Tag: Online Church
The False Debate Between Online and In-Person Church (How To Plan for An Uncertain Future)
By Carey Nieuwhof: So it’s been a year now since pretty much every church got online courtesy of the pandemic. As the world moves slowly but surely into the post-pandemic era, there are a lot of questions about what will happen to future in-person church. The return to church has […]
Lead with What Your Church CAN DO with Chris Bell
By unSeminary: Welcome back to the unSeminary podcast. Today we’re talking with Chris Bell, from 3Circle Church in the Mobile, Alabama area. When the pandemic started, all we heard about was new restrictions and what we couldn’t do. Chris was immediately challenged to focus on what the church CAN do […]
PODCAST 105: Savannah Kimberlin & Barna’s "6 Questions about the Future of the Hybrid Church"
By TheChurch.Digital: As church leaders in the midst of this COVID season, there are certainly questions on this whole Digital Church thing. Is this effective? Is it working? Chances are your church leadership thinks they have an idea of what’s happening. There are even “experts” like me to tell you […]
Ideas and strategies for church guests in the "New Normal".
by Greg Curtis: It’s a humbling experience to be speaking alongside thought leaders of this caliber. I am so excited about this conference and the help it will give to all of us who strive to serve and connect guests….and it’s coming in just a few weeks from now! […]
The Growing Megachurch Isn’t Your Enemy. This Is.
By Carey Nieuwhof: Who are you really ‘competing’ against in ministry? It’s an interesting question, and you may be tempted to dismiss as either inappropriate or bad theology. Fair enough. Except a lot of leaders are competitive, and if you’ve ever felt yourself secretly resenting anything that seems to be […]
The NEW Characteristics of Churches That Will Be In Decline Five Years From Now
By: Carey Nieuwhof As a leader, you’ve likely looked back at a decision another church or organization made and thought to yourself, “how could they not have seen how bad that decision was…I mean, didn’t anybody realize where that would take them?” And of course, the answer is no…they didn’t […]
What Church Leaders Are (Really) Thinking in 2020
By: Carey Nieuwhof As much as you wish things were getting easier in church leadership, they don’t appear to be heading in that direction. If anything, things are more complicated than they were a month ago. And infinitely more complicated than they were a year ago. My guess is you’ve […]
5 Fears About Reopening that Church Staff Aren’t Telling Their Leaders
By: UnSeminary This has been a strange season to be working in the local church. Just a few months ago, we all made the pivot to entirely digital and that felt like the biggest change in our history of leading in the local church. At that point, we thought it […]
The Need for Chat
By: The Church.digital When I was a kid, I was told that talking in church was not allowed. My parents would allow me to draw or put my head down, but talking was not permitted. As I got older, I was permitted to sit in the student section of church […]
When Your Church ReOpens, What Will Be Left and Who Will Still Come? Some Thoughts.
by Carey Nieuwhof: As churches slowly reopen their physical doors, church leaders are all asking the same question: who will still be around? It’s a great question. And not an easy one to answer. A lot of church leaders are nervous, uncertain and longing to get things back to something […]