Why Social Media Is Changing The Way You Do Church

Social media use in relation to church is nothing new, but many churches are using social media to change how they reach and interact with others. It’s not just about sharing scripture or marketing upcoming events. Instead, churches are extending their walls to encompass social media followers too. If you want to get more from your social platforms, start using it to change how you do church. You’ll not only reach more people, but possibly grow your church too. Open Conversations With Non-Believers People of all types are on social media, including non-believers. While striking up conversations in person is …

Preach Without Notes And Connect More With Your Audience

Could you ever preach without notes? Right now, that probably sounds about as terrifying as a high-wire act without a net with zero experience. However, how often do you wish you could engage your members more? It’s not exactly comforting looking out and seeing your members looking bored or even worse, sleeping. Before you say it’s not possible, give preaching without notes a chance. It could be the perfect solution for better engagement and even church growth. Perfect Sermon But Zero Engagement You already work hard on your sermons. You do everything you can to make them perfect. This is …

Guest Speakers – How To Maximize Their Impact

Guests speakers can be one of the best ways to draw in more visitors and even grow your church. However, you just have to know how to maximize their impact. Asking someone to speak during normal services without any prior marketing isn’t going to be as beneficial as you might think. By utilizing a few tools and tricks, you might just find your church packed and your guest speakers reaching a much wider audience than you thought possible. Build Anticipation Long Before They Speak When a company launches a new product or service, they don’t typically just wait until it’s …

8 Things You Can Do To Increase Momentum And Growth

Almost every church, especially smaller churches, would love to increase momentum and growth. Sadly, that dream always seems just out of reach. This doesn’t mean it’s impossible. You just have to change your approach a little. While praying definitely does help, it’s time to take action to start achieving your church’s growth goals today. If growth seems too slow, increase momentum a little at a time. Between your church leaders and members, you have the perfect team for increasing your member numbers. 1. Share Your Passion While Tithe.ly suggests praying as the number one way to increase momentum and growth, …

How To Use Facebook To Expand Your Church’s Reach

You may already know that Facebook is useful for churches, but do you really know how to use Facebook to expand your church’s reach? At first, it might seem overwhelming. When should you post? What should you say? How do you create ads and are they even effective? Facebook is complex, but when you know how to use it right, it’s a highly effective way for churches to not only engage with their current members, but reach people worldwide. Increase Engagement With Facebook Groups While you should have your own Facebook page, a great addition to that is a Facebook …

The Ultimate Church Marketing Strategy

Every church needs a well thought out church marketing strategy to keep members coming back on a regular basis while gaining new members. While word of mouth is useful, it shouldn’t be your only marketing strategy. Why? Your members might have great intentions, but be horrible marketers. Luckily, marketing is usually budget-friendly. The main things you’ll need are time and of course, eager volunteers. Embrace Social Media Social media isn’t something your church can ignore. If you were to ask your members how many of them use social media on a regular basis, you’ll quickly see just how important it …

How To Harness The Power Of Facebook Groups

How To Harness The Power Of Facebook Groups

Facebook groups are the perfect way for people to come together over shared interests, including their faith. If your church doesn’t already have a Facebook group, what are you waiting for? By harnessing the power of this highly effective Facebook tool, you not only engage your current members, but draw more in. Think of your own group as a way for everyone to talk about their faith and share their stories 24/7. It’s a great compliment to any church website. Understanding Facebook Groups Before you start harnessing their power, it’s important to have a little bit of background on Facebook …

Why It's Important To Equip Volunteers

Why It’s Important To Equip Volunteers

You have volunteers, but somehow they never seem to accomplish much. Before you place the blame on them, consider how you equip volunteers before they start a project. It’s a step that’s easy to overlook. You know they already know God’s word, but are they properly equipped to share it? From better understanding their duties to having the right tools, it’s vital to equip your church volunteers before they do anything else. Keep Volunteers From Leaving If volunteers aren’t properly equipped, they might feel frustrated and underappreciated. While this isn’t the only reason volunteers leave, it is one that’s easy …

Top 7 Goals For Your Church Website

Top 7 Goals For Your Church Website

You finally have a great church website, but now what? The next step is to decide what you want to accomplish with it. Setting goals for your church website helps you keep your content and marketing strategy focused. While getting more members may be a goal, you have to be more specific. By creating goals, you’ll quickly discover your church’s website is far more effective than you originally thought. While every church’s goals may vary, start with these seven if you need some inspiration. Goal Setting Tips Before you start setting goals for your church website, it’s important to learn …

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How Much Should I Spend On Facebook Advertising?

Marketing your church isn’t quite as easy as traditional word of mouth anymore, but you still have to drive growth somehow. Modern word of mouth involves getting your church noticed online. This is where Facebook advertising can help. Despite the fear that marketing on social media is too expensive, even small churches with minimal budgets can benefit from Facebook ads. Thanks to targeted ads, your money goes to reaching the right audience. Create A Marketing Budget Before you decide how much to spend on Facebook advertising, create a set marketing budget. No matter how much you want to reach the …