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Archive for May 2005

off-the-wall Article
4 Comments » May 31, 2005

Church Sign Trivia

Just when you thought church signs couldn’t get any weirder, two churches in Stillwater, Minn. are facing off in a church sign trivia contest. Rev. Steve Molin of Our Savior’s ...

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examples Article
15 Comments » May 31, 2005

Drive-Thru Church

The Metropolitan Church of the Quad Cities in Davenport, Iowa offered drive-thru church this weekend, offering visitors communion, the day’s scripture, a take-home homily and a free gift. “People will be ...

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graphic-design Article
7 Comments » May 27, 2005

Graphic Design Resources

Nick Ciske over at Creative Church has been posting tons of free resources for designers: Briar Press – A collection of free wood cuts and initial caps to add a touch ...

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promotion Article
6 Comments » May 26, 2005

Street Teams for the Church

Stephen Brewster of Calvary Christian Center in Ormond Beach, Fla. e-mailed us about the promotional teams their churches uses to get the word out. The voluntary “street teams” are given cards, ...

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resources Article
No Comments » May 26, 2005

Creating Passionate Users

This is more of a business-type blog, but Creating Passionate Users has plenty of lessons for the church as well. Jonathan Blundell points us to and expands on their entries ...

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technology Article
3 Comments » May 25, 2005

How Blogging Can Help the Church

We’ve said it before, but sometimes it helps to hear it from someone else: Lifeway offers four ways blogging can help the church, based on the BusinessWeek article, “Blogs Will ...

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evangelism-outreach Article
16 Comments » May 25, 2005

Pastor Says Quran Should Be Flushed

The Rev. Creighton Lovelace of Danieltown Baptist Church in Forest City, N.C. says the Muslim Quran should be flushed. And a sign in front of the church broadcasts that message ...

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building-design Article
No Comments » May 24, 2005

Flowers in the Churchyard

This isn’t strictly church marketing, but I think it eventually gets around to marketing implications. Pat Kahnke, the pastor of St. Paul Fellowship Church in St. Paul, Minn., blogged about ...

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evangelism-outreach Article
4 Comments » May 23, 2005

Jesus Talks to Me Every Sunday Morning

Every Sunday morning here in Los Angeles, Jesus Christ gets behind a microphone. He takes calls and answers questions about his divinity, humanity and everything in ...

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events Article
3 Comments » May 17, 2005

MinistryCOM Church Communications Conference

Last month we asked about getting church marketers together, and there was a lot of interest. One possible opportunity might be MinistryCOM. It’s a ministry communications conference put on by ...

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demographicsresearch Article
7 Comments » May 14, 2005

BusinessWeek Goes to Church

Evangelicals landed on the cover of BusinessWeek as they explore the booming business of church. But before you get too excited it’s more an overview of megachurches and Christianity in ...

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technology Article
2 Comments » May 13, 2005

Church Blogging

Brian Bailey, the Internet Manager for Fellowship Church in Dallas, was interviewed by Shel Israel for the forthcoming business blogging book by Israel and Microsoft blogger Robert Scoble (chapter 5 ...

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multimedia Article
5 Comments » May 13, 2005

Evangelism & IT Lessons by Robert Scoble

Not sure how we missed this (probably because it pre-dates us), but last year Microsoft blogger Robert Scoble visited Fellowship Church in Dallas and wrote the Ten Evangelism and IT ...

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demographicsresearch Article
1 Comment » May 12, 2005

Church Marketing Plans & Costs from Major Denominations

Tim Bednar tips us off to a post at Harbinger quoting the Washington Post (follow all that?) about church marketing plans and costs from the major denominations: Denomination: United Methodist ChurchSlogan ...

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off-the-wall Article
1 Comment » May 12, 2005

Church Stolen

Point Hope United Methodist Church in Mount Pleasant, S.C. faced a unique challenge when their church was stolen. Their church was housed in a trailer which they parked and locked ...

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