Using Digital Tools to Celebrate Anniversaries

Anniversaries matter. They serve as a reminder of milestones in our lives. From birthdays to wedding anniversaries, we celebrate stages in our life. Your church needs to celebrate faith journey milestones with your members. This is easier than it sounds, especially with digital tools and social media.
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CWS Podcast – Ep. 70: Sharing Your Church Website’s Testimony

cws-podcast-logoUnlike businesses where website ideas, processes and platforms are guarded secrets; it should be the opposite for churches. Sharing ideas and best practices will help further the Gospel on a global scale. We are not in competition with one another, and should provide a united front against our enemy. In this article I will discuss a few ways you can help churches around the world make better websites.
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CWS Podcast – Ep. 9: Documenting Your Church History on the Web

cws_podcastIn this episode I delve into how your church web properties can serve as an archive of interesting and useful historical data. This podcast is based on my article “Documenting Your Church’s History“. I updated and restructured it to further explore the content you wish to archive, some of the associated costs, and finally the many benefits of documenting church history on the web.

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Share Your Church Website’s Testimony

Unlike businesses where website ideas, processes and platforms are guarded secrets; it should be the opposite for churches. Sharing ideas and best practices will help further the Gospel. We are not in competition with one another, but should provide a united front against our true enemy. In this article I will discuss a few ways you can help churches around the world make better websites.
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Leaving a Digital Legacy

Often churches take donations to purchase flowers for the altar; and a dedication is mentioned in the bulletin that week. Other churches may have a fundraiser where members purchase a brick that is inscribed with a loved one’s name. Tributes and memorials are way to honor and remember important people in our lives. Why not tie in your website so that memorials also live in the digital space.

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Documenting Your Church’s History

As your church moves on through history, what records are you keeping? What will the next generation read about your church’s journey? In this digital age, keeping records is easier than ever. Much like any other culture, churches are proud of their history. Although many families move frequently, some do stay in the cities they grew up in. Plus many people may come back to the city they were raised to research their family history. It would be great for them to see that information through the lens of your church.

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