Rest In a Pandemic

  • October 14, 2020
  • /   Chad Boswell
  • /   Harvest Foundation,Chad Boswell,Church Resources
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Does it feel like it would be easier to find a needle in a haystack than it would be finding rest in 2020? You would think that it would be the other way around but for some reason pastors are working harder during this pandemic than they were before. You can’t...

What Can We Learn From Exiles?

  • October 7, 2020
  • /   Garry Brackett
  • /   Garry Brackett,Church Resources
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Have you noticed? It feels like we are living in Babylon! We are living in a modern-day pandemic that has radically altered our weekly rhythms. Life feels off-balance. What did Daniel and Ezekiel feel?...

Sabbath Rest Resists Exhaustion

  • September 23, 2020
  • /   Garry Brackett
  • /   Church Resources
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This week we have a guest writer Garry Brackett of Shepherds Advantage! If you want to learn more about Garry and see all his other writings go to his website or sign up for OUR Newsletter to see a spotlighted article from him weekly.

Why Facebook Should NOT Be Your Website

  • August 26, 2020
  • /   Tyler Mielke
  • /   Website,Church Resources,marketing,Social Media
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I was searching through a directory of churches and nonprofits the other day and I was surprised to find a significant number of the organizations listed were using Facebook as their website. I understand...

Six Tips To Increase Online Giving Donations

  • August 5, 2020
  • /   Tyler Mielke
  • /   Church Resources,online-giving
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Donations coming in through online giving is becoming the new normal for a lot of churches across the country. The COVID-19 pandemic forced a lot of late adopters of online giving to take a leap of faith into this technology and add it to their giving strategy just to...

Social Media & Wisdom

  • July 8, 2020
  • /   Tyler Mielke
  • /   Church Resources,Social Media
As pastors and church leaders you have respect and authority in your community, and it is vital that you do everything you can to preserve your character. This is especially true on social media!

Protecting Your Heart Online

  • July 1, 2020
  • /   Pastor Lou Rodriguez
  • /   Church Resources,Harvest Foundation
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This week OUR is excited to have Pastor Lou Rodriguez share his thoughts about being wise online. Just as much as technology is a tool and the internet can be used for good it can also be a place to easily slip into a dark path. Pastor Lou has been a great friend and...

Think Outside the Box

  • June 24, 2020
  • /   Tyler Mielke
  • /   Church Resources,online-giving,Campaigns
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Think differently about campaigns, online giving, and engaging in today's world

Transparency in Church Finances

  • June 17, 2020
  • /   Chad Boswell
  • /   Church Resources,online-giving,Harvest Foundation
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OUR is excited to welcome Chad Boswell, the director of the Harvest Foundation, as a guest writer this week! The Harvest Foundation supports pastors all over the country in various ways. They are committed to helping pastors finish their race and do it effectively.

Is the Status Quo Helping your Church?

  • May 13, 2020
  • /   Tyler Mielke
  • /   Church Resources
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The church has a great opportunity to shine and be creative, so what is your ministry doing?