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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…

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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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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 Amalgamation of Technology & Church Makes The Lives of Pastors Easy!

By Jason Alexis | June 3, 2020

Church Management Software (ChMS) is a self-explanatory term in itself. A ChMS is basically a system designed to help pastors manage, organize, and automate the daily operation of their church. If we want to elaborate on the purpose of this type of church automation software, we will find that it goes much deeper and way…

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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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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…

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By all means text, but don’t forget the calls

By Jason Alexis | March 26, 2020

A lot of people are texting. That makes sense since texting is the fastest opened, most read, and most responded to form of communication today. In this article, we are going to show you why this was important for Merlin Cochran (our case study below). What does this mean for calls? Deadcellzones.com maps mobile reception…

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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…

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…