Podcast Episode #569
Troy Pollock from Pushpay joins us today to discuss church technology and how you can better reach Millennials in your church.
About Troy Pollock:
Troy is part of the executive leadership team at Pushpay and serves as Chief Ambassador. As the first U.S. employee, he has helped shape the company to be one of the fastest growing SaaS companies today. Most notably, Troy pioneered the Customer Success Department from humble beginnings to an award winning team that partners with churches and non-profits around the globe. After studying communication and sociology at San Diego State University and theology at Oral Roberts University, Troy helped pioneer a healthy church in Southern California, where he served as an Executive Pastor for 6 years. He and his wife April live in Redmond, WA.
Some highlights from today’s episode include:
- “The church should be leading the charge in the way of technology, but many are far behind.”
- “Churches who are remaining relevant see technology as incumbent to their continued growth—not as an add-on.”
- “Millennials want something with a sense of belonging.”
- “Millennials want to be part of something that impacts the world and is larger than themselves.”
Resources mentioned in today’s podcast
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