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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Bulk Text Messaging for Churches: Best Practices

By Jason Alexis | January 24, 2019

To the utter surprise of many of us, mass texting is the future of church marketing. Yes! Not email marketing, not phone marketing, and definitely not cold calls. Sounds intimidating? Well, let’s have a look at the reason behind this. Out of all the modes of messaging, text messages have an incomparable opening rate—98% as…

Interview: How Justin Carter of Cornerstone Christian Church is Effectively using PastorsLine especially during Emergencies

Interview: How Justin Carter of Cornerstone Christian Church is Effectively using PastorsLine especially during Emergencies

By Anne Heath | January 20, 2019

A short while ago, I had a lovely chat with Justin Carter, Lead Minister at Cornerstone Christian Church in Eau Claire, WI. Justin has been with the church and as their lead minister for 8 years. I asked Justin to tell me a little about how his church handled communication before joining PastorsLine. He shared…

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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…

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Minimizing headaches when working with a volunteer team

By Jason Alexis | June 14, 2018

I can’t say working with a paid staff is easier, but the challenges of working with a volunteer team at your church can be unique and demanding. Even at churches with paid staff, there are dozens of people who volunteer that might be organized into teams. The unique challenges are usually the same. As the…

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How to make the most of SMS for VBS

By Jason Alexis | June 3, 2018

Many of you are hard at work on the fast-approaching VBS season. Whether a fully paid, subsidized or free series of events, VBS is a very big deal. In her article on the website, Facts and Trends, Sara Shelton informed: “Churches that used LifeWay VBS material reported more than 2.5 million people enrolled in VBS”.…

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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?…

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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…

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Digital Connect Texts

By Anne Heath | April 18, 2018

Digital Connect Texts Your weekend services are too important to let any new guests fall through the cracks. Let us help you reach more guests by adding our Digital Connect Texts to your service this weekend. New? Free Signup! How does it work? New guests and visitors walk through your doors each weekend. We know…

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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…