Reaching New Visitors As A Brand New Church

When you’re a brand new church, it’s difficult trying to grow. You likely have other established churches in the area already. The key is not to try to reach churched people who are unhappy where they are, but the unchurched who left long ago or just aren’t certain if a church is right for them. Reaching new visitors requires work, but with the right techniques, you can grow your new church faster. Plus, you’ll quickly become a staple in your local community. Avoid Common Growth Mistakes The first step is to avoid common growth mistakes. These can prevent your brand …

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. …

The Ultimate Quick Wins You Can Get For Your Church

Does it ever feel like your church is constantly working towards a goal, but never quite winning? It’s discouraging and one of the reasons churches fail at their goals. Breaking up goals into smaller tasks or portions allows you to take advantage of quick wins for your church. Getting those small victories gives you the confidence to keep going. Quick wins are everywhere. They’ll help you grow your church, increase engagement, build your online presence and much more. Challenge Volunteers Volunteers get bored. Only a handful of members ever volunteer. You have far more to accomplish than you have engaged …

These 15 Things Are Holding Your Church Back

Right now, you might list several dozen things holding your church back, such as not enough money. However, most of the things preventing your church from growing are just obstacles to overcome. And yes, you can overcome them. Most of it comes down to planning and being willing to make a few major changes that drastically improve how others see your church and the level of engagement inside and outside your church. 1. No Plan For Growth As simple as it might sound, do you currently have a set plan for growth? Church growth isn’t just something that happens. While …

The 4 Keys To Assimilation And Growth Track

Every church would love to see more growth. By following the four keys to assimilation, growth isn’t just something to wish for anymore. These keys are fairly straightforward, but it may take some practice to master them. After all, every church and visitor are different. The overall key to remember is to continue to tweak your strategy until you find what works for assimilating new members and retaining existing members. 1. Focus On Hospitality Hospitality is one of the most important keys to assimilation. Think of hospitality as the first impression you make on visitors. It’s important to note that …

How To Create More Engaging Church Videos

Engaging church videos not only get watched, but shared. Odds are, you probably know of at least a few Christian videos that have went viral recently. People you’ve watched them not only remember the content, but the church as well. It definitely pays to create more engaging videos to reach a wider audience. Remember, it’s not just your members who are watching your videos. Anyone who can access the Internet is a potential viewer, so engage them all. Get Out In The Community How many of your church videos are set in your church? They’re probably all in just one …

16 Ways To Write Fantastic Church Website Copy

Want to know the secret behind some of the top church websites? They all have fantastic church website copy. Yes, their sites are also filled with useful resources, but their website copy is what draws in visitors to begin with and helps search engines rank their sites. Thinking of just uploading some basic FAQs and an About Us page? Skip basic and generic and write copy that will actually help you grow your church. 1. Know The Difference Between Copy And Content Often times, you’ll hear the words “copy” and “content” used interchangeably. While most of the tips here apply …

Utilizing Facebook To Grow Your Church Community

You want to grow your church community, but where should you start? Facebook is the king of social media and the perfect place to start growing your church. The good thing is Facebook offers numerous ways to reach out to your members and the entire Facebook community. The key is to be as active on the platform as you are in your church. With the help of social media savvy volunteers, Facebook could become one of the most powerful tools you have for engaging and growing your church. Use Facebook Ads Facebook ads reach the millions of daily users on …