Some really interesting benchmarks stats from www.theunstuckgroup.com that relate to the US. For me whilst it is great to see growth in attendance year on year (no matter how small), it shows that the Church is still not creating the opportunities to engage with Church.

With so many of us…


Do you ever wonder what it must have been like in the early Church?

Making decisions on the format of the teaching, working out how to best reach people and of course how to portion out everyone’s belongings (not sure that would work well today!).

They did have one advantage…


Measurements are the lifeblood of an organisation. Knowing what to measure, how to measure it and what the measurements mean is absolutely critical if you want to grow.

An old colleague of mine used to repeatedly quote the famous sentence “What gets measured, gets done”

Truth right there.

Measurement in…


In my other role as a corporate learning consultant, gamification is big business.

The use of gaming methodology and engineering can have a seriously positive impact in engagement.

The theory is nothing new; in fact we all know that we are more productive when the work we do is fun…


Since my last article on GDPR and the Church, I have had a number of enquiries about using WhatsApp in Churches, and the relevance of GDPR.

Firstly, WhatsApp is a great tool for churches. Being able to create communication groups quickly that will work on all mobile devices is a…


Full disclosure, I am not a fan. I don’t understand it, and I prefer my football to be played with feet. However, my son is a massive fan, and listening to some of his podcasts made me consider this post.

In the world of American Football, there is now a…


As we come to a close on the three pillars of a Digital Church, I wanted to talk about the importance of community.

We already discussed how important content can be, and then how culture needs to be set strong and fast at the beginning; but the magic happens, as…


Start as you mean to continue…

Short and sweet, but an excellent mantra to use when looking to build a culture, especially digitally.

I was reminded of this when I was listening to a podcast about the founder of Flickr.

Her goal was to set up a place for digital…


In my previous blog I explored the foundations of what is required to build a Digital Church, specificially the ‘three 3 C's’; Content, Culture and Community.

So lets dig in a little deeper around the first — content.

For many Churches, content is not a problem. Even if you don’t…


The most popular question we get asked is how do you actually build a Digital Church? …

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