The Church Engagement Podcast

The Church Engagement Podcast

By Blackbaud Faith Solutions
The Church Engagement Podcast is your source for technology trends and how they can drive engagement at your church. From social media best practices, to using tech to help you increase small group attendance, and everything in between, our podcast will ensure your technology makes it easy for your congregation and community to get involved and find opportunities to engage with your church.
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EPISODE 15: How to Create a Storytelling Culture in Your Church with Ben Stapley

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EPISODE 20: How to Lead Through Uncertainty - Shawn LoveJoy
With these uncertain times, many of us have been thrust into leading a team remotely and trying to predict what will happen next.  You have to navigate your own uncertainty and also lead your team successfully through this time. Shawn joins us to talk about how church leaders can embrace technology to lead their team and find new rhythms for success. You do not want to miss this week's episode of The Church Engagement Podcast! Connect with Shawn: couragetolead.com Instagram: @shawnlovejoy1 COVID-19 Resources: faith.blackbaud.com/covid-10 This Podcast is brought to you by Blackbaud Faith Solutions. Learn more at: faith.blackbaud.com Music provided by: app.SoundStripe.com
16:49
April 3, 2020
EPISODE 19: How to Engage Your Church During COVID-19 - Aaron Magnuson, ONE&ALL
We have all been forced into embracing digital church. You've had to figure out how to take Sunday online but there are ways you can grow and care for your congregation digitally. Aaron joins us to talk about how churches can embrace this time to grow your church. You do not want to miss this week's episode of The Church Engagement Podcast! Connect with Aaron: Instagram: @aaronpmag79 ONE&ALL Church: @oneandallchurch COVID-19 Resources: faith.blackbaud.com/coronavirus This Podcast is brought to you by Blackbaud Faith Solutions. Learn more at: faith.blackbaud.com Music provided by: app.SoundStripe.com
22:51
March 27, 2020
EPISODE 18: How Churches can Leverage Live-Stream to Share their Message - Don Noonan, Blackbaud
In the chaos that 2020 has been, it's become crucial that churches leverage live-streaming and digital content to reach their communities. Don joins us to talk about how churches can evaluate the pros and cons of live-streaming and digital content. You do not want to miss this week's episode of The Church Engagement Podcast! COVID-19 Resources: faith.blackbaud.com/coronavirus This Podcast is brought to you by Blackbaud Faith Solutions. Learn more at: faith.blackbaud.com Music provided by: app.SoundStripe.com
14:05
March 20, 2020
EPISODE 16: Be Known For Something by Knowing Your Members Better with Mark MacDonald
In a world where we are constantly comparing our church to others in our community or our nation, It can be easy to get lost in the things you think your church is missing.  Mark shares some amazing strategies on how to know your congregation better so that you can serve them better. You do not want to miss this week's episode of The Church Engagement Podcast! Learn More about Mark here! www.beknownforsomething.com This Podcast is brought to you by Blackbaud Faith Solutions. Learn more at: faith.blackbaud.com Music provided by: app.SoundStripe.com
21:53
March 12, 2020
EPISODE 17: Why Marketing is Your Most Valuable Ministry with Phil Bowdle
Our marketing and communications teams are always in a hurry, Sunday is always coming, and the chaos cycle never seems to end. Phil shares with us some amazing strategies on how to re-think communications and leverage it as an incredible ministry opportunity. You do not want to miss this week's episode of The Church Engagement Podcast! Learn More about Phil here! https://philbowdle.com/ This Podcast is brought to you by Blackbaud Faith Solutions. Learn more at: faith.blackbaud.com Music provided by: app.SoundStripe.com
28:08
March 11, 2020
EPISODE 15: How to Create a Storytelling Culture in Your Church with Ben Stapley
As church leaders, we are very aware of the power of storytelling, but it’s so much more than just your sermon on Sunday. Ben Stapley joins us to discuss how to build a culture of storytelling at your church. You do not what to miss this week's episode of The Church Engagement Podcast! Learn More about Ben here! www.benstapley.info This Podcast is brought to you by Blackbaud Faith Solutions. Learn more at: faith.blackbaud.com Music provided by: app.SoundStripe.com
18:09
January 23, 2020
EPISODE 14: How to Embrace Technological Change with Nils Smith
Change is tough, and it's mildly annoying when you finally get the hang of the last thing before it changed. Technology likes to keep us on our toes. It can be really frustrating and can keep a lot of us from taking the leap into learning.  Nils shares some hope with us when it comes to embracing technological change and some easy tips on how to get started. You do not want to miss this week's episode of The Church Engagement Podcast! Learn More about Nils here! www.nilssmith.com This Podcast is brought to you by Blackbaud Faith Solutions. Learn more at: faith.blackbaud.com Music provided by: app.SoundStripe.com
