Idea: 3 Ways to Use Apps

Use apps to grow your church and retain members.

Let Congregants Connect Using QR Codes

Idea Starter: Create QR codes to drive people back to your church’s website.

Building Truth: Sunnybrook Community Church

Senior Pastor Jeff Moes says, “Doing what you say you’re going to do builds trust, loyalty and connection.”

5 Ways to Train Your Welcome Team During the Summer

Keep these tips in mind and you'll be setting your guest services team up to make a great first impression on your fall guests.

Intentional Connection: Tech and “Touch”

Associate Pastor David Howard shares how social media and technology are shaping connection at Lexington, Ky. Immanuel Baptist

Offer Neighborhood-Based Connections

Christ’s Church of the Valley offers small groups based on geography and neighborhood.

Print a List of Small Groups and Stick It in the Bulletin

Make it easy for congregants to find and join a small group.

‘Walk Slowly Through the Pews’

When I was serving as a worship pastor, my uncle gave me some advice I've never forgotten: "Walk slowly through the pews."

Ask Members to Commit to Weekly Worship, Serving and Bible Study

Idea Starter: Savannah Christian Church challenges members to three hours a week in God

Idea: Reach Families Affected by Mental Illness

How Community of Grace Lutheran Church in Lincoln, Neb., effectively helps and loves families affected by mental illness.