Archive for June 2005

demographicsresearch Article
June 10, 2005

The Comeback of Mainline Churches

A three-year study on mainline congregations that’s scheduled to end in 2006 is showing a surprising resurgence in certain mainline congregations. “Most people think mainline Protestant churches are dead,” says ...

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mass-media Article
June 9, 2005

Real Time Church Reports

Driving into work yesterday, I was listening to the local news on the radio. As does happen every day during the top of the hour news broadcast, there were a ...

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technology Article
June 7, 2005

Volunteer Church Webmasters Should Quit

Everyone’s talking about Michael Boyink’s post about how church webmasters should stop working for free, for good reason. Effective Web Ministry Notes tipped us off, and Heal Your Church Web ...

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philosophy Article
June 6, 2005

Churches are like a Velvet Elvis

The Detroit Free Press profiled Rob Bell, pastor of Mars Hill Bible Church in Grandville, Mich. and his upcoming book, Velvet Elvis, came up as a metaphor for out of ...

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first-impressions-beyond Article
June 3, 2005

Cardiff, U.K. Church Offers WiFi

When St. John’s Church in Cardiff, Wales realized the city-wide wireless wasn’t getting through the church’s thick walls, they went the extra step to install an extra node and bring ...

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church-business Article
June 2, 2005

U.K. Churches Looking in Parking Lot to Gauge Income

Vicars in the U.K. are being urged to check the cars in the parking lot to get an idea of what their congregations should be dropping in the offering plate. ...

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