Are you ready to hear something amazing? There’s a tool out there that can literally transform your church's reach overnight, and guess what? It’s free! I'm talking about Google Ad Grants – Google’s gift to nonprofits, including churches like ours.
Today, I want to chat with you about something close to our hearts: church marketing. Now, don't let that word 'marketing' throw you off. I used to think it was all about commercials and billboards, something not quite fitting for a church. But, my perspective shifted after a little incident at our church, and I think sharing this might just change your view too.
Good Friday is a time for reflection and remembrance of Jesus Christ's sacrifice for humanity. This solemn day in the Christian calendar calls for meditating on the scriptures that depict Christ's passion, crucifixion, and the profound love He demonstrated. Here are 15 powerful Bible verses that capture the essence of Good Friday, each providing a unique perspective on the sacrifice and love of Jesus.
Yes, I said it – branding. Now, before you think I'm about to turn your sacred space into a corporate boardroom, hear me out. Branding for churches isn't about commercializing faith; it's about communicating your unique story and mission.
Icebreaker questions are an excellent way to get people to feel more comfortable with each other. These questions won't guarantee you an eternal bond with the person, but they WILL help you feel more at ease when sitting next to them!
In the current digital age, it's imperative for churches to have a strong online presence to connect with existing members and reach new people seeking spiritual guidance. One powerful tool at the disposal of non-profits, including churches, is the Google Ad Grant. This initiative by Google provides eligible non-profit organizations with $10,000 per month in in-kind advertising on Google Ads to promote their missions and initiatives on Google.com. I've never personally met such a game changing tactic for the local church. With a small amount of initial setup you can start growing your online reach exponentially.