change

February 9, 2018

Facebook recently started showing users more posts from their friends and family in the News Feed, a move that means people will see fewer posts from publishers and brands….including churches. According to Facebook, the move is designed to encourage people to interact more with the posts that they actually do see. The thinking is that…

survey

January 12, 2018

One great way to find out what your congregation and visitors are looking for is to distribute surveys, polling them on what they enjoy about your church, what they feel is lacking, and whatever is on their mind about their church experience in general. Here are a few tips on crafting church survey questions:  …

Instagram

November 3, 2017

As a church leader with limited time, you want eyes on your social media posts–and more importantly, you want to reach people. To stand out in the crowd, follow churches and/or brands that stand out for powerful reasons. Here are five Instagram accounts to follow, what they get right, and the 15 things your church…

graphics

September 1, 2017

Cool graphics aren’t just for big churches. Dan Wunderlich walks us through two easy-to-use services that put professional graphics within reach of us all! Just click the image above to watch this helpful video. For more ideas that can help your church grow, contact one of our Shelby Ministry Consultants today!  

youtube

August 21, 2017

One of the best overviews of current trends in social media was put out this year by WordStream. It was updated in May 2017. Among other fascinating tidbits, it shared that: 83 percent of female Internet users and 75 percent of male Internet users are on Facebook. 22 percent of the world’s total population uses…