20:24
January 9, 2020
EPISODE 13: The Power of Creative to Grow Your Church - Chad Veach
In this episode, we sit down with one of my absolute favorite preachers and communicators, Chad Veach, Head Pastor at Zoe Church LA in Los Angeles, CA! Chad shares with us how Zoe Church LA approaches utilizing creatives in their community to grow their church. They talk about team structure, inspirations and how to set your team up for success as a leader. You don't want to miss this episode of The Church Engagement Podcast! Connect with Chad: @chadveach, @zoechurchla Connect on social! Facebook: @Faith_Solutions Twitter: @Faith_Solutions This Podcast is brought to you by Blackbaud Faith Solutions. Learn more at: faith.blackbaud.com Music provided by: www.SoundStripe.com
21:55
December 2, 2019
EPISODE 11: The Power of Prayer In Leadership - Kevin Queen
On this episode, we sit down with one of my all-time favorite preachers and communicators, Kevin Queen, Head Pastor at Crosspoint Church in Nashville, TN!  Kevin shares with us why prayer is so important in leadership and even shares his strategy to improving your prayer life. It's a powerful episode and one of our favorites.  You don't want to miss this episode of The Church Engagement Podcast! PICK A TIME. PICK A PLACE & HAVE A PLAN.  Connect with Kevin: @kevinqueen, @crosspoint.tv , https://crosspoint.tv/ Connect on social! Facebook: @Faith_Solutions Twitter: @Faith_Solutions  Register for BBCON! The Ultimate Church Tech Event! https://bbconference.com/churchsessions This Podcast is brought to you by Blackbaud Faith Solutions. Learn more at: faith.blackbaud.com Music provided by: www.SoundStripe.com
15:21
November 7, 2019
EPISODE 12: How To Deal With the Trolls Online with Seth Muse
If your church has taken-the-leap into being active in the digital space you've probably run into some negative comments.  They can come from random strangers online or someone who attends your church. Either way, you got to have a game plan on how to handle them.  Seth shares with us some amazing tips and tricks on how to deal with the trolls online in this week's episode of The Church Engagement Podcast! Learn More about Seth here! www.sethmuse.com This Podcast is brought to you by Blackbaud Faith Solutions. Learn more at: faith.blackbaud.com Music provided by: www.SoundStripe.com
22:53
November 5, 2019
EPISODE 10: Top 5 Tools to Increase EXCELLENCE & ELIMINATE DISTRACTIONS for Sunday Worship - Jake Gosselin
On this episode we get to chat with Jake Gosselin from CHURCHFRONT about the top 5 tools your worship team needs to take it to the next level.  We get specific and nerd out over how to utilize technology to improve your Sunday service! You don't want to miss this episode of The Church Engagement Podcast! Connect with Jake: @churchfront , https://churchfront.com/ Connect on social! Facebook: @Faith_Solutions Twitter: @Faith_Solutions  Register for BBCON! The Ultimate Church Tech Event! https://bbconference.com/churchsessions This Podcast is brought to you by Blackbaud Faith Solutions. Learn more at: faith.blackbaud.com Music provided by: www.SoundStripe.com
23:19
August 22, 2019
EPISODE 9: How to Empower The Next Generation of Leaders with Nicolai Buccino
On this episode we get to chat with my good friend Nicolai Buccino, Associate Pastor at Rain City Church to talk about MILLENNIALS!! They're on your staff now and how to do we prepare them to be the next generation of leaders!  You don't want to miss this episode of The Church Engagement Podcast! Connect with Nicolai: @nicolaibuccino or @raincitychurch Connect on social! Facebook: @Faith_Solutions Twitter: @Faith_Solutions  Register for BBCON! The Ultimate Church Tech Event! https://bbconference.com/churchsessions This Podcast is brought to you by Blackbaud Faith Solutions. Learn more at: faith.blackbaud.com   Music provided by: www.SoundStripe.com
11:38
August 2, 2019
EPISODE 8: 3 Strategies You Need to Better Engage Your Church with Peter Hodgen
On this episode we get to chat with my good friend Peter Hodgen as he shares 3 amazing strategies to better engage your church.  These strategies are so good we have actually implemented them here at Blackbaud!  You don't want to miss this episode of The Church Engagement Podcast! Connect with Peter!  www.crowdhubapps.com Connect on social! Facebook: @Faith_Solutions Twitter: @Faith_Solutions Register for BBCON! The Ultimate Church Tech Event! https://bbconference.com/churchsessions This Podcast is brought to you by Blackbaud Faith Solutions. Learn more at: faith.blackbaud.com Music provided by: www.SoundStripe.com
12:40
July 10, 2019
EPISODE 7: Got Data? How to Utilize the Data You Have to Grow Your Church
