10 Tips for Providing a Great Church Volunteer Experience

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Volunteers give of their time to help a church fulfill its mission. Successful volunteer programs are able to create a positive experience by providing structure and support for the volunteer and their job assignments. People who donate their time come to the role with an expectation of having a positive experience.  Good volunteer management incorporates many things that contribute to a positive experience for the volunteer. Continue reading “10 Tips for Providing a Great Church Volunteer Experience” »

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Free Website Migrations For Churches – Coming Thursday

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Over the last few years, we’ve met countless churches who loved Sharefaith’s website & hosting product, but were stuck in an expensive website contract or hosting agreement with another provider that they’re no longer pleased with. Many of these churches also did not have the funds, time, or staff to allocate to migrating or moving their old website to a new Sharefaith one. That is now in the past! As usual, Sharefaith goes above and beyond to create the best customer service and give you the best church resources at the lowest price possible! Continue reading “Free Website Migrations For Churches – Coming Thursday” »

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25 Bible Verses That Speak Against Fear – Walk in Christ’s Victory Today!

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It is astonishing how many Christians limp through life in utter defeat, never experiencing the life of victory or the full joy of their salvation because they listen to and believe the lies of Satan. Their lives are filled with fear, anxiety, worry and stress. The Bible says that Satan comes to kill, steal and destroy (John 10:10) and that he roams around like a prowling lion, looking for someone to devour (1 Peter 5:8). He will go after your mind, your appearance, your identity, your character – heck, even your salvation, especially the latter! That’s why God tells you to be on your guard and let your mind be under the control and influence of the Holy Spirit (Romans 8:6).  It’s time for you to apply God’s Word, as it speaks against fear and anxiety, and to start walking in Christ’s victory. Continue reading “25 Bible Verses That Speak Against Fear – Walk in Christ’s Victory Today!” »

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10 Safety Concerns Parents Have for Vacation Bible School

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I’m an acutely cautious parent, borderline paranoid. With all the news of child abductions, sexual and physical abuse, and accidents resulting from gross negligence, why shouldn’t I be? I think it’s great that you serve the children in your church and community by offering a life-changing biblical experience, but any decent parent is not going to just drop off the most precious thing they have ever been given, without being perfectly satisfied that you have spent significant time developing and carefully implementing a solid safety plan. VBS planning is now in effect, so should the development of your policies and procedures concerning safety. Let me share with you the top safety concerns for VBS that most parents share. Continue reading “10 Safety Concerns Parents Have for Vacation Bible School” »

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6 Great Tips On Blogging On Your Church Website Every Week

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In ministry there is no end to improving communication; whether teaching, preaching or writing, the skill to share or exchange information is of vital importance. Blogging will hone in on that skill. Not only will it help you better organize your thoughts, but the persistent discipline of writing those thoughts down will also help you quickly reconstruct the information later in conversation. The process of writing will make you a better thinker, which will translate to being a more careful speaker, and enable you to effectively sort out what is truly important. Blogging will provide you an outlet to inspire, to attract more people to inspire, and speak out on important issues in a way that you might not be able to do in any other interaction. Here is a strategy to help you ease into the blogging community. Continue reading “6 Great Tips On Blogging On Your Church Website Every Week” »

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Sharefaith Partners With Samaritan’s Purse for February

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Sharefaith is very excited to be partnering with a new mission and outreach partner every month in order to give back and support Gospel and humanitarian efforts globally. We are very excited to announce that Samaritan’s Purse has been selected as Sharefaith’s ministry and outreach partner for February.

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10 Simple Ways to Train Volunteers to Help with VBS

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Hopefully you’ve found a handful of volunteers passionate about the VBS mission of training and disciplining young hearts, so you’re onto your next task of putting together a training strategy for your enthusiastic team. A good training plan will go far in promoting the success of your event, so don’t skimp on time and effort; consider these tips in 10 Ways to Easily Train Volunteers to Help with VBS. Continue reading “10 Simple Ways to Train Volunteers to Help with VBS” »

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3 Ways To Ignite a Revival in Your Town or City

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Revival cannot be initiated by men since it’s solely the work of the Holy Spirit. However, as believers we can participate in structuring and initiating ideas or events that can create a setting where the Holy Spirit can actively minister. Over this last decade, I’ve seen various successful initiatives where believers united for a common goal of having their town or city draw closer to God. Pastors and worship leaders can take the lead in this initiative by breaking their mold of denominational exclusivity and focusing on leveraging the strength by uniting for ministry, prayer and outreach, regardless of denominational barriers. This, however, does constitute a common framework of believers accepting and agreeing on principle Biblical/faith concepts that do not defect the Word or character of the Trinity and Salvation. In other words, drop the denominational barriers, but keep within the Truth. Continue reading “3 Ways To Ignite a Revival in Your Town or City” »

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Three Fantastic Pieces of Gear For Solo Worship Leading 

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There will be many times when you don’t lead worship with a larger team. Leading solo at a Bible study, youth event, or camp may require just a guitar and some percussion. But sometimes a mic, some portable speakers, and these three little tools could make you sound great while keeping a professional feel during your acoustic worship approach. These may not be brand new, but we’ve heard so many good things about them that we now think they should be in the arsenal of every worship leader: Continue reading “Three Fantastic Pieces of Gear For Solo Worship Leading ” »

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Using SharefaithKids for Your Vacation Bible School

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So, you’ve been given the significant task of planning and overseeing this year’s Vacation Bible School? By now you have considered your overall objective (if you still need a little help with this, read VBS: 10 Things That Vacation Bible School Is, and Is Not) and you are exploring possible themes, looking into curriculum, discussing budget, and rolling it all into a master checklist. With a head full of ideas and a blank page in front of you, the overwhelming task is not made any easier by the plethora of fragmented resources thrown your way. But be of good cheer! SharefaithKids offers 52 lessons complete with videos, slideshows, and activities to choose from that can easily be converted to a complete VBS experience. Top that off with the ease in which you can present video and slideshows on any popular multimedia device, and your planning just got a little easier! Simply pick a theme or series of common themes and you have a week of fun and interactive Bible learning your VBS Kids won’t soon forget! Continue reading “Using SharefaithKids for Your Vacation Bible School” »

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