Online Training

Pro Church Academy

Squarespace is a popular fully hosted website builder known for its great designs and ease of use.
Squarespace comes with enterprise-grade infrastructure for hosting your website. This secure and robust platform allows you to focus on growing your business without worrying about hosting.
Squarespace includes tons of website designs to get started. All of these designs are fully ready for all types of content. They are fully editable, and Squarespace even allows you to use multiple templates for the same website at once.

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Canva Design School

Wix is another popular cloud based website builder software. It offers ease of use combined with a powerful set of features to easily build your website.
Wix is a fully hosted platform, so you will not have to pay for hosting. You get access to hundreds of templates to choose for your website’s design. Each template is fully editable with their intuitive drag and drop site builder.
It also comes with dozens of free and paid apps that you can install on your website. These apps allow you to add new features and functionality to your website. Some of them are created by Wix, and others are created by third-party developers.

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Sundayu

At SundayU you’ll find training and resources that help you create and manage the best Sunday services possible so you can grow your church. We support everyone behind the scenes at your church who make Sundays happen. You’ll also find plenty of content that will you help you engage with your community from Sunday to Sunday through your website, social media, YouTube, and other marketing strategies.
Everything we create is hyper practical and built so you can apply it right away.

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Blogs

Relevant

RELEVANT Media Group is a multimedia company whose purpose is to impact culture and give voice to what God is doing in and through our generation. We believe encountering God changes lives, so the magazine looks at how we can live that out in tangible and intentional ways. We talk about culture and real-life issues that other faith-based magazines might shy away from, because we believe it’s important to address the gritty stuff of life—even when it makes us uncomfortable. If it’s relevant to our readers, you’ll find it on our pages.

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Sunday Mag

Sunday Mag is a free online magazine for pastors and churches, exploring ways you can grow your church and engage your community from Sunday to Sunday. The goal of Sunday Mag is to encourage you and give you a chance to raise the level of creativity at your church. We believe better is possible, and the church should strive to be the best. Our site isn’t just about one segment of church creativity. It’s a holistic look at the creativity of a church service, as well as what it takes to market your church and engage with your community from Sunday to Sunday. It won’t be only tech related. And it won’t be full of tutorials or courses. Sunday Mag is about the philosophy of creativity as it relates to church. We hope you walk away inspired, motivated, and equipped after each article.

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Church Mag

It is our mission to resource the Church and our readers with relevant, fun, practical, timely, and helpful content focused on technology, creativity and new thinking.
With a small blog that started in September of 2008, we’ve grown, changed, evolved and become the community that we are today.

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Visual Media Church

Visual Media Church focuses on LIVE Action and Motion Graphics Background loops for Worship.
Our mission is to help churches by putting the church first and business second. We have a large collection of free resources for any church or organization looking to improve their media.

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The Creative Pastor

Kendall Conner serves as the Creative Pastor at Piedmont Chapel in High Point, NC. He is a graphic designer, video editor, and all-around media geek, but above all enjoys seeing lives changed. Together with his beautiful wife, Holly, they strive to use media to spread the message of Christ and equip others for ministry.

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Church Motion Graphics

Posts about screen visuals, ProPresenter articles and presentation design.

Church Motion Graphics is a ministry-focused, design studio dedicated to creating eye-catching, background graphics and videos that are specifically designed to look great in worship environments. CMG content is perfect for displaying behind worship lyrics, announcement slides, or when shown alone.

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Podcasts

Hillsong Creative Podcast

Hosted by Rich Langton from Hillsong Creative, listen to exclusive interviews with creative experts & influencers from around the world. Hear from producers & artists who have worked with the world's leading brands and performers, award-winning writers and designers as well as our own team from Hillsong Worship, United, and Young & Free. Get behind the scenes with the dreamers & doers in various spheres and creative disciplines. You'll be encouraged, inspired, and challenged as we find out what they’ve learnt and what we can learn from their journey!

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Pro Church Podcast

Well hey there! Welcome to the Pro Church Podcast hosted by Brady Shearer. Within each session, you'll find Brady interviewing a live guest working in the trenches of church and ministry.

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medium

Hear some of the best stories on Medium, straight from the authors who wrote them. On each episode of Medium's flagship podcast, we invite an author to the studio to perform a recent story they wrote for Medium and then talk with us about it. Hosted by journalist Manoush Zomorodi and writer Kara Brown, Playback features insightful, first-person stories on timely topics affecting the world today - and then gives you the story behind the story from the writer.

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Relevant

Hundreds of thousands of weekly listeners agree: The RELEVANT Podcast is a show. Featuring notable guests, band performances, ridiculous humor, games, tangents and more, you never know what’s going to happen each week. Posted every Friday, you can subscribe to the show via iTunes.

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Communities

Church Leader Community

The Open Network is all about community.
Scripture is clear. We weren't created to live life alone, and you shouldn't have to lead alone either. Discuss resources, talk strategy and leadership development, and share ideas in the Open Network Facebook Group. Be part of a thriving community of pastors and church leaders from around the world—log in or create an account, and then click +Join Group.

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Church Communications

This is a community for church communicators. We encourage and equip each other by sharing expertise, asking questions, and offering ideas about branding, graphic design, the web, social media, print design, and other related topics.

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Church Communication Strategies

We aim to explore and share church and ministry communication strategies. We aim to encourage and equip each other with communication strategies, processes, tips and tools. We also address questions and topics surrounding the challenges of working in church communication. We have fun. We openly share things that are off topic, funny, and relevant.

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CMG | Visual Church Media

This is a community for church volunteers and staff members to build up, encourage and equip others by personally sharing questions and ideas about screen visuals, graphic design, live events, video production, lighting design, stage design and all other related topics.

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