Your church plant fundraising commitment card is an important tool in the fundraising process. But it’s actually pretty easy to use it wrong and shoot yourself in the foot. I’ve seen planters use a church plant fundraising commitment card well. And I’ve seen some wonder why they’re getting such a low response. Here are 4
If you’re on a budget and find WordPress confusing, there are several other DIY church website options. I’ve leaned into this a little harder recently because I continue to get calls for help from confused pastors who just can’t figure out their WordPress sites. I know all the arguments about its unparalleled power and customizabilitiness.
As you plan your church plant website, you’ll have to decide which software to build it with. Consider these pros and cons of a WordPress church website. I’ve helped scores of church planters get started on their websites. The most popular site building software has been WordPress. A WordPress Church Website Has Advantages …including: Low
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?