Last minute changes: Do your people know?
By Anne Heath | October 13, 2022
How fast do your people receive your emergency cancellations and time-sensitive announcements? Too late to make a difference? For example: Your people show up to an event because they did not know it was cancelled. Or they arrive at 9 am to something that was rescheduled to 11 am – again, because they didn’t know. Situations like these are very frustrating for your ministry members. The PastorsLine church text messaging platform can help – especially for churches using one of our integrations (such as Planning Center Online).
Texting Software for Churches: Why text after COVID? 5 top reasons
By Jason Alexis | September 9, 2022
While we were in lockdown and isolation, many ministries onboarded texting software for churches to help them stay in touch with their people. Now that the restrictions are more-or-less lifted and life is settling into the new normal, people are back in church. Why continue to text and keep a digital footprint? Reason #1:…
Case Study: How PastorsLine increased the church member response rate by 700%!
By Jason Alexis | May 17, 2022
PastorsLine (PL) is a revolutionary software. By revolutionary, we mean that we have changed the way churches reach out to their members forever. Many of our customers testify to the significant increase in response rate they have experienced since they began using PastorsLine Eddy Perez, one of our beloved clients, reached out to let us…
7 Ways to Boost Attendance at Church Holiday Events with Texting
By Jason Alexis | December 7, 2021
It’s the holidays again and that time of the year when many churches have special programs for members to refresh and bond. Perhaps you have one, too and have been wondering how to reach your members about it. We recommend texting. One of the reasons texting is so important is that most text messages get…
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…
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:…
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…
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…
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,…
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…