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Bulk Texting for Churches: It’s ok to wait until your church is ready

By Jason Alexis | August 24, 2021

Sometimes, we are just not ready to get on board. Everyone tells us that we should. We might even agree. And yet, there is that feeling in our gut that says: “Not at the moment.” We want you to honor that gut feeling. Doing things when we are truly ready means we will do them…

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Case Study: Easy texting to Kids Ministry parents

By Jason Alexis | August 14, 2021

When the kids in the Kids Ministry need mom and dad, whose mobile phone do you use to send the text? The problem, of course, is not the lack of phones—almost everyone’s got one. The issue is the number. When mom or dad gets a text about their child from a number they don’t recognize,…

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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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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…

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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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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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Discover the advantages of a one-number, communications HUB: your text-enabled church landline

By Jason Alexis | May 22, 2020

Picture a church in which: The pastor and several church staff have all shared their mobile phone numbers with their ministry. Church members get confused about which number to use when. Quite often, the pastor and staff receive texts/calls which they need to redirect to the relevant people. Since people are used to texting, they…