Equipping Ministry Leaders to Equip the Saints

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

The Easiest Way To Train Your Team – No Passwords Required

April 23, 2018

At TrainedUp, we believe that training should be easy. That philosophy drives everything we do, from new features to new library videos. For the last year, we’ve focused on making the process of creating training as easy as possible for you as a ministry leader. We routinely see people sign…

Read More

8 Topics to Include in Your Church Membership Class

April 23, 2018

Church membership is different at every church. Church beliefs about membership vary between congregations. Even in cases where membership beliefs are identical, language and expectations around membership often differ. Since membership is different at every church, people transferring their membership from another church need to know how membership is unique…

Read More

Books To Read With Your Church Staff at Each Growth Level

April 20, 2018

To build a successful church, you’ve got to lead your team to work together. Everyone has to be on the same page, collaborating toward the same goals. I’m not sure if enthusiastically shouting words like ‘synergy’ at each other is necessary, but it certainly doesn’t hurt. How do you create…

Read More