Equipping Ministry Leaders to Equip the Saints

Free Volunteer Training Videos from TrainedUp

May 14, 2018

At TrainedUp, we’re passionate about helping the Church equip the saints for ministry. In our three year history, we’ve helped thousands of church leaders train tens of thousands of volunteers. We love being able to walk alongside so many churches to further the Gospel. Today, as part of our mission…

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7 Areas Where Storytelling Can Improve Your Church Communications

May 11, 2018

Storytelling is one of my passions. I’ve written plenty of other blog posts on the topic, and even published a storytelling devotional last year called The Original Storyteller. One of the reasons why I’m so interested in storytelling is because that’s how God has designed each of us. Storytelling may…

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Helping Your Church Learn To Read The Bible

May 9, 2018

This post has been adapted from episode 7 of our podcast. You can listen to the full podcast here, watch the video below, or keep reading. Kevin Fontenot: Hey. I’m Kevin Fontenot and I’m here with Scott Magdalein. We’re your hosts of the Thriving Ministry Teams Podcast where we talk about all…

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6 Prime Communication Opportunities that Churches Are Missing

May 4, 2018

Church communication is lacking. That may not be true in every church. But it’s a frustrating reality for the vast majority of congregations. Even if your church communicates better than average, there is still plenty that you can do to improve. There is plenty of ground to make up. As…

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Introducing Custom Ministry Areas, Branding, Updated Reporting, and New Library Videos

May 3, 2018

Today we’re excited to announce a few updates to TrainedUp. Our team has been hard at work building out features based on the feedback of our incredible customers. Ministry Area Grouping First up, we’ve added learner grouping to our advanced user management feature. This update allows you to create custom…

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How To Set Goals For Your Church That You Will Actually Achieve

May 2, 2018

This post has been adapted from episode 6 of our podcast. You can listen to the full podcast here, watch the video below, or keep reading. Kevin Fontenot: Hey, I’m Kevin Fontenot and I’m here with Scott Magdalein. We’re your hosts of the Thriving Ministry Team’s podcast where we’re talking…

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5 Simple Ways to Prepare Your Church for Mother’s Day

April 30, 2018

The day of days approacheth! No, I’m not a numerologist predicting the return of Jesus. I’ll be steering clear of that silliness, thank you very much. I mean Mother’s Day! It’s a big deal, not just for moms, but for churches, too. Is your church ready to make the most…

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How to DIY Your Own Church Leadership Academy

April 27, 2018

If you’re reading this, odds are you’re a church leader. But what is a church leader? There are many different levels of leadership within every church. Leadership could mean a member of the clergy or staff. But it could also be a key volunteer that has been given responsibility for…

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Creating An Exceptional Training Program At Your Church

April 25, 2018

This post has been adapted from episode 5 of our podcast. You can listen to the full podcast here, watch the video below, or keep reading. Kevin Fontenot: Hey there, I’m Kevin Fontenot, I’m here with Scott Magdalein, we’re your hosts of the Thriving Ministry Team Podcast, where we’re talking…

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