Over 2,200 church leaders shared their opinion on technology’s role in ministry

Discover what church leaders like you are saying about their priorities, concerns, and expectations with church technology, today and for the future.

Primary Report
Catholic Edition
Midsized Church Report
Large Church Report

We Asked Church Leaders:

  • ”Which technology products does your church currently use?”
  • ”Which technology products will be strategically important for your church in the next 2 to 3 years?”
  • ”What are your biggest obstacles to adopting new technology solutions?”

…and dozens more questions about how they’re succeeding with technology

About Our Research

  • Twenty-two hundred leaders from every corner of the country participated in this report.
  • Every respondent is either a ‘decision maker’ or ‘influencer’ for technology purchases within their church.
  • The churches included represent ministries of every size, from all across the faith spectrum, with widely varying budgets.

Erwin Raphael McManus
Author and Founder at Mosaic Church

Throughout history the Church has been at the epicenter of technological change and advancement. This report shows us just how important technology can be to the Church and its mission.

The Church’s relationship with technology is changing—though not in the ways you’d expect.


Hybrid Church is Dead

The pandemic drove many churches to adopt digital solutions—but, now that they’ve discovered technology’s power to amplify ministry, those churches are adamant about sticking with the hybrid model into the future.

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Parishes are resistant to technology.

Parishes are becoming more tech savvy, but their needs are changing…

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Cost is the only thing churches care about when exploring new software.

Tech-savvy midsized churches continue to see the big picture, and set the standard for innovative and forward-thinking tech adoption.

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Security doesn't matter to churches.

Leaders in large churches have recognized their congregants’ desire for safe and secure digital experiences that are on par with what they’re accustomed to in 2023.

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Watch other church leaders’ reactions as they learn the surprising stats we discovered.

Report Resources

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Pushpay CEO Molly Matthews
Shares her biggest State of Church Tech takeaways.

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Continue the Conversation

Hear Matt Engel, Executive Director of Ministry Innovation at Gloo, and Pastor Randy Deal, Lead Director of Facilities, Outreach and Safety at Rock Point Church in Arizona, break down the data and trends from the report in this engaging webinar.

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