PUSH NOTIFICATIONS: A Whole New Level

2016-12-04T17:49:27+00:00

We recently published a blog post, regarding one of the top questions we hear from pastors all of the time. In the article, we wrote this: “Push notifications are a big deal! A push notification allows you to push information like special announcements, service reminders, new app content, prayer requests, or anything else you want [...]

How Are People Spending Digital Media Time? Move over desktop.

2016-12-04T17:49:27+00:00

And just like that, the recent data as reported this past July by Mary Meeker of KPCB shows that mobile digital media time in the US is now significantly higher at 51% compared to desktop at 42%. This means one thing… the tipping point has arrived. With this comes the question of experience and [...]

Digital Bibles: Do they help in church?

2016-12-04T17:49:27+00:00

A recent Barna/American Bible Society study found that more than half of Americans say they want to read their Bibles more. Interestingly enough, the study also found that half of all Americans believe that the Bible has too little influence on American society today. Pew Research report showed that 64% of American adults own [...]

The One Question Pastors Ask Us Over and Over

2016-12-04T17:49:27+00:00

Over the past few weeks, we’ve had a chance to connect with hundreds of churches nationwide regarding apps, smartphones, and the Kingdom of God. Over the course of these connect points, there was one hot button that seemed to resonate with church after church after church. “Push Notifications” For those who currently have a starter [...]

2 Things Churches Are Doing To Engage Members During Church

2016-12-04T17:49:27+00:00

It's no secret that even in church, people are using their smartphones constantly. As a matter of fact, in a recent report, Pew Research found that 64% of Americans now own a smartphone of some kind.  This is exciting news, many are actually using their smartphone during church not just for checking how many [...]

6 Major Differences Between Mobile Apps And Mobile Websites

2016-12-04T17:49:27+00:00

In our most recent post, we shared with you some of the findings from the Pew Research report regarding smartphone usage in America. In this report, we found that 64% of Americans own a smartphone of some kind. With this, it is a foregone conclusion that smartphones are in fact a part of our [...]

FACT: Smartphones Are Now Part Of Our Daily Life.

2016-12-04T17:49:27+00:00

Recently, Pew Research released a report on U.S. Smartphone use in 2015. In this wide ranging report, some key statistics stood out in regards to not only how many Americans own a smartphone, but also how they are using their smartphones. The report found that 64% of American adults now own a smartphone of [...]

What the Church Can Learn from Jimmy Fallon and The Tonight Show

2016-12-04T17:49:27+00:00

We are not called to be of the world, but definitely in the world. Knowing this, we believe the Tonight Show can teach us all a lot about how we can use social media to reach more people. They are the best at maximizing social media. It seems like every time you turn around, you [...]