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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…

Pastors and Leaders: Just like Mark Cuban, You Can Take your Accessibility to the Next Level

Pastors and Leaders: Just like Mark Cuban, You Can Take your Accessibility to the Next Level

By Jason Alexis | December 1, 2019

Mark Cuban has joined the group of celebrities who are sharing their “phone numbers” with the public. Why? In an article in The Dallas Morning News, Cuban explained that he thinks it’s important for businesspeople to be accessible. Cuban wants to set an example of this and tries to get back to 20-30 texts each…

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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Learn the 3 Reasons why Evangelist, Wyatt Allen, loves PastorsLine

By Jason Alexis | October 8, 2017

Amazing Facts associate speaker, Wyatt Allen, conducting Bible Prophecy Seminars nationwide, recently shared his own amazing experience with the PastorsLine communications platform. A few months ago Allen was scheduled to lead out in a city-wide public seminar in Houston, Texas area. As he spoke with the Houston Central Church communications director about strategy and logistics…

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The anatomy of a guest follow-up text

By Jason Alexis | August 6, 2017

The Anatomy of a Guest Follow-up Text 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. Having previously discussed the anatomy of a guest follow-up process, it was concluded that adding text,…

So, texting in churches? Where are we now?

So, texting in churches? Where are we now?

By Jason Alexis | January 24, 2017

You’ve most likely heard A LOT about including text messaging as part of a church communications plan. Some of what you’ve heard is in favor of including texting and some is against. It can seem a bit confusing. As a result of the confusion, You might not be using text because you mistakenly think it…

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10 Tips for zooming into online church meetings (Part I)

By Jason Alexis | December 20, 2016

Part II: Why and how your church should use Zoom to live stream your church services, especially in emergencies Why do you hold church meetings? To transfer information? Consider texting or sending an email instead. To socialize? Nice, but team-building activities are more effective…and more fun. That leaves situations where you and your church team…

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Turning “On” your Offline Church

By Jason Alexis | January 20, 2016

What’s next in the world of churches, marketing and technology in 2016? Two words: Church Online. Not to be confused by the phrase ‘Online Church’. Keep reading… You may have heard the term Online Campus and you’re likely to have heard the phrase ‘Internet church’, as well. Many top churches have already set the tone…

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Case Study: UBC Makes Effective Use of Text Messaging to Reach Its Congregation

By Jason Alexis | January 11, 2016

Over the past decade, United Baptist Church (UBC) in Hempstead, NY has been developing a digital communication strategy, to grow their church. Their main communication channels include a mobile app, a website and a Facebook page. They also utilize the PastorsLine (formerly crossMRKT) text messaging service. When Pastor Sedgwick Easley first arrived at UBC, the…

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Case Study: Pastor Richie Halversen Uses Text Messaging to Spread the Gospel in a Mobile, Social and Global World

By Jason Alexis | January 6, 2016

Pastor Richie Halversen is a dynamic preacher and caring pastor at the College Drive Church and its plant, the Ridge. These are Seventh Day Adventist congregations located outside of Jackson, Mississippi. When it comes to communications technology, Pastor Richie believes that it is of the utmost importance when  spreading the Gospel in today’s world. He…