babyboomers

August 3, 2018

The rebellious generation may become the religious generation. Baby boomers, those born between the years 1946 to 1964, are becoming more involved in church. One of the most significant longitudinal studies (a study over many years) ever done provides a treasure trove of information for church leaders. And one of the most significant findings is…

youtube-seo-tips-tricks-2017

July 9, 2018

When most people think of social media influence, they think of Facebook. But there’s another site out that’s also getting a lot of notice: YouTube. A church YouTube presence is essential. The Pew Research Center recently released the results of its latest survey on the use of the internet and social media among Americans —…

share-the-word-together

June 29, 2018

This tip comes from the Thom S. Rainer blog: We tried something seemingly non-spectacular at our church. We gave each of our members attending a loaf of bread and asked them to give the bread to someone in their neighborhood or community. I was blown away with the responses, both from the members and the…

family_attract

November 17, 2017

Many churches in America have aging congregations and a constant prayer in all of them is that they attract young families to the church. A primary response to this need is for churches to upgrade their children’s programs and make certain their nurseries are spotless, attractive, and well-staffed. Though facilities responses are essential, communication responses…

Peter McArthur

July 31, 2017

Joining us all the way from New Zealand is Shelby customer and Supporting Pastor for Elim Christian Centre, Peter McArthur. In this brief video interview, Peter tells us: what his life was like growing up as a Kiwi why he became a follower of Christ how the church in New Zealand is different from the…