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Technology should not transform ministry, but rather do the things that people don’t have to do so they can do what they do best.

Building Meaningful Connections in a World of Tech and Isolation

By Rev. Bill Johnson | May 8, 2018 9:00:00 AM

We live in one of the most connected ages in history. We can stay connected with friends around the globe and have unlimited potential to make new friends. News travels around the globe in moments, and we’re routinely treated to a front-row view of history as live-streaming technology becomes more commonplace. At no other point in human history have we been so quickly and easily connected with other people.

So why are we so isolated?

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Opportunities to Reach Unchurched Teens

By Ann Ciaccio | Jan 5, 2017 9:00:00 AM


Three opportunities presented themselves to me in a relatively short timeframe.

  • An international mission trip that connected with unchurch youth
  • The decline in youth group participation
  • A youth event open to our community
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How to Get Return Visitors after Easter

By Peter Frank | Mar 28, 2016 9:00:00 AM

I'm not a big fan of many holidays, but I love Easter.

There's something special about transitioning from the deep sadness of Good Friday and the quiet of Saturday to the joyful celebration of the Resurrection on Easter Sunday. It is, quite literally, the most exciting thing in the world; it is the gift of salvation won for us by Jesus Christ.

That's why I waited until after Easter to share this post. On Easter morning, our attention is best focused on the empty tomb, not on church attendance or figuring out how to reach visitors in the weeks and months ahead. 

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7 Ways to Attract Christmas Visitors to Your Church Website

By Peter Frank | Dec 10, 2015 9:30:00 AM

Christmas is just over two weeks away, and you know what that means! Among other things, your church will experience an influx of people you haven’t seen in a while (or at least not since Easter).

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How to Help Millennials Avoid Biblical Misunderstandings

By Hannah Osborne | Dec 3, 2015 9:00:00 AM

In the age of the Internet, countless interpretations of the Bible are easier to access than ever. Sites like Amazon boast thousands of published religious books. Bloggers write post after post about religion in the modern age.

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Define the Audience of Your Church Website

By Peter Frank | Oct 8, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Before you write just about any document, you have to think of your audience. Who are you writing for? If I send a text to a friend, it’ll be different from a text I send to my parents. Even for a daily, unimportant task like this one, we automatically consider our audience.

The same goes for your church website.

Who do you want to reach with your website? In other words, what is the purpose of your website?

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Why Pastors Should Blog

By Amanda Lansche | Oct 1, 2015 3:45:00 PM

Today, I hosted a 30-minute webinar on why pastors should blog along with Peter Frank, manager of Concordia Technology Services. We talked with nearly 70 attendees about why blogging matters for pastors and shared ideas on how to start and maintain a successful pastoral blog!

We encouraged pastors to harness the power of blogs as a ministry tool by posting regularly online to connect with members, other pastors, and even strangers.

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Why Pastors Should Blog (Free Webinar!)

By Amanda Lansche | Sep 24, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Why do I need a blog? Good question!

Some people use blogs as online journals, while others post on topics like fashion or technology. As simply a place to write and share, blogs have almost limitless applications! For pastors, they are a great ministry outreach tool.

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