“Our city has been hit pretty hard,” shares Kerrick Thomas, pastor of The Journey Church in New York City. “It’s been crazy. I don’t even know what to compare it to.” The Journey Church, a Purpose Driven church located in the heart of Manhattan, has experienced what it’s like to live in the epicenter of
Pastor Rick has taught, “You measure a church’s strength, not by its seating capacity, but by its sending capacity.” PD Churches across the globe are demonstrating practical love to their community during this global pandemic, sometimes with the support of other churches in the PD network. One such church is Liquid Church in New Jersey,
TAKING CARE OF YOURSELF DURING COVID-19 – A COVENANT OF HEALTH “Don’t burn out; keep yourselves fueled and aflame. Be alert servants of the Master, cheerfully expectant. Don’t quit in hard times, instead pray all the harder. Help needy Christians and be inventive in hospitality! Romans 12:11-13 (Mes) There’s a verse in Song of Solomon
As we find ourselves in the midst of stay at home orders, we are presented with an opportunity to get creative and find new ways to “do” church! Many of us are also discovering our “and” jobs. You’re now a pastor AND videographer! So to help you navigate this new landscape of filming sermons, promos,
1. Focus on how to move “Watchers to Attenders” and think through how it works [ASSIMILATION]. 2. Welcome those online personally on video during the service and drive viewers to complete a response form, send email/text, or DM the page [NEXT STEP IS KEY!]. 3. Put in place a chat host, kind of like a
On Palm Sunday, Oak Ridge Baptist Church in Maryland cancelled all services, sending members into the community to participate in service projects across three counties.