Posts Tagged ‘Internet and Technology’

Artificial Intelligence in Ministry By Dave Raley

Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Ministry Artificial intelligence isn’t new. It has fueled the imagination of ambitious inventors and entrepreneurs for centuries. It has fired the dreams of artists, authors, and film-making — some of whom have seen its positive potential, some of whom have painted vivid pictures of its dangers. Regardless of how it has…

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Digital Donor Acquisition By Lindsey Lind and Carol Patterson

Digital Donor Acquisition – It Matters! By Lindsey Lind  and Carol Patterson ~ Many nonprofits expect to lose over 60% of their first time donors. For many of us, this statement is a frightening reality of our role within development. Ultimately, God has everything under His control and it’s through His plan that the dollars…

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8 Benefits Your Church Needs to Know About the Cloud

 By Leah Merrill  What exactly is the cloud anyway? Checking out a couple of blog posts about it might not enlighten you all that much. One thing you know- it’s huge right now. Everyone seems to be talking about “moving to the cloud.” So what does that mean for you? Is it something your church…

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A New Battle for Hearts, Minds and Global Redemption

By Gordon Marcy With the Internet becoming increasingly important for nearly everybody, I’m amazed to hear that so many Christian leaders and ministries are still reluctant to develop full-time online outreach. The Internet is not a fad. Usage continues to soar and there’s no sign of it slowing down. In 2013, over 2.7 billion people…

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How The Internet is Changing Evangelism and Missions

By John Edmiston There are currently 2.4 billion active Internet users, and  another 3 billion are expected to be online within five years as cellphones increasingly become Internet enabled smartphones and as cheap digital devices proliferate. The changes are not only quantitative, they are also qualitative. The  essential dynamics of Christian ministry are being fundamentally altered.…

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March 25, 2013: Last Day to Register for CLA Online Academy

Spring is in the air and today, March 25, is your last day to register for CLA Online Academy‘s spring quarter! Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) offers you a great new way to continue your leadership education online with CLA Online Academy. This learning experience is powered by the platform of Azusa Pacific Online University.  The combination…

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3 Essential Components of a High Performing Ministry Website

By Maurilio Amorim What if the entire scope of your ministry had to be done online? The question is not as far fetched as one might imagine. In fact, it’s one that Christian Leadership Alliance had to ask. With today’s ever-evolving technologies, an online presence is not just a ministry tool; rather, it is the…

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