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How The Idea Of Sunday Worship Is Changing

As you look out over your members on Sunday morning, you might feel discouraged to see fewer members in attendance. It’s not always the church itself that’s the problem, though. Many of your members have had to change their schedules for their jobs, their kids’ activities and caring for aging parents. This makes it difficult for them to attend traditional services. Sunday worship is starting to change to accommodate more people and better engage members. Getting on board might just help your church grow faster. Offer Live Streaming Your members can’t always attend, but that shouldn’t mean they can’t worship …

How To Move Volunteers On Happily

How To Move Volunteers On Happily

Your volunteers play an essential role in keeping your church running and growing, but sometimes their skills are needed in different areas. Volunteers might not realize they’ve reached their full potential in one area or how much help they’d be working on another project. While this might seem like a tricky situation, it’s easier than you might think to move volunteers on happily. In fact, they may even enjoy volunteering even more as a result. Explain Their Value To The New Opportunity Simply assigning a volunteer to a new area without any real explanation might feel more like a punishment …

The Importance Of Empowering The Right People

The Importance Of Empowering The Right People

Empowering the right people is one of the ways that most businesses and non-profits grow. After all, a single person can’t possibly do it all. Great leaders know it’s important to not just lead but to encourage others to lead as well. This is especially important for churches. When the right people feel motivated and encouraged, there’s no limit to how much they can accomplish. It all starts with inspiring them to reach their full potential. Accomplish More Through Delegation We’ve already discussed why leading as a micromanager is a mistake. Not only do you burn out quickly, but you …

Why Church People Become Toxic

Why Church People Become Toxic

The church is a place of kindness, happiness, community and inspiration. What happens when all that changes and church people become toxic? Sadly, it does happen. This is especially true as some members move on to other churches or leave the church completely. It’s important to understand the causes and signs to prevent the toxic attitudes of the few from infecting your entire church family. Ensure It’s Not Leadership Sometimes church people become toxic because the follow the example of toxic leaders. Other members may leave to avoid the effect of other toxic members in the church. It’s fairly easy …

8 Top Church App Companies

8 Top Church App Companies To Help You Connect With Your Community

One of the best ways to make your church more modern is with your own branded app to help everyone stay connected. Unless you’ve got an app developer as one of your members, you’ll need to compare church app companies to see which one is best for your needs. From keeping track of church activities to making donations, an app could be just what you need to improve attendance and engage your members. Compare these top companies to get your own church app. The Top Church App Companies 1. Tithe.ly Church App $149 Startup | $59/month Tithe.ly built church apps that are …

How To Engage The Youth Of Today

When you look around at your church, how many younger members come every week? It’s important to learn how to engage the youth of today so you have regular members in the future. Churches often struggle to connect with kids and teens. It’s kind of like trying to be the cool parent but still not fully understanding what these younger members truly need from you. You don’t have to give up on them. They still need guidance from church leaders and members. It’s just learning the right ways to engage them. Problems Connecting With Younger Members One of the biggest …

7 Tips To Increase Engagement To Improve Church Attendance

Church leaders are always looking for ways to improve church attendance. Most of the time, it all comes down to finding ways to increase engagement. Even the most devout members may not want to attend if they feel bored or seem to have no purpose within the church. This doesn’t mean you have to give up. This means your members need you more now than ever. They need church leaders to engage them and make church something to look forward to every week. 1. Ask What Members Enjoy/Want Most While 40% of Americans say they attend church weekly, the real …

how your website can turn your church into engaged members

How Your Website Can Turn Church Visitors Into Engaged Members

Your church website isn’t just a static page with a picture of your church and worship hours. It can be one of the most powerful tools you have in turning those first time and sporadic church visitors into highly engaged members. It’s always difficult to know exactly what visitors are looking for in a church. One or two visits isn’t nearly enough for them to get to know the family and community they could be joining. With so many people relying on the Internet to help them make important decisions, including where to worship, it’s time to let your website …