Kent Shaffer

Faith, Interview, Ponderings, Resources

Kent Shaffer Talks About OpenChurch.com & The Evolving Content World

7 Feb , 2017  

Today I to sit down with Kent Shaffer of OpenChurch.com to discuss trends and tensions with digital life and the church. Kent talks about his early success as a blogger with www.ChurchRelevance.com and why such content just isn’t as impactful in today’s world of content proliferation.   He shares some thoughts on collaboration and content resourcing. […]

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Joseph Sangle - I was BROKE

Faith, Interview

Joseph Sangl Talks About Money Money Money + Bible

2 Feb , 2017   Video

Today I had a chance to talk with Joseph Sangl who is on a quest to help pastors get over their fear about talking about money. He is the founder of I Was Broke Now I’m Not. We talk about why churches need to talk about money.  And how pastors can take the first step […]

church leader conference

Faith, Resources, Work

Propel Conference 2017 for Church Growth and Leadership Development

11 Jan , 2017  

My friends at Ministry Pass recently did a study on leadership development and they found that 70% of pastors go to conference to grow as a leader. What they also noticed is 81% of church leaders want to do more for themselves and their team but the expense is too costly. If you are at […]

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WHY IS YOUR CHURCH IGNORING THE 3 MOST IMPORTANT SOCIAL MEDIA NETWORKS

Faith, Resources, Work

Why Is Your Church Ignoring The 3 Most Important Social Media Networks?

6 Jan , 2017  

Social media is B.I.G. big. There’s now a bunch of networks and platforms that boast over 100,000,000 active users. One of the things I’ve been really reflecting upon recently is how people are using the social web today vs just recently.  Things have changed overnight. Or at least so much in the last 12, 24, […]

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Faith, Resources, Work

The 20 Best Social Media Tools for 2017

5 Jan , 2017  

The social media marketing communications landscape changes so rapidly. So fast that you can almost talk in dog years! Doesn’t it feel like Instagram Stories has been around since it all began? Or doesn’t Facebook Live feel so natural that it’s hard to believe it is a relatively a new-fangled concept to broadcast live over […]

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The 3 Critical Things That Get 1st Time Visitors To Come Back But Your Church Isn't Doing Well Enough

Faith, Work

The 3 Critical Things That Get 1st Time Visitors To Come Back But Your Church Isn’t Doing Well Enough

21 Dec , 2016  

Church growth. Everyone seems to be obsessed with getting new visitors to come to your church. Rightly so to a point — you definitely want more and more people to hear the gospel in your town. And the only way to grow is by bringing in new visitors week after week. But the truth is, […]

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bibliotheca bible set kickstarter

Faith, Resources

Bibliotheca is HERE! #unboxing

20 Dec , 2016   Video

Bibliotheca is the entire biblical text — all ~31,100 verses separated into volumes and designed purely for reading. The text is reverently treated in classic typographic style, free of all added conventions. No chapter numbers. No verse numbers. No section headers. No. cross references. No notes. Just STORY.   I paid into this kickstarter years […]

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Faith, Play, Work

4 Things That Will Boost Church Attendance at Christmas [VIDEO]

16 Dec , 2016  

I recently published an article and infographic about the statistics surrounding the habits of Americans during Christmastime and church. Here’s a video presentation version that highlights some of the key learnings from that post: ARE YOU DOING ANY OF THE FOUR TACTICS I MENTION IN THIS PRESENTATION? How effective has it been?

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Faith, Resources

Video Interview: Dave Adamson, Author of Chasing the Light

16 Dec , 2016  

Today, I had the chance of sitting down and connecting with a good friend, Dave Adamson. He has some big news this week about the new book being launched on 21 December. You can pre-order or buy the new title, Chasing the Light: 90 Devotions and Photos to Grow Your Faith on Amazon.com

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