You Don’t Need a Professional Camera to Take Great Photos

The smartphone has reimagined what we can share with our community. If you have yet to start taking photos of the best moments of your church, now is the time to start. Check out some fundamental tips for taking images that are worthy of being shared!

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Submission as Stewardship

God has granted us that freedom with the salvation He offers. We are no longer the slaves of sin. Now He asks us to be subordinate to one another, in the name of Christ. That’s the real challenge of stewardship, isn’t it? Subordination.

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True Disciples of Jesus

Rules and traditions are incredibly important, but we have to be sure that we don’t become so fixated on the details of traditions or teachings that we risk losing sight of what is most important: The Gospel of Jesus Christ.

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Copyright Violations are a Big Deal — Here’s Why

From large corporations like Disney or Amazon, to local creators selling content on Etsy shops, copying, sharing or utilizing without images or content permission can be a big deal. Here is the lowdown on copyright violations, and why (and how!) you should avoid them.

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WWMD?

WWJD bracelets were all the rage about 25 years ago in Christian circles. I’ve always wondered if a WWMD bracelet might not make just as much sense, and maybe more. What Would Mary Do? I would argue that Mary was the most exemplary steward who ever lived.

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The God of Choices

God lets us choose Him. He does not trick us. He does not lie in wait. He does not blackmail or entrap us. His authority over us is the kind that never chafes, because it is entirely divorced from the concept of power. The choice to obey is ours.

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Instagram & Your Parish (Social Media Summer Series)

Popular with bloggers, influencers, and riddled with hashtags, with a little bit of intentionality, your church’s content can be sought-after. Here are some easy and engaging ways to make Instagram work for your parish.

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LPi Refocuses on Communication Roots with Selling of WeShare & WeGather

LPi has made the strategic decision to sell our online donation and donor management platforms to allow us to focus more on our communication roots. WeShare and WeGather have been sold to Ministry Brands, the leading provider of SaaS platforms for faith-based organizations.

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Believing and Rejoicing

How easily we can falter to believe, looking for signs and wonders as caveats of believing. Obstacles against seeing and accepting the truth of God’s promises fulfilled can mount daily if we fail to view the world with the eyes of a heart willing to see God at work.

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What’s your Hearth Cake?

What sustains your ability to be a good disciple, a good steward? What inspires you to give more freely, to love more abundantly? Whatever it is, that’s your hearth cake. The Angel of the Lord is nudging you in your sleep.

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How to Share the Good Works of Your Parish with Parishioners & Beyond!

Amazing things are happening at your parish, but does your community know about it? From bulletin blurbs to email blasts, social media posts to pulpit announcements, read on for tips on sharing the news with others.

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Practicing Graciousness in the Desert

Looking back over my journey of parenthood, I know there were days when I traveled the extra mile for my children. And then, it happened: the attitude. The request for the smallest thing from one of them is met with disdain or bewilderment.

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