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Church Emails Behaving BadlyI am under no delusions that pastors think of things like their church sending emails as much as I do. But I do think that pastors should have a helpful little cheat-sheet primer available to share with their team so that churches can stop being …
You own it, you love it, it works! Would it be irreverent to thank God for WD40? Good pastors, like the popular lubricant, get things moving—great ones keep them moving! Ads for WD40 suggest that you shouldn't just use it when you're in …
The 3 Most Important Church Systems There are many systems in place at churches of every size, location & style; most are borne out of necessity, but some are adopted because they've been seen at work in other churches. While the list of church systems could be exhaustive, I've …
Pastors: Knowing The Right StuffAt the pace of ministry today, pastors really need less stuff and more meaningful information to make ministry decisions. Keeping up with the demands on their time is a never-ending struggle. They want to know enough information to be "in-the-loop" …
// You've probably noticed that every so often we add a new sponsor to ChurchCentral.com, as well as various downloadable resources. This time, the sponsor and resource come as a package deal. We collaborated with FellowshipOne to produce a pretty …
For many years, churches pondered (and even debated) the question should they collect offerings by having a box in the back or by passing the plate? Today there is a much more important issue that is transforming how people give and how churches …
In conducting training seminars on church giving for thousands of pastors and church leaders the most common question I hear is "Should the Pastor know how much people give?" From my own experience, I can tell you that when churches try to answer …
You know Central Christian Church in Las Vegas. Remember Senior Pastor Jud Wilhite's 2007 book "Stripped" that rocked some folks in the church world with its real-life stories of grace for the untouchables; strippers, drugs addicts and homosexuals. (…
Jeff Berg and Aaron Stewart got so frustrated trying to coordinate worship and service planning at Southwest Community Church in Indian Wells, Calif., they decided to do something about it. Last year the pair organized Ministry Centered Technologies …
PBS and The New York Times reported in 2004 that the convenience of credit cards had become "critical to our famously compulsive economy." Trends indicate that credit cards may soon become critical to American church giving as well. An increasing …
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Social media workshop - Part 1

Howard Brown of CircleBuilder teaches you how to take your Internet ministry up a notch, including tips on improving your Web site and utilizing social media. This workshop was presented at a recent Society for Church Consulting summit.

 
Social media workshop - Part 2

Howard Brown of CircleBuilder continues his presentation on social media and Web site creation.

 
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