On today’s podcast our very own Joel Guthrie is talking to you about data and how you can utilize it to grow your church. Joel is sharing valuable insight on specific ways you should be using data for engagement. Your database is your most valuable resource, don’t let it go to waste!   Are you using data?  And if you are, how can you better use data as a church?   This is the first episode in our two-part Data Health series, so be sure to tune in next week for more insight on utilizing data in your church.   REGISTER FOR BBCON 2019! Connect on social! Facebook: @Faith_Solutions Twitter: @Faith_Solutions This Podcast is brought to you by Blackbaud Faith Solutions. Learn more here! Music provided by: www.SoundStripe.com
07:28
June 12, 2019
EPISODE 6: How to Utilize Facebook Groups to Grow Your Church with Nona Jones
We had the wonderful opportunity to sit down with Nona Jones after her session at the THRIVE LEADERSHIP Conference at Bayside Church to learn more about how to utilize Facebook groups to grow your church! Nona is the Head of Faith-based Partnerships at Facebook.  She shares with us exciting features that have helped churches continue to nurture their communities outside of Sunday mornings.  Be sure to listen all the way through! Nona has an amazing free resource for you! Connect with Nona Jones!  www.nonajones.com Instagram: @nonanotnora Connect on social! Facebook: @Faith_Solutions Twitter: @Faith_Solutions This Podcast is brought to you by Blackbaud Faith Solutions. Learn more here! Music provided by: www.SoundStripe.com
07:08
May 28, 2019
EPISODE 5: How to CONNECT, TEACH, & SHARE to engage your community with Haley Veturis
Haley sat down with us at the THRIVE LEADERSHIP Conference at Bayside Church to share with us their strategy to engage their community! Haley has been running social for churches for 10 YEARS! She is our go-to source for all things social.   In this episode learn how to utilize social media to CONNECT, TEACH, & SHARE with your community!  Connect with Haley Veturis!  Follow Bayside Church: Facebook:  Bayside Church Instagram: @BaysideChurch  Connect on social! Facebook: @Faith_Solutions Twitter: @Faith_Solutions This Podcast is brought to you by Blackbaud Faith Solutions. Learn more here! Music provided by: www.SoundStripe.com
08:12
May 20, 2019
EPISODE 4: How To Build an Engaged Community Online with Ryan Wakefield
Marketing can feel overwhelming as a church and sometimes feel like a negative tactic to grow your church. Ryan joins us today to share his tips and tricks on how to utilize marketing to grow an engaged community online.  “If you think of it like tools to help your church build new relationships, build bridges into your community, and invite people to hear the Gospel and experience a body of believers worshiping God, then marketing could be central to the mission and vision of your church!” - Ryan Wakefield  Connect with Ryan Wakefield!  Learn more about Church Marketing University!  Connect on social! Facebook: @Faith_Solutions Twitter: @Faith_Solutions This Podcast is brought to you by Blackbaud Faith Solutions. Learn more here! Music provided by: www.SoundStripe.com
13:55
April 16, 2019
EPISODE 3: 3 Strategies You Need for a Successful Easter
Easter is the highlight of your year, it’s your super bowl! Planning, prepping, and logistics start months in advance. How many services? Parking flows? Finding volunteers? It’s easy to get wrapped up in the logistics but what about these three strategies to make sure you grow your church this Easter? We cover this and more in this episode of the Church Engagement Podcast! Connect on social! Facebook: @Faith_Solutions Twitter: @Faith_Solutions This Podcast is brought to you by Blackbaud Faith Solutions. Learn more here! Music provided by: www.SoundStripe.com
09:17
March 28, 2019
EPISODE 2: The 3 Facebook Stats You Need to Crush Social Media in 2019
In this episode, we talk about 3 Facebook statistics to help you crush social media in 2019!  Are you on the fence when it comes to utilizing Facebook to grow and engage your church? Are you unsure if it's worth your time?  Are you thinking about investing in a church app?  We cover all these things and more in this episode of The Church Engagement Podcast! Hootsuite Resource Here! Learn more about Pro Church Tools here. Connect on social! Facebook: @Faith_Solutions Twitter: @Faith_Solutions This Podcast is brought to you by Blackbaud Faith Solutions. Learn more here! Music provided by: www.SoundStripe.com
09:50
March 11, 2019
EPISODE 1: 3 Must Haves for Church Websites in 2019
In this episode we talk about the must haves for your church's website in 2019.  Do you check all these boxes? Do you see room to improve?  When it comes down to it, none of this is rocket science.  Whether your church is just now launching or been around for 30 years these 3 topics are designed for you AND you don't need a web developer to do any of them! Connect on Social! Facebook: @Faith_Solutions Twitter: @Faith_Solutions This Podcast is brought to you by Blackbaud Faith Solutions. Learn more here! Music provided by: www.SoundStripe.com
11:28
February 11, 2019