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You spent $5000 and got nothing in return. You heard it somewhere -a coach, mentor, pier, start up bro- that you needed a pitch deck. You were told to hire a designer, run a high quality print of their developed deck, and distribute it to prospective investors. Fail. Whale. And it’s not even your fault. Pitch decks have been a…READ MORE
Churches who understand their online church offering will fare better than those who offer nothing post-Covid. Online Church has been the name of the game for the past year while church has wrestled through masks, how and when to open, and how to best serve their audience while keeping them safe. While online church will not simply go away once…READ MORE
Americans love choice: What food to order and what service to have it delivered to our doorstep, where to move and put down roots, what club team or sport should their children be involved in. We love choices, but the church does not often present choices for their congregations. There are certain ways that a church does business and there…READ MORE
No one said this was going to be easy. Watching on as 250,000 Americans die around you can take a toll on you. As politicians fight amongst themselves, throwing their weak to the wolves, we are left to fend for ourselves the best we know how. Sometimes, that’s just not enough. I get it. It can be exhausting. We don’t…READ MORE
Your church is finding their new rhythm. Whether your state or county has restrictions on public gatherings or wearing masks, you are attempting to find a new rhythm for your church. This includes how to do ministry on the weekends with live in-person services, mid-week gatherings, ongoing classes, and ministry to families. The list does not end there, as no one…READ MORE
You do not need Linktree. Now used by brands such as Mailchimp, MOMA, Red Bull, and Rhett and Link, Linktree is the newest platform to leverage a single landing page for all your links. While the goal is to “… help your audience discover all your important content”, it only propitiates the fragmentation it hopes to solve. While a “one…READ MORE
It's OK to breathe.
"You have nothing to prove and no one to impress." - My friend Larry.
I talk about margin a lot. I think some of it comes back to how I was raised, but most of it is how I went through ministry stressed and just plain tired for so long. So I learned how to say no and set proper priorities, learned to value the right thing in life, and really, learned to breathe easier. Maybe you're there now, and maybe, just maybe, you need some margin in your finances, relationships, time, and life too.
Choose an App Provider that Works for You If your audience wants an app, then give it to them. If they rebuke it, ditch it. If they just want a way to connect, figure out a way that works for you in your context. That’s why I created this Church App Guide: to help you determine the why, what, and how…GET THE GUIDE