Using Technology to Minister to Soldiers and Missionaries

Using Technology to Minister to Soldiers and Missionaries

Life has changed for the better thanks to the many advancements that modern man has accomplished during the most recent century or so. The global standard of our homes, hygiene, and health has risen dramatically during this timeframe. Perhaps even more so, our transportation, telecommunications, and overall technology has radically transformed the way that we as humans function throughout our everyday lives.

In the midst of such overwhelming progress, however, many men and women still live heavily entrenched in the midst of profound difficulty and darkness.

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Surveillance Cameras, Should Churches Use Them?

Surveillance Cameras for Churches

Have you thought about using surveillance cameras at your church? A pastor contacted the Christian Law Association with a problem that most small churches struggle with and an attorney was able to provide a solution. We hope this story inspires you and your church and provides insight and offers solutions to what your church might be facing, currently.

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Valentine’s Day Mini Movie: 1 Corinthians 13 Mini Movie For Church

Valentine's Day Mini Movie

Looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day Mini Movie for your Valentine’s Day worship service, Valentine’s Day Banquet, Couples Conference or Marriage Retreat? Look no further! Sharefaith has been the go-to resource for over 120,000 churches worldwide for the last 14 years and has over 78,000 sermon & worship media and graphics, including mini movies. Your church will love this Valentine’s Day Mini Movie!

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How To Make Your Church Web Design Even Better

Church Web Design

Church web design can be a tricky thing as you decipher the ins and outs to making your website informative, as well as effective in attracting potential newcomers to your church. However, there are plenty of things we have learned along the way to maximize your site’s outreach potential, and look good while doing it. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or total beginner, these church web design tips and tricks will help you see how you can make your church’s website even better. (more…)

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Can You Have A Scholarship Fund For Your Ministry School?

Church Ministry School Scholarship Funds

Does your church currently have a ministry school or oversee a Christian school? Do you currently have any scholarship funds set up? If so, you might be shocked to find out that you may not be obeying the law. The donations you are receiving may not be tax deductible by the IRS. Here is a scenario of a Pastor whose church oversaw and operated a Christian school as their ministry and had some questions. They contacted the Christian Law Association, seeking some professional legal advice on what to do in regards to scholarship funds for their ministry school. You might find the answers to his questions very surprising.

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Valentine’s Day Cards by Sharefaith

Sharefaith is the go-to place for all Valentine’s Day resources for churches all over! We strive to provide you with the highest quality media resources for any need in your ministry. Since Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, we thought you could benefit from these Valentine’s Day Bulletins. They are perfect for do-it-yourself (DIY) Valentine’s Day Cards. Send these custom Valentine’s Day Cards to anyone and everyone to let them know about your Valentine’s Day worship service or just to send them some love.

With over 78,000 sermon and worship media, Sharefaith has all of your media-related needs, from sermon PowerPoints, church newsletters, worship video loops, worship backgrounds, church service video loops, church flyers and more!

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How To Have A Kingdom Focused Worship Service

kingdom-focused-worship

It’s a bit interesting to think that you can now get a degree in worship. The fact that we can even create techniques for leading worship is good, but could become problematic if we are not careful. What is the problem? Focusing on skill training—putting all the emphasis on the musicality and gifting of the worship leader—and missing the important work of helping them steward their hearts to a kingdom focused perspective. We forget that our worship leaders have hearts that need safeguarding against the vicious attempts of Satan to capture them in a trap of self-promotion. It’s sad, but it’s real. We make a distinction between pastoral training and training for worship as if the end goals were somehow different, but they’re not!

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Can You Lose Your Church Tax Exempt Status?

Can You Loose your Church Tax Exempt Status?

If you are a church or ministry, having a tax exempt status is extremely important. But can you lose it? What if you are doing something currently that is jeopardizing your church tax exempt status? How about earning interest on your church income? Is this illegal? The Christian Law Association shares a story as well as some insight on this topic to help provide clarification for churches and ministries on what you are allowed to do with your income as a church. The Christian Law Association has been providing free legal assistance to Bible-believing churches and Christians who are experiencing difficulty in practicing their religious faith because of governmental regulation, intrusion, or prohibition in one form or another.

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NEW! Living Waters Website Template!

Check out our brand new church website template, “Living Waters”, which features a stunning and simplistic design that is packed full of awesome website features! The Living Waters theme is our latest church website template that empowers churches to design their own website in an hour or less! Select our new Living Waters website template and simply replace the demo content with your own, keep the same color scheme, imagery and design and you’ll have a website that is guaranteed to wow your congregation and your visitors in no time!

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