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Reopening your church? Use this phased, 3-action “Back to Church” Communication Strategy

By Jason Alexis | May 25, 2020

In most states, churches are planning to reopen in some form. There are many good resources online which give advice and inspiration about the content of the first, physical get together in quite a while. Or you may have your own ideas about the direction you want to take. In this blog, however, we’ll focus…

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How to End Pastoral Communication Frustration by Increasing your Church Signup Rate

By Jason Alexis | April 1, 2020

Perhaps… People are physically sitting in your church, listening to your sermon. Some of them are first-time guests. Some are church members. You have just told them about an upcoming Bible study series, and you would like people to sign up for it now, while they are still spiritually engaged and motivated. You would also…

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Why and how your church should use Zoom to live stream your church services, especially in emergencies (Part II)

By Jason Alexis | March 20, 2020

In times of national or international crises, our faith is tested. At the same time, though, an opportunity presents itself where those who are attending church but wavering or those who are not regular attendees, all find themselves in a desperate need and search for God. We know many of us may be at different…

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Solving the “I never heard about that” Communication Gap

By Anne Heath | February 15, 2020

You know you said it about what feels like a million times. You made announcements from the pulpit, sent out church bulletins, spoke to people personally…and yet, your congregants repeatedly tell you: “I never heard about that.” Take heart because there is light at the end of this tunnel as you will see in this…

Case Study: Filling in your Church’s Communication Cracks

Case Study: Filling in your Church’s Communication Cracks

By Anne Heath | July 8, 2019

Perrysburg First United Methodist Church is “here to serve, not to be served”. They serve a long list of local, national and international missions that support adults, youth, and children. Successfully running all these important missions depends on communication: people need to know what’s on offer as well as where to be, what to do,…

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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,…

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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…

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Why cloud based text messaging solution trumps other applications like Skype, iMessenger, WhatsApp, etc…

By Jason Alexis | February 14, 2017

Using a cloud-based app allows you to extend the application and integrate with other tools that you are using.

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3 Things the Top Churches are Doing Now

By Jason Alexis | February 14, 2017

Texting DOES work and IS effective, provided your church knows how to use it AND you have a text messaging system that has the elements you need. Many systems include modules so you can do the things you should be doing now.

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Are you using texting in churches? Here are top 3 things you should already be doing

By Jason Alexis | February 14, 2017

If you are already using texting, then you are probably already doing these 3 things. If you are new to using texting, here are the top 3 activities most churches should be doing to get started. I. Sharing Sending emergency updates, news updates and newsletters: One of the main reasons for using SMS messaging is…