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Case Study: Your church can get Big Results Without spending Big Bucks

By Anne Heath | June 1, 2021

We’d like to introduce Pastor Jacob Serns. You may have run into him on his YouTube channel. If not, it’s worth checking out. Jacob describes himself as a church planter. He loves the concept of going into a new community or area and starting work there. At the moment, Jacob has two churches in Texas:…

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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…

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How to Create an ‘AND’ Strategy for your Weekly Paper Church Bulletin

By Jason Alexis | September 12, 2020

In this age of “e” everything, it often feels really progressive to scrap the weekly paper church bulletins and replace them with something digital and ‘modern.’ In fact, in our experience, most churches we work with are traditional, contemporary, or both, adapting some of the modern digital tools and strategies at a slow pace. Force-fitting…

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The “Ultimate” Texting in Church Guide to long and short codes

By Jason Alexis | June 1, 2020

Just in case you are new to all this… The phrase “text marketing” (or as we called it “text ministry”) is a way you can communicate via text in mass using a cloud-based system or can capture data from your members and visitors via their cell phones. After rolling out a text digital strategy for…

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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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4 ideas for maxing ur txting characters 2 minimize ur msg costs

By Jason Alexis | April 24, 2020

At the moment (posted during the COVID-19 pandemic), your church might be texting more than usual…and that’s a good thing. Text messages can go a long way to keeping your flock feeling cared for and connected. Yet, more texts mean using more messaging credits. Though a system like PastorsLine allows you to send up to…