Interview: Automated, Streamlined and Sustainable Texting for Grandad’s Church

Interview: Automated, Streamlined and Sustainable Texting for Grandad’s Church

By Anne Heath | January 27, 2019

The limited resources of many churches mean each ‘asset’ should multitask as much as possible. Communication apps are no exception. I recently had a chance to speak with Kristen Waddle, Communications and Production Director of Nebo Crossing Church in Nebo, North Carolina (formerly Eastside Baptist) about their experiences with PastorsLine. Kristen’s connection to Nebo Crossing…

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Interview: How Michelle Dyke of Real Life Church is saving time with PastorsLine multi user functionality.

By Anne Heath | November 27, 2018

It was my pleasure to speak with Michelle Dyke of Real Life Christian Church in Orlando, Florida. Michelle (a former Actuary) shared that once, she considered herself a Christian who “believed in God but didn’t believe in going to church”.  However, a life-changing life event made her feel lost, and she began looking for a…

Pastorsline Text Evangelism

Text Evangelism Part 2

By Jason Alexis | April 29, 2018

Everything You Need to Know About Text Evangelism (Part 2) So, text messaging. Can this be an evangelistic tool? Well, let’s find out. Jason Alexis, digital disciple, church communication director, and co-founder of Pastor’s Line tells his experience with text evangelism and how it can impact your ministry. New? Free Signup! How does it work?…

Pastorsline Text Evangelism

Text Evangelism Part 1

By Jason Alexis | April 22, 2018

Everything You Need to Know About Text Evangelism (Part 1) Imagine using text to bring your church members together, stay in touch with visitors, and initiating Bible study. Jason Alexis, digital disciple, church communication director, and co-founder of Pastor’s Line tells his experience with text evangelism and how it can impact your ministry. New? Free…

Digital Communications

2018 Digital Communications (+ 4 Steps to Engage)

By Jason Alexis | February 18, 2018

At the start of the year, we often look at where churches are heading. What’s very clear is that the knowledge bases of most churches are now only a few months (versus years) behind what the marketing business world does to digitally communicate their message. This doesn’t indicate where churches are but where the knowledge…

short and long codes explored

SMS text messaging, short and long codes explored

By Jason Alexis | February 14, 2018

There’s a lot of discussion about which of the two opt-in choices is better—shortcodes or longcodes. Just in case you are new to all this… Members and visitors must opt-in to be able to receive text messages sent by service providers. To do this, most service providers use what are called ‘shortcodes’ or ‘longcodes’. Shortcodes,…

Church Community Builder ChMS Integration

Church Community Builder Process Queues

By Anne Heath | January 8, 2018

Church Community Builder Process Queues Do you know you can decrease your admin time, improve your guest follow up and member assimilation using the PL CCB integration with your process queues? New? Free Signup! How does it work? Hi Everyone… Anne here. Do you know you can decrease your admin time, improve your guest follow up…

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Countdown to Christmas

By Anne Heath | December 11, 2017

  We love our clients here at PastorsLine -and we have partnered with some of the best and most creative churches out there! I want to share with you something one of our churches is doing this Christmas season because it is such a great way to connect with their church and it’s not too…

Ezequiel “Zeke” Vazquez

Church Plant and Growth

By Jason Alexis | November 15, 2017

I recently chatted with Pastor Ezequiel “Zeke” Vazquez about how he uses text messaging, and technology in general, to help him spread The Word. At the moment, Zeke is volunteering at a local Church near Orlando, Florida while he is completing his M.A. at the Asbury Theological Seminary (Florida Dunnam Campus). This local Church has…

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Interview: How Mission Church 10x its ‘personal factor’

By Jason Alexis | October 16, 2017

In this spontaneous, email-based interview, we looked at how Mission Church is using digital tools to connect with people in an authentic way. Mission Church in Ventura, CA offers practical Bible teaching and authentic worship in a creative, welcoming environment. Tommy Carreras is their group director. He also coordinates the new guest connection process. Tommy’s…