As part of the branding process, you’ll be working with a designer to create a logo. When it’s finalized, you’ll want to get these 12 church logo files from your designer. You’re going to need to use your church logo in lots of different ways. You’d be surprised at what a challenge that can be.
Once you get to the launch of your regular worship gatherings, your church plant website will have gone through several stages. Plan ahead for these 3 church plant website stages so you can transition intentionally instead of accidentally. Your major church plant website stages will take their cues from your changing audience. Whenever you’re writing
The following is a guest post by Dave Phillips of Passion 4 Planting, a church plant project manager and coder extraordinaire. Wouldn’t it be great if you could start accepting donations from your church plant website without hiring a programmer? You can! All you need is a WordPress-based website and a plugin that’s connected to
Podcasting sermons has always been complicated & confusing for me. And I’m pretty handy with software stuff. There have been a couple of decent but limited tools that have come & gone over recent years, but figuring out how to podcast church plant sermons has been off my radar for a while. Turns out, it
The following is a guest post by Sarah Blackmon of d2design, an expert in church direct mail. I invited her to give us some pointers on handling church direct mail complaints. Is your church sending out direct mail to your community? If so, you are probably hoping that your mailer makes a good impression and
Putting out road signs and then picking them up after service every week can be a big job for your church plant sign team. You need to figure out ways to make that job manageable so that you don’t burn your workers out. I remember the initial excitement of being on the church plant sign
Good signage inside your building and on the street can make or break a guest’s experience. Here are 3 simple church plant sign strategies that will help everyone feel welcome: Buy More …than you think you’re going to need. Remember the last time you traveled to or through an airport you’d never been to before?
Street signs are always in the top 3 answers when I ask planters, “What do people say when you ask how the heard about your church?” But there’s an effective way and a not-so-effective way to design church plant signs. Have you ever been driving and seen one of those homemade garage sale signs, the
Reftagger automatically tags Bible references on your website and shows readers a preview of the entire verse. I discovered the Reftagger WordPress plugin on one of my planters’ websites almost by accident. I was adding a ‘what we believe’ page to his site. After copying & pasting his content onto the page, I thought
Part 3 in the 7-part series, Open a Church Checking Account What to Name Your Church Plant Now that you’ve done the hard work to contextualize your church, it’s time to brainstorm a list of names that communicate your mission, values, personality, etc… to your community. The church name plays a significant role in shaping