Connecting Your Church’s Online Presences

  So you’ve setup a great church website, you keep it updated and well-organized. You’ve created a Facebook page for your church and have a respectable number of “likes.” You might even have a Twitter account for the church and you post things there to your hand-full of followers. You’ve…

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Church Marketing Resources

I’m over in Ann Arbor, Michigan giving a presentation to Michigan area church planters at the LCMS Michigan District office today about church marketing and I thought I’d share the resources I’m using here for everyone to access. Marketing is about so much more than advertisements and websites. There’s a…

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Spring Cleaning at Church Part 3: Digital Cleaning

Continuing our spring cleaning at church series, we’re looking today at digital cleaning. Since we’re already giving our physical stuff and style a freshening up, it’s time to look at our digital spaces: websites, social media, and the like. It’s easy to let these places slip our minds when it…

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Beefing up the band with digital musicians

One of the ways I mentioned before about how churches can use technology was to add digital musicians to your worship team.  I wanted to go into a little more detail and share how we’re doing that at Journey now. First a few key things to understand: Generally speaking, I’m…

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5 Ways to Use Technology at Church

In case you might not have picked up on it, I’m a fan of technology. I’m also very pro technology when it comes to church and leveraging that technology to make things interactive, engaging and user-friendly. So if your church isn’t on the technology train yet or you’re wondering if…

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Would Jesus be on Facebook?

Last night at Merge (Journey’s weeknight Bible study) we covered an unusual topic for a Bible study: Facebook. Specifically, is Facebook a good thing for Christians to be a part of. There’s been lots of stuff posted lately about this very topic, and some from some very high-profile people. The…

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