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10 Classic Fall Festival Games Your Church Will Love

Are you ready to start planning your church’s Fall Festival? If so, why not look to the past for some inspiration. Your members are sure to love these low-tech, oldy-but-goodie carnival games. 1. Apples on a String Remember bobbing for apples as a kid? Well, this updated, but still vintage, version is sure to be a […]

How to Plan a Memorable Church Fall Festival

It’s that time of year when the weather chills, the leaves turn beautiful rusty colors, and your church starts planning a Fall Festival. If you’ve never planned one before, or if you’re looking for fresh ideas to make this year’s festival run smoothly, here are tips for planning your best church festival yet. 1. Determine […]

4 Crucial Reasons Your Church Should Use Hashtags

When it comes to using social media, many churches toss posts out into the wild, hoping people will find and interact with them. But when it comes to getting noticed on social media, nothing may be as beneficial to your church as using hashtags. What are Hashtags? Hashtags, which are words or groups of words […]

Leadership Inspiration for the Month

We are passionate about your ministry at your church.  You probably have a lot of new guests visiting your church this fall.  You probably have a lot of ministry going on too.  This generates lots of new registrations, new people records, more data about more people engaging in your ministries.  Since 2004 we’ve served thousands […]

3 Ideas for Ramping Up Your Men’s Ministry

Does your church’s men’s ministry need a boost? Are you looking for ways to engage new and younger men and meet their needs in a fresh, relevant way? Here are three ideas for ramping up your church’s men’s ministry so that it can attract new members and meet the needs of existing ones. Bonding Over […]

Why Your Church Should Offer Free WiFi

Today more than ever, a free WiFi Internet connection for church members is an important service every church should offer. Increasingly, restaurants, grocery stores, and other retail shops make an Internet connection available—but churches should offer WiFi not just because it’s culturally popular and “green,” but also because it’s increasingly beneficial. Provide Free WiFi for […]

5 Eye-Opening Church Statistics Every Pastor Should Know

Current church trends can seem mysterious, but when you understand the latest church statistics, making decisions for your church can become easier than ever. Here are some church statistics that may give you a moment’s pause—and open your eyes to opportunities. Church Statistics: It’s All About the Message, the Kids, and the Outreach Gallup asked […]

Top 4 Social Media Channels for Churches

When it comes to communicating with their congregation, a recent poll by the Nonprofit Marketing Guide reveals that 71% of churches find social media one of their most popular solutions, second only to their own website (80%). But with so many social media channels available, which ones are the most effective for churches? Social Media […]

7 Ways to Improve Your Volunteer Recruitment

Every church faces the challenges when it comes to volunteer recruitment. How can you encourage your members to help the church run more effectively and fulfill the ministry’s vision—so that the burden is shared by a larger percentage of members and not simply by a faithful few? If your church needs help encouraging your members […]

5 Ways to Retain Your Church’s Fall Attendance Boost

1. Invite a Mystery Shopper Sure, you love your church. You admire your church’s leadership, the warmth of your members, and spiritual growth you’ve experienced as a result of both. All that love and admiration, however, can result in a “rose-colored glasses” effect. Solve this by inviting a friend or family member who is unfamiliar with […]