15 Church Tech Trends To Embrace This Year

Technology is constantly changing, but the one thing that remains the same is it’s a great opportunity to better engage your church’s members and online followers. All you have to do is embrace some of these newer church tech trends. While you don’t have to stay on the cutting edge all the time, changing your tech strategy even a little could result in better growth and attendance. From social media to live streaming, try the new trends to see how they can help your church spread God’s word and create new ministry leaders throughout the world. 1. It’s Time To …

16 Areas To Gather Church Data And How To Analyze It

While almost every church wants to grow, many don’t realize how important it is to gather church data and learn to analyze it. Thanks to all the various areas you can gather data in, you’ll discover what strategies are working, which ones are flops and even learn what your major problem areas are. The good news is all of the data is rather easy to collect. Use it to discover trends, learn more about what your members want and how to grow your church faster. 1. Church Attendance Church attendance is one of the easiest types of church data to …

14 Church Statistics You Need To Know For 2020

Church trends and the needs of your members and the unchurched change every year. Sometimes, it’s hard to stay on top of these changes and adjust your church’s strategy to maintain growth. Thankfully, church statistics give you more insight into the current state of the church, what Christians think and want, how to reach more people and how to keep your church growing. Each year at REACHRIGHT, we put together a list of church-related stats that help give us a feel for the state of the church. If you are looking for previous years editions you can find them here: …

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 …