How church can be more like the gym – and engage members in new ways.
People are no longer coming to church like they used to. The future of church is about bringing it to them.
It’s time to take the energy we’re using to argue and use it to share the joy of the Gospel.
Whatever word we use for it, not being paid for our ministry is not ok.
And it never was.
A ‘tech stack’ is ‘the collection of tools, platforms, apps, and pieces of software a company uses to build its products, carry out its business operations, and monitor its performance metrics,’ according to Hubspot. It’s the intentional use and integration of technology into the work a business does, in order to make it easier, more…
Website, social media, streaming worship, newsletters. Instead of sending all your ministry content out (and not knowing who it’s reaching), a new platform lets you gather people into your own online community space. One of the fun things about being a Free Range Priest is that I get to try out new technology! Lots of…
Stewardship. Outreach. Committee. Volunteer. Livestream. At the beginning of the year, I made a resolution for my ministry. I was thinking about reimagining ministry – how so many things about church are not working like they used to. So I decided to reexamine some of the programs and systems that almost every church has, and…
I was well-prepared for the church of the 20th Century – and serving in the 21st!
Our pain is a warning sign that something is wrong. It’s time to listen.
If we stop paying – and stop ordaining – those set apart to bear the Scripture, sacraments, and traditions of the Christian faith, we will lose the faith.
We are not going ‘back to normal’; but where are we going?
Leading worship for a small, rural church teaches me so much about how we heal our differences.