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The Hidden Option by Jonathan Malm

The Hidden Option by Jonathan Malm

Forget everything you know about creativity. Jonathan Malm redefines creativity and challenges us to tap into our God-given creative gifts. As we learn to seek out the creativity of the hidden option, we cease to see the world in black and white and start seeing the ‘canvas of infinitely glorious colors’ of God’s canvas.

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How to Handle Ministries That Break Your Church Comm Rules
No Comments » September 18, 2017

How to Handle Ministries That Break Your Church Comm Rules

We want everyone to follow all our communication rules all the time. But that just doesn't happen. So what do we do someone breaks the rules?

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100 Days Until Christmas
No Comments » September 15, 2017

100 Days Until Christmas

There are only 100 days until Christmas. Time to start planning. If you feel overwhelmed, don't worry. Like Santa with a sack of gifts, we can help.

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I Killed Communication Request Forms and So Can You
1 Comment » September 13, 2017

I Killed Communication Request Forms and So Can You

Communication request forms sometimes get in the way rather than help. Let's talk about five ways to either improve or kill the things to better serve our churches and their ...

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Innovation, Possible: How to Be More Innovative at Your Church
1 Comment » September 11, 2017

Innovation, Possible: How to Be More Innovative at Your Church

Let's talk about innovation in the church. More to the point, how do we encourage innovation? Try a practical tool, the Possibility Matrix, to solve bottlenecks in communications or Sunday ...

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How to Develop a Communications Playbook for Your Church
2 Comments » September 6, 2017

How to Develop a Communications Playbook for Your Church

My church used to experience the crazy of last-minute additions to the bulletin, but not anymore. We've added "The Playbook," and it's changed our communications processes forever.

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You Ready to Get Stuff Done?
No Comments » September 5, 2017

You Ready to Get Stuff Done?

Church communicators have a variety of titles, but we all share one thing: We have way, way, WAY too much to do. We've got resources to help.

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If Everybody Gives Online, Do We Still Pass the Plate?
No Comments » August 30, 2017

If Everybody Gives Online, Do We Still Pass the Plate?

Does your offering become awkward because people already gave online? We explore how to make the offering vital even if people don't give in that moment.

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How to Preach Effectively on Your Church Website
1 Comment » August 28, 2017

How to Preach Effectively on Your Church Website

If we want to grow our churches, we need to capitalize on our websites. People visit them all the time to learn about service times and to hear how your ...

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How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge
No Comments » August 23, 2017

How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge

Clay Scroggins went from facility intern to lead pastor at North Point and talks about how to lead when you lack authority.

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The Church & Money: It’s OK to Talk About Money
No Comments » August 21, 2017

The Church & Money: It’s OK to Talk About Money

“They’re just after my money” is no longer one of the the major reasons people avoid church. So instead of avoiding it entirely, we should offer help.

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22 Giving Tips for Churches
No Comments » August 16, 2017

22 Giving Tips for Churches

The church has never been good at talking about money. But that needs to change. We've got 22 tips to help your church do better at talking about money.

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Why Your Church Needs a Giving Kiosk
No Comments » August 14, 2017

Why Your Church Needs a Giving Kiosk

Does your church really need a giving kiosk in the lobby? We've got reasons why your church should consider a kiosk and then an ebook to help you launch it.

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Eyes to the Skies: What the Total Solar Eclipse Means for Your Church
No Comments » August 9, 2017

Eyes to the Skies: What the Total Solar Eclipse Means for Your Church

A solar eclipse will cut across the U.S., creating a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Some churches are building bridges and exploring our shared fascination.

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6 Giving Stats to Help Boost Your Church’s Offering
1 Comment » August 7, 2017

6 Giving Stats to Help Boost Your Church’s Offering

Today’s giving technologies give us new ways to connect and inspire people to give to their local church. Let's look at some giving stats that back that up.

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