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What's on Every Church Communicator's Christmas List This Year

Posted by Samantha Decker

December 20, 2018 7:00 AM

Church communicators are very busy people. Not only do they wear many hats (graphic artist, social media guru, and marketing specialist just to name a few), church communicators offer a variety of skills that help their church fulfill its mission and...

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Topics: Ministry Insight, Best Practices

A Church Communicator's Guide to Wrapping Up The Year

Posted by Samantha Decker

December 13, 2018 7:00 AM

If you're wondering what happened to 2018, you're certainly not alone. It seems that every year, time speeds by more quickly than the previous one. You don't want to get caught off guard by going into the New Year being unprepared, unorganized, and...

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Topics: Best Practices, Ministry Insight

How to Get Your Church Excited About Online Giving

Posted by Samantha Decker

December 6, 2018 7:00 AM

 

Do you dread talking about money in your church? If so, you’re not alone! Sometimes it seems like talking about giving is a burden––it can feel like you’re guilting your church, or manipulating them. There’s just something hard about asking people...

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Topics: Strategy, Ministry Insight, Featured, Giving

Your Guide to Pastor Appreciation Day

Posted by Samantha Decker

October 9, 2018 8:33 AM

Pastor Appreciation Day is celebrated annually on the second Sunday of October. While it may seem your pastor gets enough appreciation from their loyal fans or the satisfaction of a well-delivered sermon, your pastor could likely use some...

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Topics: Featured, Ministry Insight

Inspiring Ways to Design the Missions Page on Your Website

Posted by Samantha Decker

March 15, 2018 7:00 AM

There is an excellent chance that much of the reason your church exists is to reach others outside of the church walls. Most pastors and church leaders would agree that doing so is simply obeying Jesus’ instructions to, "Go and make disciples of all...

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Topics: Design, Best Practices, Ministry Insight

5 Metrics to Master When Measuring Your Online Giving

Posted by Samantha Decker

March 8, 2018 7:00 AM

Christian ministries get an overall C- for our online giving homework. And it’s not because the dog ate it or aliens abducted your paperwork. Christians are notorious for being behind when it comes to how we run businesses and church offices.

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Topics: Ministry Insight, Giving

Which Online Giving Platform Is Right For Your Church? e360 Giving, PushPay, SecureGive, Tithe.ly or PayPal?

Posted by Samantha Decker

February 13, 2018 7:00 AM

The new year brings a lot of new beginnings. New resolutions, new schedules, new workout program, perhaps a new content calendar––and, here at Ekklesia 360, new products for our ministry partners!

We’re always working to make innovations that truly ...

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Topics: Ministry Insight, Featured, Giving

Statistics Church Communicators Need to Know for 2018

Posted by Samantha Decker

January 9, 2018 6:30 AM

As a church communicator, you understand the importance of things like technology, social media, and the Internet in general. But it's also equally important that you understand how knowing certain statistics relating to these topics can be beneficial...

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Topics: Best Practices, Ministry Insight

Top 6 Complaints from Large Church Communicators

Posted by Samantha Decker

September 5, 2017 6:30 AM

All church staff members have challenges that are part of their job, but there’s something about being a church communicator for large churches (1000+ attendants) that comes with its unique set of issues. Oftentimes more help, money, or time is...

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Topics: Ministry Insight

5 Myths About Large Churches—Debunked

Posted by Samantha Decker

August 29, 2017 6:30 AM

The technical definition for "megachurch" is one that has an unusually large congregation. In America, 9 out of 10 churches have an average attendance of less than 350. So even though your church isn't even close to achieving "megachurch" status, if...

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Topics: Ministry Insight

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