for small churches might seem pointless with all the larger churches out there seeming to dominate the platforms. However, there is no reason why smaller churches can’t stand out on social media. Thanks to social media platforms being free, you have a unique opportunity to market your church and reach a much larger audience, just like much larger churches. With a minimal time investment every week and a bit of creativity, social media could easily be one of your church’s strongest tools for expanding your reach, engaging members and growing your church. Limit Your Platforms Every single social …

Creating Church Social Media Posts Users Actually Want To Share

Church social media posts don’t always get the attention they deserve. This is often because they’re overlooked or the content isn’t that engaging. Basic text posts, posting infrequently and not encouraging engagement are all to blame. The good news is it’s easy to step up your church’s social media game. Whether you’re a mega church or a small church with less than 100 members, the right posting strategy has the power to transform engagement both online and within your church. Ask Members What They Share Most If you want your members to share your church’s posts, then you need to …

17 Tips For Creating A Must-Read Church Newsletter

Church newsletters aren’t well-known for being entertaining. In fact, many of your members probably don’t even glance at it, whether it’s print or email. You may dream of creating a must-read church newsletter. You know, the kind that people look forward to and share with others. This doesn’t have to be a dream. By revamping your newsletter, you can go from bland to amazing in no time. You might even find that if you offer an email subscription, your church grows both offline and online. 1. Make It Useful People have information overload on a daily, sometimes even hourly, basis. …

Top 15 best church logos of 2019

At Reachright we love a church good logo.  Something clean, maybe modern that communicates who you are as an organization.  It should be easily recognizable, usable and transferable. Any church looking for a new logo should think long and hard about what they want and need. You will want to be in love with it because it is going to be everywhere. This logo will need to have a good lifespan.  It is not something you want to change often because it is essentially your calling card. When you go through all the work of branding your logo and church …

Why You Don’t Need A Custom Church App

You’ve likely heard from many sources that you absolutely need a custom church app, but do you really? The truth might surprise you. Typically, you’ll hear that custom apps are a must-have from app development companies or marketing services. With so many people keeping their mobile device within inches of their hands at all times, it’s reasonable to believe mobile apps are necessary for church growth. Believe it or not, you may not need your own church app at all. For many churches, it just doesn’t make sense. People Already Have Too Many Apps Take a look at your smartphone …

Is Your Church Website Making A Great First Impression?

When you meet someone new, you want to make a great first impression. Shouldn’t your church website have the same goal? However, your church website first impression might not be as wonderful as you might hope. When visitors first encounter a website, they have high expectations. You only have seconds to grab their attention and show them your site is worth sticking around for. But, is your church’s site up to par? Make Navigation Easy One of the first hiccups for many church websites is navigation. Since navigation is a core element, if it’s not friendly, your entire site could …

Everything You Need To Know About Church Website Security

Having a successful church website takes work, but it’s well worth it to expand your reach. Part of the job is taking care of church website security. Sadly, it’s not quite as simple as figuring out what to blog about next or making sure your latest sermon uploads correctly. You also have to worry about cybercriminals causing trouble for your church and your site users. While there isn’t any way to 100% protect a website, you can take certain steps to prevent attacks and hacks. The harder it is to infiltrate your site, the safer you are. Understand Your Risks …

The Best Time For Holding Team Meetings

Does holding team meetings seem to be impossible? You schedule them, but only a few people show up. The main problem might be the time you’re holding the meetings. While certain times are convenient for you, they might be horrible for your church staff, volunteers and members. Picking the best time will take a little work as there isn’t an ideal time for every single church or team. However, once you find that golden time, you’ll find your meetings are much more effective. 1. Why Team Meetings Are Important If no one is even showing up, why bother with team …