Year in Review: Were These Ministry Trends in 2013? [Infographic]

2013 ministry trends

Well, a lot happened in 2013. As a church, are you keeping up or falling behind? As this infographic by UnSeminary points out, church-goers are becoming more mobile both in their technology and their desire to deploy. Do your programs reflect this? Does your use of technology? You may want to incorporate the following infographic into your annual planning meeting (you are holding annual planning meetings in a “plan, do, check, adjust” format, right?)

In support of your efforts,

2013 ministry trendsSource: UnSeminary. 2013. Retrieved from on December 31, 2013.

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Emerging technologies and techniques

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New ways to solve problems

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Strategy development and implementation

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