Reckless Love

I can't stop listening to this song. It describes the love of God in such a beautifully raw and tangible way that I have not yet heard expressed in song lyrics. The chorus reads: "Oh the overwhelming, never-ending, reckless love of God Oh it chases me down, fights ‘til I’m found, leaves the ninety nine … Continue reading Reckless Love


Hillsong Church: the “Visitor” Experience

Last Sunday, while visiting family in Sydney, I had the amazing opportunity to visit Hillsong Church. My parents attend a campus near their home in Marsfield, NSW, but they took us to the main campus for the full experience. What I experienced as a first time visitor made me realize that there is a lot … Continue reading Hillsong Church: the “Visitor” Experience

The Marketing Cornerstone

The ancient Greek philosophers would say “know thyself,” with various interpretations of the phrase. The importance of “knowing oneself” (as well as one’s target market) is evident in the marketing world. The AMA defines marketing as “the activity, set of institutions, and processes for creating, communicating, delivering, and exchanging offerings that have value for customers, … Continue reading The Marketing Cornerstone

Review of YWAM’s Mobile Site

In today’s mobile-driven marketplace, it is necessary for organizations to have mobile landing sites. Furthermore, it’s important for these sites to be mobile-friendly. This means that the layout fits to a smartphone screen, has accessible links, and has easy-to-navigate menus. One organization that does this well with their mobile site is YWAM (Youth with a … Continue reading Review of YWAM’s Mobile Site

How to Effectively Collect Email Addresses for your Church

For those who think that email marketing is dead, think again! People are spending 92% of their time online checking and responding to emails. It remains a primary means for communication, and an essential piece of every church’s marketing plan. Below are three steps to creating an effective email list. Create a web form. A … Continue reading How to Effectively Collect Email Addresses for your Church


Churches need to have vision. Churches need to have strategies to reach their vision. Strategies for outreach, strategies for teaching, strategies for discipleship, and strategies for growth. Social media is not just a strategy. It is a necessary communication channel that must be integrated into our existing strategy. Check out this infographic showing some results … Continue reading Differentiation