Archive for February 2006

news-updates Article
5 Comments » February 27, 2006

How Churches Use Technology

Last week I spoke with Jesse Noyes from the Boston Herald about how churches use technology for his article, “Lord Works in High Tech Ways,” which basically explores how churches ...

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poll-results Article
No Comments » February 27, 2006

Multiple Church Services Poll

Last week our poll covered multiple church services. 70% of churches offer multiple services, employing either multiple times, days or locations. Not quite half (45%) stick with multiple services on ...

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reviews Article
5 Comments » February 25, 2006

Naked Conversations

When Robert Scoble and Shel Israel sat down to write a book on blogging, they started with a blog. They posted chapters of the book online as they wrote them ...

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examples Article
16 Comments » February 24, 2006

Monster Truck Church Ad

“This Sunday, Sunday, Sunday! It’s a sacramental showdown at St. Andrew’s Episcopal…” So begins a 60-second ad that’s making the rounds among Episcopalians. It advertises St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in ...

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building-design Article
10 Comments » February 23, 2006

Church Sells Out to DaVinci

In other DaVinci Code news, there’s the story of the Winchester Cathedral selling out. First the cathedral opened its doors to the film-makers for almost $35,000 after Westminster Abbey refused. ...

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think-ahead Article
1 Comment » February 23, 2006

DaVinci Code Marketing

The DaVinci Code hits theaters May 19 and the movie marketing machine is rolling full steam ahead. Including an effort to rope in Christians and keep them from crashing the ...

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writing-editing Article
6 Comments » February 22, 2006

I’m Ready to Something Remarkable With You

It looks like that New Year’s resolution to proofread everyting twice isn’t going so well. Here’s more proof. Earlier today marketing guru Seth Godin pointed to a young graduate looking for ...

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evangelism-outreach Article
19 Comments » February 21, 2006

Stripper Outreach

You’ve probably heard of the porn ministry XXXChurch, but have you heard of the stripper ministry JC’s Girls Girls Girls? Started by a former stripper and supported by Sandals Church ...

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public-relations Article
2 Comments » February 21, 2006

Church Press Release Basics

The basic rule in getting media attention is to do something newsworthy. Those crazy guys at Granger Community Church know a thing or two about that. And I promise ...

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church-business Article
6 Comments » February 21, 2006

Church Surveys

A church survey is a great way to get input from your congregation and find out what’s working and what’s not. Tony Morgan from Granger Community Church (yes, they’re the ...

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poll-results Article
2 Comments » February 20, 2006

Church Signs Poll

Last week we asked for your opinion on those church signs with the “clever” slogans, and I think it’s fair to say this crowd isn’t down with the church sign. ...

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technology Article
No Comments » February 17, 2006

Technology and Trends Changing Your Church

Tim Bednar over at e-Church (yes, he’s the same guy who brought us Mega-Church: The Game) is blogging about the 20 memes changing your congregation from the year 2005. Don’t ...

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events Article
1 Comment » February 17, 2006

Is Your Church Buzz Worthy?

Our very own Brad Abare will be speaking at the upcoming Buzz Conference, an event where church leaders can share ideas and best practices. It’s being hosted by the National ...

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philosophy Article
17 Comments » February 16, 2006

Experience Church, Stripped Down

I am often asked by pastors how far is too far. From big screens and big hair to modern worship and candlelight services, there are so many ways to do, ...

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examples Article
10 Comments » February 16, 2006

Arizona Church Borrows Xbox Logo

We’ve received a few e-mails from folks pointing us to a postcard advertising a Phoenix-area church that’s raising some eyebrows in the gaming world, thanks to the design that’s, well, ...

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