Don’t let your church parking lot put a speed bump in your growth!

Church Parking Lots

Parking spaces in your church parking lot are a lot like the chairs in your auditorium. There is a fine line between having too many empty ones and having none available (or viewable). As your church starts to grow and you begin getting visitors every weekend, your parking situation needs to be a key consideration. […]

The Power of a Church-wide Campaign to Engage, Connect and Grow Your Ministry

The Power of A Church Wide Campaign to Engage Connect and Grow

When you want to move your people forward—all in the same direction—a church-wide campaign is the perfect solution. Church-wide campaigns unite your church with a single theme that carries across your sermons and small group studies. Your entire church family will focus on the same spiritual messages for a concentrated period of time. But church campaigns […]

The Keys To Evangelism Success: 3 Pastors Share What’s Working

The Keys To Evangelism Success: 3 Pastors Share What’s Working

A few years ago, Kelly Brady was reading 2 Timothy 4:5 when it stopped him in his tracks. The apostle Paul, an evangelist, was telling Timothy, his disciple and a pastor, to “do the work of an evangelist.” Brady is one of a growing number of senior pastors who are rediscovering a personal passion for witness outside the walls of church. They’re swapping traditional evangelism techniques for relational approaches. They’re challenging their members to set aside fears and become creative with evangelism. And they’re partnering “as one church” with other pastors and organizations for communitywide strategies.

3 Secrets to Effective Church Marketing (Part 3 of 3)

In Part 2 of this article, we discussed Creating a Ministry Marketing Plan. Part 3 explores the best way to make a lasting first impression. Secret Three: Make a Lasting First Impression and Adding Members from New Visitors You’ve built an amazing church marketing team and followed your strategic outreach plan. But effective church marketing doesn’t end there! It’s […]

3 Secrets to Effective Church Marketing (Part 2 of 3)

In Part 1 of this article, we discussed the first secret to effective church marketing: Building a Dynamic Ministry Marketing Team. Part 2 explores the best way to build a ministry marketing plan.  Secret Two: Create a Ministry Marketing Plan  The success of your marketing efforts relies heavily on creating a strategic plan in advance of your […]

3 Secrets to Effective Church Marketing (Part 1 of 3)

If you’re seeking new ways to add members to your church, effective church marketing is a powerful tool for helping your ministry succeed! Marketing is a word that churches often shy away from. That’s largely because they don’t wish to be seen as “selling” religion. However, marketing in the context of faith is merely showing […]

Optimize Your Church Outreach Using Direct Mail (Part 3 of 3)

Church outreach using direct mail

This is Part 3 of a 3-part article, Optimize Your Church Outreach Using Direct Mail.  Read part 1 or part 2 How to Make a Great First Impression on Your Guests You’ve launched a successful campaign and you’ve begun to see new faces in your church. That’s when the real work of fellowship begins. At New Song, […]

Optimize Your Church Outreach Using Direct Mail (Part 2 of 3)

Church outreach using direct mail

This is Part 2 of a 3-part article, “Optimize Your Church Outreach Using Direct Mail.”  Read part 1 How to Use Direct Mail Postcards Effectively in Your Church Outreach Done well, a direct mail postcard should be the centerpiece of your invite strategy. In this article you’ll find: 3 Steps for Developing an Effective Church Outreach […]

Optimize Your Church Outreach Using Direct Mail (Part 1 of 3)

Church outreach using direct mail

Direct Mail is still one of the most effective tools you can use to invite your community to your church however, it’s more than just mailing a postcard. In this three part article, one pastor provides insights into how he has optimized church outreach using direct mail to grow his congregation. Hi! I’m Hal Seed, […]

Ten Reasons Why Direct Mail Is A Great Tool For Your Church Outreach

direct mail

What’s the most powerful, cost-effective way to connect with your community? The answer may surprise you. Despite all the new methods in marketing (email, social media and web ads), direct mail remains a tool that consistently outperforms most other types of advertising. And it far outpaces them in value for your spend. Want proof? Check […]

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