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3 Horrible Reasons to Get a Church App (be warned!)

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to realize MANY in our congregations have a mobile device with thousands of apps. In fact, if your service dims the lights during the service, you can see the glow of screens across the room. This past week, our screens showed an establishment video shot looking...

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Pastor, 3 Things You Do from the Stage Each Sunday (other than Preaching)

As a teaching Pastor, you have a lot happening in your church and life. In a very small, similar way, I teach a large adult Bible Class each week. After preparing for my lesson, prayerfully considering what I should teach, and building my Keynote (like Powerpoint) presentation and rehearsing, I’m easily spending...

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3 Cautions for Copying Other Churches

Everywhere you turn (or google), it’s obvious that local church leaders and Pastors are copying each other. The same sermon series, same graphics, same communication strategies. In fact, I recently saw one church using a very similar logo from another church. Ugh. According to them, they’re in a different area of the country...

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Whoa! Here’s a huge Church Communication problem.

We say too much. Do you ever catch yourself talking to your child, spouse, or friend trying to get them to understand your perspective? The more you talk, the more they seem to disengage. So when you feel they’re not listening, you talk more. And it becomes self defeating. But we’ve all...