All posts from “Google”

Seven Digital Tips in a "Post-Website World"

March 14, 2013 8:00 AM

David Bourgeois, a professor at Biola University, is author of the forthcoming book, Ministry in the Digital Age: Strategies and Best Practices for a Post-Website World. He recently presented a webinar with the Christian Leadership Alliance on several topics covered...

5 Tech Tools to Manage Pastoral Ministry

January 31, 2013 3:05 PM

I’d like to share with you some technological tools I use to help accomplish the responsibilities and demands for my ministry as a pastor. I pray that it will be helpful for you in your stewardship of time. 1....

The Pluses of Google+ for Church Leaders

July 18, 2011 10:58 AM

Google+ is the latest entry in the ocean of social media. As a church leader, you need to know the potential this has for your leadership and church. The interface has drawn a number of comparisons to Facebook, and while...

Report: More Older Americans Prefer Giving Online

May 13, 2011 9:41 AM

The Chronicle of Philanthropy has a brief but interesting article about new research on the demographics of online givers. In short: Most people, no matter what their age, now prefer to make charitable donations online, according to a new...

Free Tickets to Cultivate11

April 13, 2011 8:00 AM

Cultivate11, a two-day event geared toward helping church leaders think deeper about communications with staff, lay leaders, congregants, and the community, is just around the corner. It's scheduled for May 4 and May 5 in Huntington Beach, California. Want...

Easy Ways to Boost Church Website Traffic—Part 2

November 16, 2010 8:00 AM

Editor’s Note: Last Thursday, we introduced Part 1 of “Easy Ways to Boost Church Website Traffic,” with freelance business and technology journalist Joe Dysart offering us some ideas about ways churches can generate more traffic to their websites. We also...

Easy Ways to Boost Church Website Traffic—Part 1

November 11, 2010 8:00 AM

Editor’s Note: Joe Dysart, a freelance business and technology journalist in Manhattan, recently offered us some ideas about ways churches can generate more traffic to their websites. Outside of the standard answers—an updated, well-crafted site design, a presence on...

Can Google Hurt a Church Leader's Job Search?

August 12, 2010 8:00 AM

I keep my CV updated. People often need it to introduce me for conferences. The strange thing is, in this era of shared information, I often do not know where my work has been published. My mother recently let me...

Making Smartphones Smart for Ministry

June 15, 2010 8:00 AM

Editor’s Note: Since its launch in 2007, the iPhone has changed the way we use mobile phones, creating a wave of applications and other features that turn these devices into mobile computers. With Apple upgrading its iOS4 software on...

The State of Social Media, Part 2

December 15, 2009 9:00 AM

Editor’s Note: Drew Goodmanson, co-founder and pastor of San Diego’s Kaleo Church and a church web consultant, conducted a research project earlier this year on the state of social media for churches. In Part 1, Drew explained the research...

The State of Social Media, Part I

December 8, 2009 9:00 AM

Editor’s Note: Drew Goodmanson, co-founder and pastor of San Diego’s Kaleo Church and a church web consultant, conducted a research project earlier this year on the state of social media for churches. In Part 1, Drew explains the research...