Pentecost: Remembering participation

What happened at Pentecost is described by the evangelist Luke in the Acts of the Apostles as follows: "Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them. All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them. (NIV, Acts 2-2-3)

The State of Volunteering in Churches Today: Dismal or Delightful?

Volunteers are an essential part of any church, and are fundamental to its success. But what is the current situation churches are facing in terms of their volunteers, and what does this say about the state of the church?

How to Make Tech Work for Your Seniors

Technology is a great tool for spreading your message and engaging a younger audience in the church, but it shouldn’t be used in such a manner that it shuts out your senior parish members.

New year, new opportunities

After the festivities of Christmas, we enter a new calendar year. We welcome the new year as a fresh start, in the hope that it will bring additional opportunities and projects. Some people (and even organisations) make firm goals, in the form of resolutions, whereas others take things day by day; either way, it is good to think about what you want to achieve in the next 12 months. At ChurchDesk we’ve thought about how to do this, and come up with some top tips...

Three steps to make your church website stand out on Google

Every church dreams of setting up a website that attracts loads of visitors. Follow these three steps to maximise your chances of appearing prominentl...

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How to talk finance with your congregation

Tim Gibson seeks expert advice on the best way to encourage regular giving among congregations, including the strategic use of technology Ask your ave...

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From communication to relationships: A new version of People

ChurchDesk was founded to help churches engage with their members and communities. This is why we built People - we wanted to enable personal, targete...

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