Church Juice en-us Tue, 19 Jan 2021 15:30:19 -0500 Tue, 12 Jan 2021 10:06:00 -0500 720 (Bryan Haley) 3 Statistics for Better Communication Tue, 12 Jan 2021 10:06:00 -0500 (Joel Gorveatte) Wondering what the most effective mediums and elements of church’s communication are? Check out these three stats that will help you more effectively reach and move people. Communications The Most-Read Articles of 2020 Mon, 28 Dec 2020 01:30:00 -0500 (Bryan Haley) While the first two months of 2020 were full of "vision" puns, the world quickly changed in March. Here's what you read most from Church Juice throughout the year. Church Juice Help Us Make Church Juice Better in 2021 Thu, 17 Dec 2020 09:05:00 -0500 (Bryan Haley) While 2020 is a year we'll never forget, we want to make your 2021 memorable—hopefully in a good way. Church Juice How to Maximize Your Christmas Worship in 2020 Tue, 15 Dec 2020 01:30:00 -0500 (Ernesto Alaniz) While 2020 might look different for your church at Christmas, you still have the most potential at this time of year to welcome the most people from your surrounding community. This means you will have the most opportunity to minister to your community. Leadership How to Engage With Young People on Social Media Wed, 02 Dec 2020 10:57:00 -0500 (Rachel Syens) Churches need to think about the platforms they use, when they post, and the content they post in order to engage young people on social media. Social Media The Church Communicator's Toolkit Tue, 24 Nov 2020 11:16:00 -0500 (Bryan Haley) Leveraging the right set of tools can help you be more efficient and productive. So here’s a toolkit to help you ease or even cut through the noise. Communications Diffusing Tensions on Social Media Tue, 10 Nov 2020 08:46:00 -0500 (Rachel Syens) In our increasingly politicized and divided world, it can be difficult to follow the command to love our neighbors, especially on social media. Here's how to best diffuse tensions online. Social Media Back to Basics: Social Media 101 Thu, 05 Nov 2020 01:30:00 -0500 (Jeanette Yates) In early 2020, churches that had previously not seen social media's value as a discipleship tool realized that these social platforms, especially Facebook, were precisely what they needed to continue their ministries during the pandemic. Social Media Back to Basics: Keep your members connected with these four strategies Thu, 15 Oct 2020 01:30:00 -0400 (Jeanette Yates) As important as it is to connect with your new guests, churches also need to make sure that they are getting connected and staying connected with their members. Communications Leadership Technology Back to Basics: Guest Follow-Up Tue, 06 Oct 2020 07:22:00 -0400 (Jeanette Yates) So much has changed in the wake of COVID-19, but the role of the local church hasn’t changed. In the midst of learning new ways to fulfill your role, don’t forget the basics: Guest Follow-up Leadership Back to Basics: Church Websites 101 Thu, 01 Oct 2020 01:30:00 -0400 (Jeanette Yates) So much has changed in the wake of COVID-19, but the role of the local church hasn’t changed. In the midst of learning new ways to fulfill your role, don’t forget the basics: WEBSITE Website Using Digital Platforms to Take a Stand Tue, 22 Sep 2020 01:30:00 -0400 (Rachel Syens) Churches can and should be using their digital platforms to stand up for issues of social justice. Here's a guide to how your church can effectively use social media to support justice initiatives. Social Media Mental Health Tips for Church Communicators Thu, 17 Sep 2020 01:30:00 -0400 (Robert Carnes) Mental health is a silent global crisis, which is only made worse by the on-going pandemic. You’re working hard to communicate mental health resources to help others. But what about you, the exhausted church communicator? Leadership How to Use Text Message Marketing to Reach Your Church Community Tue, 15 Sep 2020 01:30:00 -0400 (Jesse Wisnewski) People prefer texting over talking. Your church's communication strategy needs to be multi-channel—e.g., church announcements, social media, email, push notifications, and more. Marketing Technology Worthy of Repeating Thu, 10 Sep 2020 01:30:00 -0400 (Joel Gorveatte) Most churches will never be accused of over-communicating. When it comes to your most important messaging, it is nearly impossible to repeat meaningful information too much. Communications