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WebMinistry 2.0 for Churches: A Step-by-Step Guide

WebMinistry 2.0 for Churches {Step-by-Step Guide} Part 1: The Web Process WebMinistry 2.0 for Churches {A Step-by-Step Guide} Part 2: 5 Reasons to use WordPress WebMinistry 2.0 for Churches {A Step-by-Step Guide} Part 3: WordPress and Its Famous 5 Minute Installation WebMinistry 2.0 for Churches {A Step-by-Step Guide} Part 4: Ten Useful Plug-ins WebMinistry 2.0 […]

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Churches that are “family-owned and operated” closing this year

This week cover symptoms often found in dysfunctional churches. The list is not meant to be critical but eye-opening. There is hope for our churches, and that hope is found in Christ. Some highlights: If there are severe theological errors in a church, it may no longer be a true church. Force-terminated pastors are too common. The average […]

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2015 STATE of the MEGACHURCH REPORT: Recent Shifts in America’s Largest Protestant Churches

Leadership Network & Hartford Institute The Beck Group by Scott Thumma, Ph.D. and Warren Bird, Ph.D. Amid reports from America’s largest Protestant churches of scandals or decline after pastoral transitions, many have speculated about their health and future vitality. Our 2015 survey of megachurches, the fifth such survey since 2000 that our two organizations have created and fielded, directly addresses this topic of vitality and […]

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Top 5 Churches That Use Social Media Best

Mars Hill Seattle (marshill.com) – Beyond the sometimes polarizingly, yet magnetic personality of teaching pastor Mark Driscoll (@pastormark), the church has a very sizeable audience engagement on not just Facebook and Twitter, but also podcasting, Instagram, Pinterest, and YouTube, said Chuang. The private church-based social network The City (http://www.onthecity.org) traces its origins to Mars Hill. LifeChurch.tv based […]

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TOP 10 Reasons to Use Google Hangouts for Churches

Unlimited Post/Video Length Edit Your Posts/Videos Hangouts On Air Hangouts – normal hangouts are a great way for staff meetings and devotionals Over 250 Million Users have “upgraded” to Google Plus. Visibility – Google Plus increases your church’s visibility and ranking in search engine results Add someone to your circles without asking for permission Google’s “Data Liberation” gives […]

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One Handy Trick (Recurring or Scheduled Events) when using Google Hangouts for Churches

This is a handy and helpful trick for recurring and/or scheduled events when using Google hangouts for churches: If you want to repeat the same event each week, click the down-pointing arrow in the “Details” pane of your event, then click “Duplicate event.” This will give you a slightly different bit of iframe code to […]

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