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CNLP 369: Greg Atkinson on How to Grow Engagement in Online Attendance, Best and Worst Digital and In-Person Church Practices, and Improving the Church Guest Experience

Greg Atkinson returns to the podcast to talk about welcoming guests online. So much has changed since COVID hit, and Greg shares best and worst practices for engaging online and in-person guests, how to move attenders into engagers, and how to best deal with trolls and other people who threaten to take you off mission.…

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3 Reasons “The Algorithm” Hates Some of Your Best Content

This post on the algorithms around us is written by Leslie Mack. Leslie is a creative director, singer-songwriter, and communicator from Atlanta, Georgia. I recently interviewed her for ChurchPulse Weekly on how to leverage this crisis to reach the next generation. You can listen to the interview here.  By Leslie Mack You and your team…

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New Trends: 4 Ways The Pandemic Is Negatively Impacting People

Today’s post is written by David Kinnaman. David is the president of Barna and has authored numerous books, including unChristian, You Lost Me, Good Faith and Faith for Exiles. David co-hosts the ChurchPulse Weekly podcast with Carey Nieuwhof as they cover the weekly impact the crisis is having on leaders and churches. Subscribe for free…

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CNLP 367: Jim Tomberlin and Warren Bird on Future Church Attendance, the Rise of Church Mergers and What to Do If Your Church Won’t Make It

MultiSite expert Jim Tomberlin, and author and researcher Warren Bird, talk about their latest research on the future church including why attendance will be lower post-COVID, why and how church mergers will increase. And they offer ideas on practical, hopeful steps you can take if you fear your church won’t make it or what to…

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CNLP 357: JP Pokluda on the Future of Online Preaching, What Pastors Can Learn from YouTubers, and How to Influence the Next Generation

After leading The Porch—the largest young adult ministry in America—JP Pokluda became a senior pastor of a somewhat more traditional church. He talks about how his preaching changed when church went online, why he hired a YouTuber to create messages, what he thinks the future of preaching will be like, and how to influence the…

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CNLP 343: Nicky Gumbel on Why He Changed His Mind About Church Online, Why Online is a Better Outreach Tool Than In-Person Ministry, and How He Repositioned His Church and Alpha for Explosive Growth

Nicky Gumbel is pastor of Holy Trinity Brompton, London, one of the largest churches in the UK and pioneer of Alpha, a ministry that’s reached over 20 million people with the Gospel and a former barrister (attorney). In this interview, Nicky explains how and why he changed his mind about church online, why, despite his…

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CNLP 340: Annie F. Downs on How to Really Connect with Your Audience, Why Production Levels Don’t Matter as Much as You Think, and How to Share More of You with the People You Lead

Annie F. Downs has seen her podcast downloads skyrocket over the last two months as millions tune in to her daily show. She talks about how to connect with your audience, how she pivoted during the lockdown, why so many people listen, why production doesn’t matter nearly as much as you think, and how to…

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