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Bulk Texting for Churches: It’s ok to wait until your church is ready

By Jason Alexis | August 24, 2021

Sometimes, we are just not ready to get on board. Everyone tells us that we should. We might even agree. And yet, there is that feeling in our gut that says: “Not at the moment.” We want you to honor that gut feeling. Doing things when we are truly ready means we will do them…

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Case Study: Easy texting to Kids Ministry parents

By Jason Alexis | August 14, 2021

When the kids in the Kids Ministry need mom and dad, whose mobile phone do you use to send the text? The problem, of course, is not the lack of phones—almost everyone’s got one. The issue is the number. When mom or dad gets a text about their child from a number they don’t recognize,…

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Church 1 on 1 calling in a bulk texting app? Yes, please!

By Jason Alexis | June 21, 2021

Why would a church-centric, bulk texting platform, such as PastorsLine, add a 1 on 1 calling feature to its mobile app? One reason is the personal touch. There are plenty of times when a phone call is the best type of communication. This is especially true for churches. Yet, this is just the tip of…

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QR codes and Churches: Now and Beyond

By Jason Alexis | May 25, 2021

Spring 2021. In the US, things are moving towards being able to get back together face-to-face. People are starting to meet in larger groups. However, the CDC still recommends masks, social distancing, and a more touchless environment. QR codes can help with that. What are QR codes? A quick response (QR) code is a 2-dimensional…

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3 Reasons Your Church Landline is Better Than Your Cell Number

By Jason Alexis | May 18, 2021

We’ve learned that it’s “mobile-first” when it comes to a digital communication strategy, right? So, you might find it strange that some churches PREFER using their landline for texting and calling. Pastor Richard Stigile of Real Life Church gave us three reasons why he and his church prefer using their landline number for church communication…

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Case study: Upfront attention ‘seals the deal’ with Biltmore Church of God

By Jason Alexis | February 26, 2021

At PastorsLine, service is the main part of our organization’s culture. We truly feel that we serve God best by serving others well. Of course, this applies to our partners—those who have chosen to use PastorsLine as part of their church’s digital communication methodology. Just as importantly, however, it includes each and every person who…

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Case study: Texting helps Moncton Wesleyan feed, minister to, and connect their church members

By Jason Alexis | February 12, 2021

Does this sound like your church? Bonnie Keith (Connections, Missions, & Outreach Ministry Assistant of Moncton Wesleyan Church) shared that in their church: “Before signing up for Pastorsline we were emailing and calling but not getting the results we had hoped for with either. Emails remained unopened and calls were not being answered. In the…

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Texting Can Resurrect the Easter Story

By Jason Alexis | February 6, 2021

What’s your church doing for Easter? It might seem strange to be thinking about it so early, especially in view of the rapidly-changing landscape due to COVID-19. Yet, we know that Easter is a holiday many people connect with and observe. In addition, Easter is a timeless reminder of the power of Jesus. The potential…

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Iglesia Cristiana Buenas Nuevas shares how the right communications platform can engage 95+% of your church members

By Jason Alexis | November 17, 2020

Here is a silver lining story shared by Associate Pastor Humberto Hilario of Iglesia Cristiana Buenas Nuevas. Up to the time the clouds rolled in, their church communications were “in-person (mostly) or WhatsApp/messaging for some groups. We had no communications plan or follow up strategy.” While this wasn’t the most efficient or effective communications methodology,…

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Enjoy Mass Texting for Churches + Support Like Cornerstone Church

By Jason Alexis | October 19, 2020

It’s not useful if you don’t know how to use it. Something is only great if you are comfortable using it, right? That’s why it was wonderful to hear about the experience of Liz St. George, Administrative Assistant at Cornerstone Church. Liz shared that the support she received from PastorsLine made all the difference. Before…