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Remarkable Church Technology & Christian Apps List

After months of research and evaluation, I am excited to present to you a highly curated list of notable church technology, ministry tools, & Christian apps. Featuring over 50 examples of remarkable Christian technology, we aren’t out to rank who’s the best. Show More Summary

Was Apostle Paul seeker sensitive?

Was the Apostle Paul seeker sensitive? I think so but not in the same sense as today’s churches labeled “seeker sensitive.” Today’s seeker sensitive churches are defined as being hyper-attuned to creating church experiences that appeal to people who don’t know God but are seeking out the possibility of His existence. Show More Summary

Want to design apps and digital tools for ministry?

Code for the Kingdom’s first global hackathon is only one month away! On October 2-4, 2015, you can choose from 14 cities to be your basecamp for 48 hours of creating new technologies to impact God’s Kingdom. You can join me at the Seattle...Show More Summary

Clover is back with Clover Sites 3

After roughly 3 years of development, this week Clover has released the newest version of their website solution, Clover Sites 3. Clover originally launched their first solution in 2008, which quickly became the largest provider of church websites, and now serves over 10,000 ministries. Show More Summary

Are Fun-Filled Church Events Missing the Point?

Last week Matthew Paul Turner reached out to get my opinion on church Father’s Day celebrations like Church Unlimited’s Baconfest (Corpus Christi, TX) – offering 5 types of free bacon cuisine to draw a crowd to celebrate fathers and Father God. Show More Summary

Business Meets Ministry with the Revive Network

Revive is a strategic network where leaders in the Church & marketplace come together to collaborate and explore how they can transform cities & culture together. There will be events, a network directory, and online school of business and ministry. Show More Summary

Join Open Church

It is an exciting year for Open Church! I’d love for you to join us as we build a global library of free resources and a directory of key initiatives in God’s Kingdom. There are 17 roles that can be filled by volunteers, interns, or self-funded full-time team members. It’s a unique opportunity to be […] The post Join Open Church appeared first on

Code for the Kingdom is launching a Global Hackathon this October

After hosting local hackathons across Silicon Valley, Seattle, India, and Austin, Code for the Kingdom is launching its first global hackathon on October 2-4, 2015. Featuring 12 host cities, participants will create technologies using a Christian perspective to tackle challenges facing our communities. Show More Summary

Did you hear what Open Church is doing in 2015? (infographic)

I am excited to announce that after spending 4 years with Open Church getting the right relationships in place, now is the time to build the infrastructure needed to help Christians globally collaborate, learn from each other, and share resources. Show More Summary

What Ministry Conferences Are You Attending in 2014 & 2015?

Church Relevance’s list of 2014 & 2015 church conference recommendations has been updated to over 80 ministry conferences throughout 2014, 2015, and even 2016. It is not too early to start planning which ones you can attend. So check...Show More Summary

Open Church is Hiring a Program Director

Open Church helps Christians collaborate, learn from each other, and share resources. We accomplish this in 2 ways: Manage a database directory of people, resources, & research. Increase access to the database with standardized approaches to cataloging, licensing, archiving, distributing, & technology. Show More Summary

8 Ways Churches Can Use SMS Text Messaging

What is the best way for a church to communicate with its congregation? There is a good chance it is SMS text messaging. It is a fast way to reach almost anyone. Consider the alternatives. Postcards and direct mail also reach almost anyone but at slow pace. Show More Summary

Measuring the Intangible with 6 Symptoms of Discipleship

Guest Writer: Ben Savage When you work with church leaders for long enough, you begin to identify common themes and challenges. I have been involved in lay leadership in several churches and have worked with hundreds of pastors overShow More Summary

How to Increase Spiritual Fruit in a Digital World

In June 2014, I spoke at Biola Digital Conference about how can we increase spiritual fruit in a digital world. Biola University has been kind enough to make this video free for you. View it and my notes below. How do we increase spiritual...Show More Summary

4 Reasons to Consider Custom Church T-Shirts and Water Based Printing

Growing up most church t-shirts I saw were simply wearable souvenirs commemorating the last youth retreat or something you attended. While this souvenir approach isn’t going away, the potential of a custom church t-shirt has grown to be a valuable tool used for identification, security, professionalism, and promotion. Show More Summary

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

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