5 Things The New Guy Should Know

Leadership — Tue, Sep 10, 2013

Looking back on my experience being the new guy at Hillsong last year and then again early in 2013 when I started my marketing position at James River Assembly; I am now fully aware of the common pitfalls that people make when entering into a new position. We often start as enthusiastic beginners ready to

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What Makes an Effective Church Website?

Web — Tue, Jul 23, 2013

Here is an article by our friends at DL Church Websites. Anyone can make a website these days. It may not look all that good, but your church can get something put up on the web rather quickly. But will a website like that accomplish your goals? Not if you don’t have the knowledge of

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5 Simple Blog Changes That Increase Page Views

Web — Fri, Jun 21, 2013

Whether you are new at blogging or have been writing for a while, page views play a key role in indicating a blogs performance. For those using ads on their blogs, it is a primary means of making a return on your blog. Recently I redesigned the structure of my website as well as the

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I am here

News — Wed, Jun 12, 2013

Sincerely Sorry Wondering why my blog has been active? Then this is the entry that will lift your spirit and uplift your frustrations as well as mine. It’s amazing how much power and expectation there is today to maintain and move relationships online. I personally have very heavily felt the need to provide consistent quality

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Get The Exclusive Invite To ChurchGrowth.Info Soft Launch

News — Tue, Feb 05, 2013

As I have mentioned previously, I have acquired ChurchGrowth.Info, and I am in the process of developing the site. As a way to honor our stevenrecords.com viewers, I will be sending out exclusive invites to the soft launch of the website. If you would like to receive the exclusive invite, go to www.churchgrowth.info and subscribe.

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News — Wed, Jan 09, 2013

BIG NEWS!!! I have acquired ChurchGrowth.info! This web platform will be utilized to provide strategies for planting and growing the local church. This is very much so in the beginning phase of development. My heart to create ChurchGrowth.info into a powerful and widely used platform that sets local churches up to win in their community.

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Back In Kansas City

News — Mon, Dec 10, 2012

It is great to be back home and spending long desired time with missed friends and family. Having saturated myself in the heartbeat of Hillsong Church over this year, I am excited to further share those experiences with everyone who has been leaning in to my posts and messages over the year. Now that my

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Update From Down Under

Hillsong — Thu, Oct 25, 2012

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10 Marketing Tactics for Christian Youth Camps

Advertising / Church Marketing — Wed, Aug 29, 2012

I had a question come in from a church in India asking about how to market for Christian youth camps. It really is a good question in which I thought the response could benefit a lot of other churches as well. So here are my 10 ways to market Christian youth camps. Look at what

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8 Ways to Help Your Church Embrace Change

Church Growth / Leadership / Strategy — Thu, Jul 26, 2012

If you have pastored for any length of time you have certainly experienced opposition, criticism, and rejection when it comes to implementing change. I have seen the worst of it. I have been there when a simple change in leadership means loosing over half of the congregation, and the remaining “leadership” disagrees with every decision,

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