So, your church app is up and running. You’re all set for the Christmas season with updated schedules, social media posts, and special church events all updated in your app.
Do you remember the first time you saw someone pull out their cell phone when you were preaching a sermon?
For the first time in history, society is globally connected. The internet has become the centerpiece of a generation’s way of living. The smartphone is the primary medium of all desired interaction, and social media is the social norm by which culture stays connected 24/7.
The way people engage online has clearly changed! Are you keeping up? Today, people of all ages are using mobile apps to engage rather then trying to type in a long website address on their small mobile device.
One of the great challenges churches face today is better connecting with people that visit for the first time during Easter. It’s hard to introduce new people to everything you are doing and let them know how much you care in a couple minutes of announcements.
What does every church want to see an increase in? Generosity! We believe the giving process should be simple, meaningful, and have a positive impact the local church.
With the latest App Store adjustments, you can still publish your own custom-branded app to the App Store using our platform, and keep it updated with the latest innovations and content we offer!
Apple added a new rule (4.2.6) which states “Apps created from a commercialized coded template, or app generation service, will be rejected.
Testimonies are powerful tools for helping those considering faith in Christ, to see how God works in peoples lives.
Fall is right around the corner, and that likely means you have more events to plan. Back-to-school bashes, Fall Festivals, and Thanksgiving outreaches are just a few examples.
Are you thinking about signing up for a free trial of Custom Church Apps? Have you created your app but aren’t sure how to get people excited about using it?
If your church has small groups, there’s plenty of effort involved in promoting, coordinating, and running that ministry program. Your custom app is a helpful tool for handling those tasks and encouraging more people to get involved with a group.
One of the challenges in hosting church events is getting the word out about the event. Your custom mobile app is a helpful tool in spreading the word and getting people excited about attending.
This month, June 2017, we welcomed our 4,000th church app customer into the Custom Church Apps family. That’s 4,000 churches and ministries leveraging technology to connect and communicate with their congregations throughout the week.
By the time they’ve heard the announcement, listened to the sermon, and picked up their children, people are leaving and have completely forgotten about the upcoming event. Even if you have signup tables in the lobby, they may pass right by them on the way out the door.
Mom. She goes through nine months of pregnancy (or deals with months of adoption paperwork), changes too many diapers to count, nurses children back to health, helps with homework, and much more.
Have you ever planned a church event, put your heart into making it incredible, but didn’t have as many people attend as you’d hoped? If you’re wondering why attendance was low, you might consider your communication strategy.
While Easter Sunday is the big day we focus on this time of year, we can’t forget what happens after that weekend. People who haven’t been to church in a long time, if ever, come on Easter.
Easter provides an excellent opportunity to reach people who don’t attend church on a regular basis (if at all). Maybe they’re curious about faith, feel like they should go to church on Easter, or perhaps a friend invited them to attend.
Depending on where you live, this time of year is when many schools let out for Spring Break. It’s a time to give students a week off and provides an opportunity for families to spend quality time together.
A key aspect of church leadership is helping new or inexperienced believers grow in their faith; in other words, to make disciples.
Train up a child in the way he should go, And when he is old he will not depart from it.” – Proverbs 22:6 (NKJV)
No matter how many great features you have in a church app, that app is only beneficial if your congregation will use it. To get people excited about using the app and to see how it can benefit them, you’ll need to invest time in promoting it.
Live streaming your church service is a lot easier, and more affordable than you think! And live streaming from within your custom church app, makes your services more accessible than ever, bringing them right into the palm of your community’s hand. Over the past year, we have seen the need for broadcasting live, explode. However
It’s that time again! Time for another installment of Apps In Focus, where we interview a new church each week, asking 3 vital questions about how Custom Church Apps has impacted their ministry. We are delighted to partner with churches and ministries from all over the world, that are doing incredible work for the Kingdom.
It’s 5:30am on Monday morning. Alarms are going, kids are racing around to get ready, making breakfasts, coffees, prepping lunches; and all the while, trying to get everyone out of the door by 6:55am. No small task, that’s for sure. Life comes at us fast, and furious. The busyness of life for us Moms is
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 some
We see a great value in having a custom branded church app, but we encourage people to take a look at the facts, and let them guide their decision. In March Forbes.com wrote about this massive trend to apps taking place. People are using apps consistently every day because of the easy of use and convenience they