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Keep the Child Alive - #6732
The first snow? Christmas? Amusement parks? They may or may not bring out the child in you. But knowing Jesus, trusting Jesus? That should keep the child alive in you. And I am so grateful that what Jesus did for us He said requires simply the faith of a little child to possess it. What He did on the cross, dying for our sins, loving us enough to pay the penalty we deserve, that that is something a child can grasp, and theologians can explore the depths of.
Social networking can be incredibly effective for churches
Check the striking message of the first pie chart in the infographic below, based on a study by Buzzplant. Admittedly, the polled sample of churches was relatively small, and only within one country. But… see how churches claim that social media was twice as effective as any other means of connecting to the wider community.
Don't ask people to reqister for your website.
Web users are very fickle, and will leave your website within seconds for multiple reasons. One major turnoff is asking people to register for things. Avoid designing this into your site unless it is unavoidable.
New free ebook on mobile phone evangelism and ministry
Churches, ministries and the missions community are starting to explore the incredible potential of mobile phones in evangelism and discipleship. This free 40-page book looks particularly at the options in the Majority World
Use Pinterest as an add-on to your church or ministry website
New kid on the block Pinterest can be very significant in driving traffic to your website. Consider whether a Pinterest page could be part of your overall strategy for church or ministry website.
Book review: Professional Web Video by Harrington and Weiser
Professional Web Video Plan, Produce, Distribute, Promote and Monetize Quality Video Richard Harrington and Mark Weiser Focal Press ISBN-13: 9780240815091 This is an excellent book for both beginners and experts, mid-sized teams with reasonable budgets or the one-man-band working on a shoestring. In one volume it covers all aspects of planning, producing, and publishing your video. Read more...
FourEwe: new Christian humor cards, games, gifts, DVDs & CDs
Mixing classy greeting card designs for all occasions and seasons, with quirky, tongue-in-cheek wit for the faithful who don’t take themselves too seriously, FourEwe.co.uk promises a breath of fresh air for the Christian consumer market.
We can't let the spinning gerbil wheel of an overstuffed life ever make us forget who we are - we're on assignment from Heaven. To help people go there.
Internet Evangelism Day 2013 is set for 21 April
The date is set! Internet Evangelism Day 2013 will be on Sunday 21 April. It stands within the entire month of April, which is again designated as Digital Outreach Month. Future years, it is likely to remain the third or fourth Sunday of April.
How to Live in a Stew Without Having the Beef - #6688
Why do we let there be walls where there should be bridges? Now, you can be what God delights in - a bring-us-together person. Are you one of those? Emphasize what unites us as followers of Christ, not what divides us.