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5 Trends Church Communications Leaders Should Watch in 2013

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Things are changing rapidly in the world of communications tools. I'm even writing a book about how to communicate an unchanging gospel in such a rapidly changing world. On LinkedIn's blog, Ilya Pozin shared 9 trends entrepreneurs need to watch in 2013, and four of them (my first four below) jumped out at me …

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The Ultimate Church Membership Database Software [Updated]

Elvanto - Best Web-based Church Management Software

doesn't exist. Or at least I didn't think it did, until I discovered Elvanto. I'm updating this post. You can read about the dilema I was in, and then below, why Elvanto is my new favorite solution... There are plenty of choices. Their ads run in major magazines and in the sidebars of popular blogs, but the …

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One Day In the Life of the Internet

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The people at MBAonline.com have put together a detailed infographic representing what happens in a 24 hour life cycle on the internet. It's fascinating, but even more, it's important for church leaders to "know the times" and understand how churchgoers and non-churchgoers alike tend to think, interact, …

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The 3 Big Questions of this Social, Digital Age

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I've decided to connect with a lot of people in a lot of different ways. I also read a lot of stuff, mostly online but also in print. And I try to write and share great content along the way. The problem is, each of these is never-ending. In other words, there will always be something else to read, someone else …

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Hey Church, Wake Up to Online Outreach… Like Yesterday

Theres This Web Thing

I happened to catch a news release about some pretty phenomenal research findings concerning the rapid rise in the usage of online social networking... The percentage of Americans age 12 and older who have a profile on one or more social networking Web sites has reached almost half (48 percent) of the …

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That's Why They Call It the Web

Someone does something cool and talks about it. It gets talked about by other circles of casual observers. It gets included in a list of great things done by different people out there who are all doing great things. The list of great things done by those people gets talked about by people who like lists of …

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