Technology Trends and Predictions for 2018

2017 is gone and 2018 is on us.  There were lots of awesome technology trends that began to take over in 2017, and more to come in 2018. 2017 saw machine learning really make some serious strides.  Our search engines and customer service platforms saw lots of improvement, thanks to machine leearning. ’17 also saw […]

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How To Use StoryBrand For Churches

Using the method of StoryBrand for churches can help you carry the Gospel to more people. But how can your church actually use a framework that was made for business?     About Our Guest: Jared Wellman     Jared joined the Tate Springs family in 2017. He married his wife Amanda in 2006 and […]

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The 3 Elements Of Simple But Effective Christmas Planning

Christmas planning without a strategy is like walking going to the store without a grocery list. You might get what you need but it’s not ideal. Brandon Swain swings by today to share how you can do proper Christmas planning for your church. Ideally, you start early, but this will still work if you’re reading […]

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5 Church Website Best Practices

Church website success is not based on the platform, the tools, the colors, or even the plugins! It’s about the strategy behind your website. In this episode, Dave and Justin share 5 Best Practices to get your website working for you. Audio:   Know Who Your Church Website Is For Your church is uniquely equipped […]

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Ten Must Have Productivity Tools For Creatives

If you’re like me, you’re always on the the look out for a tool or app that can make your day just that more productive.  Sometimes when you hit on the right one, life changes doesn’t it!  Ever had that happen?  You come across this app or a web service that once you make it […]

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Church Announcements That Inspire Action

How would it feel if your church announcements actually inspired a response from the congregation? And what does it take? In today’s show Dave and Justin interview Adam Mclaughlin to discover if video announcements are really better than live, how to get and keep people’s attention, and how to make signing up for events a whole […]

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Who Or What Is A Digital Missionary?

What if you started reaching your community wherever they are, 24/7? How could a digital missionary achieve that? In this episode, Justin interviews Tom Pounder from the YM Sidekick Blog & Podcast on how you can be a digital missionary for the Kingdom and grow your church (and it’s easier than you think).   Subscribe […]

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How To Showcase Your Church Culture On Social Media

You want more people engaging with your church social media, but what kinds of information are they looking for?  Why would they engage?? In this episode, Dave and Justin share 4 easy ways you can show your church’s values, strengths, and culture on social media. Subscribe on iTunes or Google Play Tool of the Week: Facebook […]

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Should Your Pastor Be a Blogger? Pastoral Blogs – Yay or Nay?

What is “Pastoral Blogging”?   What is a “Church Blog”?   Is blogging still relevant today?      Pastor blog trends that don’t work Inconsistent – There’s no one focusing and creating the content A 2nd or 3rd sermon in the week Blogging about things that don’t line up with the church’s mission Blog ideas […]

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