Joel Guthrie

Joel Guthrie is the Senior Content Marketing Manager at Blackbaud and the host of The Church Engagement Podcast. He grew up in the church and his family helped start a church in Colorado Springs. Since then, he has been on staff as a worship leader and youth leader at a church in Bellevue, WA. He has been working in marketing in the tech space for his entire career, servicing large tech companies such as Microsoft and Amazon. He is passionate about helping the church apply modern technology to grow and engage their communities!

  • BLOG: NEXT Normal Conference 2020 – Recap.  The world has changed and so has the way you lead.

    BLOG: NEXT Normal Conference 2020 – Recap. The world has changed and so has the way you lead.

    We were honored to be a part of the very first NEXT Normal Conference. NEXT Normal is the first virtual event specifically designed to help church leaders navigated unique challenges.

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  • How to Have Church During COVID-19: Survival Guide

    How to Have Church During COVID-19: Survival Guide

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  • BLOG: Best Practices for Secure Web Conferencing

    BLOG: Best Practices for Secure Web Conferencing

    In the age of working from home, many of your staff might not be familiar with how to securely meet. If you've recently set up a web conferencing tool, these are some best practices to help you.

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  • BLOG: How to Have Church During the Coronavirus

    BLOG: How to Have Church During the Coronavirus

    We talked to some pastors who have had to cancel service or move to virtual gatherings due to the virus to see how they're responding. Thankfully, with technology, we can still reach our congregations

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  • BLOG: 5 Ways to Get Everyone Plugged Into Your Church

    BLOG: 5 Ways to Get Everyone Plugged Into Your Church

    As a church, it can be difficult at times to feel like you are reaching as many people as you can. Getting people in the door is only part of it. Getting them involved is crucial to your success!

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  • BLOG: Fundraising After the Holidays

    BLOG: Fundraising After the Holidays

    You've finished your big end-of-year capital campaign and you might think it's time to take a breather but the beginning of the year is a crucial time to get started.

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  • BLOG: Is Q1 the Time to Try New Things in Church?

    BLOG: Is Q1 the Time to Try New Things in Church?

    New Year. New You. New Decade. Maybe it's time to mix it up and try some new things in Q1.

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  • EPISODE 5: How to CONNECT, TEACH, & SHARE to engage your community with Haley Veturis

    EPISODE 5: How to CONNECT, TEACH, & SHARE to engage your community with Haley Veturis

    Episode 5 of the Church Engagement Podcast: In this episode learn how to utilize social media to CONNECT, TEACH, & SHARE with your community! Featuring Haley Veturis

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  • BLOG: Three Strategies to Reach More People this Easter

    BLOG: Three Strategies to Reach More People this Easter

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  • ARTICLE: Church Leadership in a Digital Age

    ARTICLE: Church Leadership in a Digital Age

    Technology is the greatest tool to get your message out there and continually engage your community. Learn practical ways to lead in the digital age.

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