If the change of seasons motivates you to do something new, here are five tips for sprucing up your church website.
Does anyone have a functional web site policy that would help us in the development of one at a local level?
I hear talk of the CRCNA developing a smartphone app for Sunday offering giving. Does this have validity?
We're wondering if any other CR churches have experimented with the "New City Catechism" app?
With the growing trend toward digital media in society, it should come as no surprise that churches can, and should leverage this opportunity to connect with a wide variety of people. Learn about how LifeQuest is using Facebook to grow membership.
Looking to update your church's website in 2017? Here are some keys for modernizing your website as you think about what first impressions you want your church to make online.
Our church may be looking to switch our web host in the near future (we currently use iPower). What do you all use for your church's web host?
We are looking for a good computer program to access our membership records. Got any recommendations for something that's easy to use and makes it easy to access information?
This post isn’t about saying “yes” or “no” to using stock photography in general. Instead, we want to help you think strategically about stock images and when you should avoid them.
I find there’s a major disconnect between churches wanting to improve their communication and actually doing it. The challenge is that these conversations require knowing the church's mission and vision.
Church bulletins need images. Social media relies on pictures. All this means you need to understand basic graphic design. Our free ebook, Church Graphic Design 101, walks you through common design projects.
There’s something about the first warm day in Spring that gives us a rare enthusiasm to clean our homes and yards. As a church communicator, it’s also a great time to look over your website.
You’ve probably heard the news that the CRC is launching a Digital Library exclusively for CRC churches and members. You may wonder, “How will the Digital Library benefit me and my church?” or “Why a digital library?”
Last week it was announced that the CRC will launch a free Digital Library in April along with a 20% discount for CRCs in June.
In part 4 of this Church Data Storage tutorial series, we are going to look at reports.
In part 3 of this Church Data Storage tutorial series, we are going to look at workflows.
Content marketing is a perfect fit for churches. It’s true. It might sound like another generic business term to you, but it’s at the core of what you’re already doing.
In part 2 of this Church Data Storage tutorial series (part I found here), we are going to create the lists that are useful in a CRC context.
My church is in the process of redoing our member directory. It's a big job and this time we are putting everything into an online database (Planning Center). Here's a tutorial on getting started.
A huge appeal of Instagram is that it is visual, allowing stories to be told in a way that simply could not be done by text alone. Is your church currently using, or considering using, Instagram?
I know the church directory is intended to be a resource for members to be able to contact each other. Yet I wonder, is it being used?
Churches generally desire (and intend) to use images, songs, and videos that are legal and free to use in worship or on websites. But where do we begin? Find some basic tips to get started!
We recently learned Google Apps is free for churches in Canada. Great news, but what if you're not a Google person? Fear not, Microsoft offers the same feature set as Google Apps...and it's free, too!
Is it possible for Faith Alive to make ebook/kindle versions of previously published material? Good resources quickly go out of print and it seems a shame to not be able to access them in any way.
Great news - Google for Non-Profits is now available in Canada!