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Social Media: Post with purpose

We’re huge social media fans and it’s something that we feel should most definitely be part of your Church communication plan. However, social media is one of those things that can take on a life of its own. If you’re not careful it can be a huge drain on your time, stimulate mindless chatter and […]

Periscope: Live streaming for churches with a difference

A  couple of weeks ago we wrote a couple of posts on storytelling as an effective means of church communication. Storytellling is the concept of adding narrative and context to your message and presenting information in a way that is engaging and easy for people to understand. Video can be a great way to share stories and […]

Church event landing pages: Tips and best practice examples

We’re continuing with the theme of church events this week and discussing best practice examples of church event landing pages. Before we go any further it’s worth clarifying what a landing page is: “In the purest sense a landing page is any web page that a visitor can arrive at or ‘land’ on. However, when […]

3 types of online church events to consider

This week our hot topic is church events, in our last post we spoke about promoting physical events online in this post we want to talk about hosting online events. For many churches and Christian organisations hosting online church events is completely new territory, so we thought we’d provide an intro and some inspiration in […]

Quick start guide to promoting your next church event online

All churches host events of some kind; from concerts, conferences and community fun days to retreats, outings and fundraising rallies. These events often vary in size, format and cost but one thing is true for all, event promotion has a significant impact on event attendance. Successful church events take a great degree of planning, which […]

Taking the traditional testimony further – church online

In the book ‘Essential Guide to Healing‘ Bill Johnson states; “One of the strongest influences in our culture comes from the value we place on the testimony. for us, the testimony is more than someone giving his or her story in a public setting. That is good and encourages us all. But there is a more […]

Let’s get creative with our church communication

The Lord has filled Bezalel with the Spirit of God, giving him great wisdom, ability, and expertise in all kinds of crafts. 32 He is a master craftsman, expert in working with gold, silver, and bronze. 33 He is skilled in engraving and mounting gemstones and in carving wood. He is a master at every […]

3 storytelling tips to improve your church communications

In our last post we spoke about the benefits of storytelling  and why you should consider it in your church communication. In this post we will provide some storytelling tips on how you can use storytelling in a practical and effective way. 1. Tell your story Have you ever heard the saying ‘our lives are […]

10 top tips for getting started with Twitter

Twitter is one of our favourite social media sites; it may not be as big as Facebook but it’s a place of vibrant and genuine conversation, a place where people congregate around creative ideas and topics they care about. Twitter has the potential to be a very useful tool for most organisations but most don’t […]

5 tips for making your church an attractive online destination

Is your church going around the houses instead of entering an open door? According to a study by GlobalWebIndex in 2014 people spent on average 6hrs a day on the Internet, that’s significant! Clearly the world-wide-web is an open door that provides unrivalled access to the people the church is called to serve. Our goal […]