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There is a healthy balance between presenting an excellent product and giving your audience what they want. Right now the church is attempting to figure out a healthy way forward for church. Livestreaming services have saturated the market and each present the best way forward … according to them. In order to determine the best way forward, we need to…READ MORE
Has the Covid-19 crisis got you feeling lonely or isolated, having lost touch with those you used to see every week? Are you looking for a way out of this hole, but don’t know where to get a hand-up? Just because the church is separated, doesn’t mean it has to be distant. The lack of meaningful connection creates isolation within…READ MORE
While everyone is adjusting to their new normal under Coronavirus, we need to a full stop moment. Things are NOT normal, and yet the majority of churches are presenting themselves online as if nothing has changed. No matter if you are sheltering in place or are open but limited, there are three effective ways to announce how things have changed…READ MORE
There is nothing normal about any of this. There are no metrics for success, no stats on how to be effective during a crisis; no one right way forward. But there is a way forward that meets the needs of the people we serve and the communities we live in. While the world is in pandemic crisis from the Coronavirus,…READ MORE
Don't suck at small groups.
Join online small group ministry expert Russ Cantu as he presents the steps you need to successfully launch and lead online small groups. Whether you choose "How to Launch Online Small Groups" and prepare your church for a future of online small groups or "How to Lead Online Small Groups" and train your small group leaders for successful ministry, you'll be given the tools you need to succeed.
Personal Branding for Pastors Course
We are moving in a direction where pastors need a little "something something" in order make ends meet. There is a simple solution. In three short lessons, I will help you establish yourself as a more genuine and visible brand. By the end of this course, you will have a clear brand promise that is uniquely you and made for your audience.
Your course includes three video-driven lessons with corresponding downloadable worksheets, access to me as you process each lesson, and access to our exclusive bonus resource, "The Pastor Brand Statement Piece", helping you introduce, explain, and activate your brand with your audience.
"This course has been a huge help for me. The process that Russ lays out is easy to follow, helps me think about my goals and desires, and provides me a framework that helps me reach my audience. Take your brand to the next level and buy this course!" Peyton Jones, Ministry Ninja
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