One Easy Way to Discover a People Group Community

So your church wants to reach people groups in your community. Or, maybe you had never considered it before you saw this article scroll by in your news feed. Whatever the case, the Peoples Next Door project exists to help churches figure out how to discover and engage people groups. Truthfully, it is not as…

How to Map Your Members in Google for Local Outreach

Last week, I shared a simple method for using Google's free services for neighborhood discovery. Today, I want to extend that idea to the next level. Many churches never consider mapping out their own membership, but they should. Our homes are staging grounds for the Great Commission. We talk a lot about hospitality today. There…

How to Use Google Forms, Sheets, & Maps to Survey Your Community (For Free)

Every church needs to know the community around them. Many churches today knew their community at one time, but things change. When it comes to communities here in the US, that transition has happened quickly and everywhere. Many (I would guess most) neighborhoods look different today than they did 10-15 years ago. In many places…