Archive for January 2005

public-relations Article
5 Comments » January 31, 2005

Time’s 25 Most Influential Evangelicals in America

This week’s issue (February 7) of Time magazine featured the cover story “The 25 Most Influential Evangelicals in America”. Considering the Time team were measuring influence politically, I think they ...

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public-relations Article
2 Comments » January 31, 2005

The SpongeBob Aftermath

The continuing controversy of SpongeBob SquarePants versus Dr. James Dobson of Focus on the Family just keeps getting messier, proving the advice of our own Andy Havens to not pick ...

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technology Article
1 Comment » January 27, 2005

More Web Site Advice

Sometimes you have to hear it a second, third or fourth time, so here’s more church web site tips from TheosLogic Productions. (thanks to Chris Taylor for the link)…

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public-relations Article
5 Comments » January 27, 2005

Rolling Stone Accepts Bible Ad

After tons of media attention Rolling Stone has reversed their decision and agreed to run the Zondervan Bible ad they originally rejected. It doesn’t always work out this nicely, but ...

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demographicsresearch Article
5 Comments » January 24, 2005

The Church & Technology

A recent study shows a deep gap between large and small churches when it comes using technology. Only 52% of Protestant churches have a web site, but the numbers vary ...

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public-relations Article
9 Comments » January 20, 2005

Don’t Spar with the Sponge

Earlier this week, Dr. James Dobson, the founder of Focus on the Family, launched a diatribe at SpongeBob SquarePants. The lovable sponge, along with a cast of other children’s characters, ...

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first-impressions-beyond Article
No Comments » January 20, 2005

Being Present in Life’s Transitions

Funerals and weddings are the rare event when the unchurched soul will suddenly find themselves entering a church of their own free will. Some churches cater to that fact, swinging ...

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church-business Article
5 Comments » January 19, 2005

Franchising Church

Borrowing from McDonald’s, churches are beginning to franchise–or offer multisite locations, as it’s commonly described. The solution allows larger churches to expand beyond the limits of their facilities and location, ...

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technology Article
4 Comments » January 18, 2005

First Podcasting Church

Podcasting is yet another word to add to your techno vocabulary. It’s essentially broadcasting audio over the Internet in a format people can listen to at their leisure. Just like ...

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technology Article
No Comments » January 18, 2005

Creativity Matters

In a span of ten days 11-year-old Dylan Verdi went from normal kid to being heralded as the youngest videoblogger in the world and featured on ABC News. She posted ...

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advertising Article
4 Comments » January 18, 2005

Rolling Stone Rejects Bible Ad

The largest publisher of Bible’s in America, Zondervan, is rolling out a new and more modern translation of the Bible, Today’s New International Version. But, according to a story in ...

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building-design Article
2 Comments » January 18, 2005

Sanctuary or Jet Hanger?

Idlewild Baptist Church in Tampa, Fla. is building a new $73-million facility with a sanctuary large enough to hold Air Force One. The new 400,000 square foot building sits on ...

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the-christian-walk Article
No Comments » January 17, 2005

I Have a Dream

The 86-year-old evangelist Billy Graham was named by pastors across the board as having the greatest influence on churches and being the most trusted spokesperson for Christianity, according to a ...

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technology Article
No Comments » January 17, 2005

The Beginner’s Guide to Church Blogging

ChangeThis is offering a free download, The Beginner’s Guide to Business Blogging, for a limited time (expires Jan. 25, 2005). Though it is a bit repetitive, the guide covers all ...

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examples Article
13 Comments » January 14, 2005

Go to Church, Win a Hummer

A Tampa Bay church is giving away a 2003 H2 Hummer. People had a chance to register during 2004 at The River at Tampa Bay Church and those eligible included ...

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