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Archived Since:May 2, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Texting Your Way to Healthier Church Communication

What’s the best way for your church to communicate to your congregation? Well, it depends on the church. The world is increasingly a complex melting pot of subcultures. Some churches thrive using social media while other churches need more traditional communication channels. Show More Summary

Thank You June Supporters

Special thanks to Church Relevance’s June supporters. They help fund the work and research that goes into the reference lists that Church Relevance has come to be known for. Call-Em-All // Church Community Builder // Church Office Online...Show More Summary

The Geneva Bible: 1560 Edition by Hendrickson Publishers

Touted as the Bible of the Protestant Reformation, Hendrickson Bible Publishers offers a facsimile of the University of Wisconsin’s edition of the 1560 Geneva Bible.    The Geneva Bible was the first English Bible to fully be translated from the original languages. Show More Summary

Resources to Check Out

Two new resources have been added to our sponsors to check out – Rock RMS (a free church management software) and the Digital Bible Platform (a free Bible API with over 1,600 volumes). Bible Digital Bible Platform Church Management Software:...Show More Summary

Those Who Make It Possible

Special thanks to April’s sponsors: Church Management Software: Active Faith // Church Community Builder // Church Office Online // Elexio // Shelby Systems Church Websites: Ekklesia 360 // FaithWebsites Communication Tools: Call-Em-All...Show More Summary

6 Ways Technology Helps Make Disciples

Technology is a tool that when used well extends our natural reach and ability. In fact, these words are an example of how the internet and text can extend far beyond the reach of my voice. At the same time, when used poorly, technology can enslave its users. Show More Summary

9 New Focuses of Open Church

As I mentioned in Open Church’s 2013 Recap, the direction of Open Church took several dramatic turns this past fall. Originally, Open Church was intended to be a platform that aggregates and distributes free resources. Now after much...Show More Summary

Revamped Top Church Blogs List

The 11th edition of the top church blogs list is out. But it is no longer called the top church blogs. In fact, the name, the criteria, and the metrics have all been revamped for the better. The previous topical scope prevented too many great blogs from being included. It is now 300 blogs, which […]

Some Resources to Consider

Special thanks to March’s sponsors: Church Management Software: Active Faith // Church Community Builder // Church Office Online // Elexio // Shelby Systems Church Websites: Ekklesia 360 // FaithWebsites Communication Tools: Call-Em-All...Show More Summary

To Those Who Made February Possible

Church Relevance is made possible by a handful of sponsors. I am extremely appreciative of their support. Be sure to check out the list below and consider them the next time you need what they offer. Active Faith (Fellowship One) Fellowship One has long been a powerhouse of church management software. Now as part of the Active [...]

Join Water Sunday & Rally to Save Those Lacking Clean Water

On March 23, 2014, let’s have churches rally on Water Sunday to give clean water to those in need. The Need By now most of us how serious of a problem this is. Every day 5,500 people die because they do not have safe drinking water. In fact, diarrheal illness, caused primarily by contaminated drinking [...]

How Christians Can Help Syria

Syria is hurting. The national military and multiple rebel groups are warring against each other. It is hard to tell what truth is because, in times like these, each side tends to spin reality into a favorable story for themselves. But while the full story is unclear, we do know that some things are true. [...]

January Supporters

Church Relevance is made possible by a handful of sponsors. I am extremely appreciative of their support. Be sure to check out the list below and consider them the next time you need what they offer. Active Faith (Fellowship One) Fellowship One has long been a powerhouse of church management software. Now as part of the Active [...]

Open Church Update: 2013 Year in Review

Last year was an extraordinary year for Open Church but almost all in unconventional ways. January 2013 – Resources Launched & Financial Breakthrough After two years of struggle, refinement, obstacles, and providence, we launched Open Church’s resource sharing in January 2013. It has been more of a beta test featuring only 16 resources, but those [...]

Thank You December Sponsors

Church Relevance is made possible by the generous support of our sponsors. Each of them offers something valuable for ministry leaders, so be sure to check them out. Big Sponsors Active Faith (Fellowship One) Fellowship One has long been a powerhouse of church management software. Now as part of the Active Faith technology network, they have the [...]

96% off 500 Books from Logos

Logos Bible Software is having a Christmas sale. There are a lot of good deals, but what caught my eye is the 500 Book Mega Pack. Only available until the end of 2013, Logos is offering 500 popular titles bundled at over 96% off the regular price! That is 189,158 pages from 500 books by [...]

12 Questions for Keeping Your Church Data Safe (free PDF)

These days few U.S. churches use only paper records for administration. But as church administration is turning increasingly digital, how do we keep our data safe from hard drive crashes, weather crises, and cyber theft? To help you learn and navigate today’s data security issues, ACTIVE Faith has created a free, downloadable PDF – 12 [...]

Mobile Ministry Forum (Recap 2)

At the Mobile Ministry Forum, over 100 leaders gathered to discuss what is next in mobile ministry. Here are highlights from the 3rd day. Panel: What should leaders be thinking about? Keith W. // WEC Make sure your grand planning and strategies are biblical both in means and ends. Sift through what you hear others say [...]

Mobile Ministry Forum (Recap 1)

At the Mobile Ministry Forum, over 100 leaders gathered to discuss what is next in mobile ministry. Here are highlights from the first 2 days. Ken Cochrum // Indigitous & Cru Indigitous is an initiative of Cru that seeks to create digital tools, resources, and strategies tailored to local cultures and languages. There is a [...]

How Church Management Software Saves Money

Sometimes the best investments are difficult to start because of upfront costs. For example, good church management software (ChMS) is an incredible aid to most churches, but the initial cost causes many ministers to shy away from using it. However, church management software can actually save you money in the long run. Let’s consider the total [...]

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