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Have you Defined your Church Strategy?

4 The king asked, “Well, how can I help you?” With a prayer to the God of heaven, 5 I replied, “If it please the king, and if you are pleased with me, your servant, send me to Judah to rebuild the city where my ancestors are buried.” 6 The king, with the queen sitting […]

4 Great Examples of Christian Digital Media

  So I saw this tweet early on this week and felt inspired. Great video @CiPolitics about being more engaged in the world we live in; ‘participate don’t just commentate’ #showup http://t.co/W944S65sjB — Gavin White (@gavinwhite76) January 13, 2015 It reminded me of the great ways that the Internet can be used to activate and energise […]

4 Simple Steps for Creating a Church Communication Plan

Do your planning and prepare your fields before building your house – Proverbs 24:27 (NLT) Planning is Biblical, if you want to build something that is solid, lasting and successful then planning is often required. A plan does not need to be rigid, inflexible and unyielding but it does need to lay out a clear […]

Reading List: Hearing God by Dallas Willard

Happy New Year – we hope you’ve had a fabulous Christmas and a great start to the New Year! Like many of you we’ve been thinking about our priorities for this year and what this year might hold for SameVine. SameVine is only three months old so our story is just beginning and we want […]

Get to Know Your Church Website Visitors

First and foremost seek the Lord in prayer Proverbs 3:5-6 New Living Translation (NLT) 5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. 6 Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take. I believe we ought to live by this verse and it […]

Transforming Church and Transforming Community through Digital Media

We attended the Christian New Media conference this past Saturday and we were impressed on all fronts, the theme was ‘transforming church, transforming society’ and it focused on the transformational nature of digital media. This theme was right up our street because we believe that digital media is key to cultivating a culturally relevant church. […]

4 Benefits of hiring a professional to build your church website

There are many reasons we launched SameVine, but it was primarily because we noticed that many churches still don’t have a website, and of the church websites that do exist many are poorly designed and developed. Of course there are some great church websites, but unfortunately this tends to be the exception rather than the […]

3 things to consider when choosing your church web address

Your web address is quite simply your address on the Internet Also known as a ‘domain name’ because it  refers to  the area of the Internet that you control, essentially  your domain on the web. There are two parts to your web address, the top-level-domain which is the end of your web address such as […]

What is Ministry Marketing?

For us ministry marketing is simply an extension of evangelism, it is about using new media to fulfil an old mandate – the great commission, outlined in Mark: “And then he told them, “Go into all the world and preach the Good News to everyone” – Mark 16:15. Never has it been easier to reach […]

Does your church website serve its purpose?

I have a question for you; Why does your church website exist – what is it that you want your website to bring to your ministry?  This is an important question to ask before you even begin working on your website, because your ‘why’ will always determine the ‘what’ of your website. In other words, […]