How to Involve Your Community in the National Day of Prayer

How to Involve Your Community in the National Day of Prayer

The United States Congress officially enacted the National Day of Prayer in 1952 (although days of prayer have been established and observed by presidents, Congress, and Americans since 1775). It falls on the first Thursday in May, and every year, the president signs a proclamation encouraging Americans to turn to God in prayer. People of many religions and Christians from different denominations come together on this day and pray in houses of worship, in front of courthouses, in their homes, and other locations around the community.

Posted On: April 25th, 2019

12 Fresh Ideas for Vacation Bible School

12 Fresh Ideas for Vacation Bible School

It doesn’t matter how large or small your church is—Vacation Bible School is A LOT of work. Even with the time and energy involved, churches continue to put an effort in this area because it’s essential to a child’s spiritual growth.

Posted On: April 11th, 2019

3 Ways to Grow Your Church Through Sunday School

3 Ways to Grow Your Church Through Sunday School

Church growth strategies often focus on the adults in the community. Strategies, like boosting social media efforts, improving the message of sermons, and sending personal invitations, are all directed towards adults. Even opening up your facility for programs like after-school care or Mother’s Day Out are designed to inspire parents to get involved.

Posted On: April 4th, 2019

How to Reach the Unchurched This Easter

How to Reach the Unchurched This Easter

Planning for your Easter service is exciting, but it can also be overwhelming. With more than 50% of Americans attending church on Easter Sunday, chances are you’re preparing for the most visitors your church will see all year. There are sermons to write, passion plays to direct, egg hunts to plan, and the list goes on. But, where is reaching the unchurched located on your to-do list this year? Here we explore how to reach the unchurched this Easter (and why you should).

Posted On: March 27th, 2019

Our Top 5 Blog Posts for an Impactful Easter Service

Our Top 5 Blog Posts for an Impactful Easter Service

Easter is the #1 day for church attendance. In a survey, 96% of churches reported that they nearly double (if not triple) in crowd size. Because of this significant increase, there’s simply more to prepare for and do. To help, we’ve listed our top 5 blog posts filled with best practices and helpful tips that make Easter impactful for guests and organized for church leaders and staff.

Posted On: March 19th, 2019

7 Actionable Ways to Inspire Consistent Giving

7 Actionable Ways to Inspire Consistent Giving

Donations are crucial for churches to fund their vision. But, it’s challenging to budget and plan for future missions when gifts are sporadic. That’s why healthy and growing churches focus on consistent giving. When people schedule recurring gifts, donate on a routine basis, and give to specific funds consistently, the church can better forecast and be even more impactful. Here we look at 7 actionable ways to inspire consistent giving and grow your church.

Posted On: March 15th, 2019

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