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Media Nuts and Bolts by Kim D’Souza

Media Nuts and Bolts by Kim D’Souza

“The power to transform lives is not in the media but in the message of the gospel.” This is a good resource for small churches and pastors who haven’t yet entered the world of media and want to understand the basic concepts.

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25 Tips for Working With a Designer
1 Comment » May 26, 2015

25 Tips for Working With a Designer

Churches aren't always familiar with the ins and outs of working with a graphic designer. We've got some tips and ideas to make it easier.

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5 Years: Creative Missions Boise Wrap-Up
No Comments » May 22, 2015

5 Years: Creative Missions Boise Wrap-Up

"You guys were a catapult for our church." Creative Missions: Boise comes to an end with more than $45,000 in estimated communication help for churches.

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Email Marketing on #cmschat
No Comments » May 22, 2015

Email Marketing on #cmschat

We talked email marketing during last night's #cmschat on Twitter. Great tips, ideas and insights for how your church can use email.

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Why Is Graphic Design Important for Churches?
No Comments » May 21, 2015

Why Is Graphic Design Important for Churches?

"One of the main jobs of the church, if not the main job is to communicate—graphic design helps us do that well."

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Guest Preacher
2 Comments » May 20, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Guest Preacher

Under no circumstances is it appropriate to ask a visitor to preach. Come up with an emergency plan. Visitor as last-minute guest preacher is not a plan.

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Follow Along With Creative Missions 2015
No Comments » May 18, 2015

Follow Along With Creative Missions 2015

This year's Creative Missions team is currently serving local churches in Boise, Idaho. Follow along and support the team.

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How Graphic Design Can Help Your Church on #cmschat
No Comments » May 15, 2015

How Graphic Design Can Help Your Church on #cmschat

This week's #cmschat covered how graphic design can help your church, basics including hiring designers, the creative brief, tips and more.

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Support Creative Missions 2015
No Comments » May 14, 2015

Support Creative Missions 2015

Every year church communicators gather to help under-resourced churches spread the gospel more effectively. We're in Boise, Idaho, this year, and there are plenty of ways you can help.

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Leading Up: How to Move Your Church Leadership Forward
1 Comment » May 11, 2015

Leading Up: How to Move Your Church Leadership Forward

Leading up is a way to move your church leadership forward even when you're not the boss. You propose solutions, you build trust, you clear the way.

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Questions on Church Communication Strategy on #cmschat
No Comments » May 8, 2015

Questions on Church Communication Strategy on #cmschat

For this week's #cmschat on Twitter we talked about the big questions you need to be asking about your church communication strategy.

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Church Communication on the Cheap
2 Comments » May 7, 2015

Church Communication on the Cheap

Most churches have little or no budget for communication, so doing church communication on the cheap is a bonus. We talk free and low-cost resources.

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Time Change
2 Comments » May 6, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Time Change

Not updating your website with a special service time is a big problem, but don't compound that problem by running out of seats.

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Mother’s Day Social Graphics: Free Downloads to Share
4 Comments » May 4, 2015

Mother’s Day Social Graphics: Free Downloads to Share

Mother's Day is the third most-attended Sunday of the year. Engage your social networks with our free Mother's Day social graphics.

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Church Communication on the Cheap on #cmschat
1 Comment » May 2, 2015

Church Communication on the Cheap on #cmschat

This week's #cmschat on Twitter covered hacks, tips and ideas for how to do church communication on a shoestring budget.

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