COVID-19 is a real disruption – to our daily lives, to our work, to our churches – to everything, really. When this pandemic and its lockdowns began a year ago, we could not foresee where we would end up. And we still don’t really know how this is all going to turn out. The same can be said for … Read more about Resurrecting the Church, Post-COVID
What is the one trait that your volunteers need to succeed with digital ministry? I get it. I’ve heard from so many of you that you’re tired of doing this digital ministry thing alone – if you could just find some volunteers to help, it would lift such a burden and allow you to focus on some … Read more about “But I’m not good with technology!”
As discussed last week in our Facebook Live video, we’re happy to share these three resources that can help you this Lenten season: Pastor Keith Anderson with quick learnings on basics of Lutheranism - Two Minute Lutheran --> https://udlc.org/twominutelutheranPreparing Lenten kits? … Read more about Quick Resources for Lent
The following is excerpted from the ELCA Youth Ministry Network's Connect Journal. Digital ministry has been a challenge churches have faced for two decades. And it’s been a challenge that, if we are honest, many of us have struggled with. Christianity is an incarnational religion, after all, … Read more about Ministry in a Digital World
While it helps that people have turned to the internet for their spiritual needs, you still need people to find your church to answer those needs. To ensure that happens, here are a couple suggestions to beef up your content and make your website worth finding. Make it shareable - Posting content … Read more about It’s Time to Beef Up Your Content
Although not all posts and comments on your social media feeds are “treasures,” many of the not-so-positive posts can be used to improve your digital ministry. The positive comments, however, are complete gems and should be shared all over the place! Here's a couple ideas on how you can turn your … Read more about One man’s social comment can become your content
2020 has been a rollercoaster of a year. Most of us haven’t made it this far unscathed. That being said, it might not be the easiest of years to find things to be thankful for. What’s the saying? “Challenge accepted.” Actually, our challenge for you this week is to prompt your congregation to get … Read more about It’s been a tough year…
During the Advent & Christmas seasons, people love helping other people. Whether it’s helping a friend, family member, or someone less fortunate, the Advent & Christmas seasons tend to bring out the philanthropist in most individuals. That being said, can you imagine the snowball of goodwill … Read more about Let’s Inspire a Month of Kindness
I know I don’t have to tell you that the holiday season is just around the corner. However, I would like to offer a few ideas on how to prepare your church website for the holidays. Let's make sure your website is updated and ready for the season ahead (and your holiday visitors!) First things … Read more about Put away the tinsel and fire up your computer
Ha! But really though, humor is a great way to make yourself, your website and your newsletters more personable and clickable. A word of caution, the more complex the joke, the more potential it is to flop and/or offend. Keep your humor lite and positive. You’ll want to be sure whatever you say … Read more about Tell God your plans.
We just launched a new series called Captivating Content! In this new series, we will help pastors and church leaders create new and creative content easily and consistently. If you are not subscribed to our weekly newsletter, sign-up below! Don't forget to check out our Digital … Read more about Launching Captivating Content!
I’ve heard from a few pastors now that life has gotten a bit overwhelming. And I want to help. I can’t record their sermons for them, nor can I manage everyone’s websites and social pages. (Although I can teach you how to more effectively juggle your digital ministries; schedule a call with me today … Read more about So much to do, so little time?