5 Ways to Prepare Your Church Tech Team for the Season

Yup, it’s a busy time of year. I get it. But don’t confuse “being busy” with being productive. And definitely don’t forget to properly prepare your tech team so that they can be productive. Sometimes


5 Ways To Reach 81% New People In Your Community For Christmas

CHRISTMAS! Nearly everyone loves it. Quite literally nearly everyone apparently. And is your church communications taking advantage of that fact? FIRST THE FACTS According to Pew research, clearly the major major major majority of Americans (92%) and nearly all Christians (96%) say they celebrate Christmas  . You could have guessed that, right? But check this out: Did you know that 81% of non-Christians in the USA celebrate Christmas Too? WHAT??!? you exclaim? (Yes, I can hear you right now). An astounding 87% of people with NO religion celebrate Christmas. 3/4 of Asian-American BUDDHISTS (76%) celebrate Christmas. 73% HINDUS in the US say they celebrate it too. About 1/3 of JEWISH Americans (32%) – had a Christmas tree in their homes during the most recent holiday season according to a survey from 2013. Some of these of course have a non-Jewish spouse and many don’t. A TALE OF 2 CHRISTMASES Of course there are two versions of the holiday going on. About a 1/3 (32% actually) celeb

INTERVIEW: Why You Should Take Notice Of UNreasonable Churches

Today I had a chance to catch-up with Rich Birch, founder of UnSeminary.com resource site and podcast for church leaders as well as author of the new book, UNreasonable Churches. Turn up your sound and click to play the interview video: Rich cites a stat that

The One Day Your Team Can’t Afford To Ignore

I recently shared a couple dozen statistics about the growing efforts behind #GivingTuesday for nonprofit fundraising. If you haven’t seen any of them, take a moment to click through and browse through some of the compelling facts about the growing giving event for nonprofits. http://www.kennyjahng.com/27-givingtuesday-stats-will-make-wish-tuesday-december-right-now/ WHY #GIVINGTUESDAY WORKS Part of the magic is that this designated day for giving is taking advantage of one of the key key pillars of my TED is your Friend in Promotion framework.

EasyWorship 6 Makes Worship Presentations Easy

EasyWorship 6 updates the powerful yet simple-to-use worship presentation software that has come a long way since it s early days. We took a look at the new version (6.5.5) and found that EasyWorship 6 competes