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Archive for April 2006

peer-review Article
9 Comments » April 28, 2006

Church Marketing Lab Round Up #5

It’s been a busy month at the Church Marketing Lab. We’ve got over 200 images added from over 150 members. Rather than just talking about it, we’re actually helping improve ...

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events Article
2 Comments » April 27, 2006

Technology Forum at the Foursquare Convention

If you haven’t seen our own Brad Abare blogging much around here lately, this is why–in addition to speaking at next week’s Buzz Conference, Brad will also be at a ...

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technology Article
7 Comments » April 27, 2006

4 Questions About Church Web Sites

I was having a conversation with a fellow church webmaster the other day, and he was discussing placing private church materials (budgets, etc.) on a “roped off” section of a ...

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technology Article
17 Comments » April 25, 2006

How Your Church Can Ditch Expensive Software

Part 6 in a continuing series on What Web 2.0 Means for Your Church One of the best things about the whole web 2.0 revolution is how it all works. Asynchronous ...

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evangelism-outreach Article
17 Comments » April 24, 2006

Ditching Sermons for Drama

A Pennsylvania church plant hopes to spread the word by ditching sermons in favor of dramas. Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community in Pittsburgh, Penn. is an emergent congregation that targets ...

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off-the-wall Article
3 Comments » April 24, 2006

Get In Here Ministries

As part of their latest DVD pack of videos for church use, Igniter Media has created a great example of the wrong way to do ministry: Johnny Lang & Chachi ...

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poll-results Article
No Comments » April 24, 2006

Church Buzz Poll

Last week we asked about church buzz and 74% seem to have no problem with churches trying to generate buzz. 20% are a little less sure and question the authenticity ...

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peer-review Article
2 Comments » April 21, 2006

Church Marketing Lab Round Up #4

It’s another Friday and another chance to help church marketing not suck. Head over to our Church Marketing Lab and share your wisdom (see our guidelines for instructions). I Am Not ...

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public-relations Article
3 Comments » April 20, 2006

Larry Ross: Billy Graham’s PR Man

We’ve talked about Billy Graham’s publicity man before, but the New York Times spend seven pages on Larry Ross, so maybe he’s worth another look. “Moses stood there on top of ...

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evangelism-outreach Article
No Comments » April 19, 2006

Easter Brings Churches Together

My wife and I were invited by some friends to attend an Easter service this past weekend. A handful of churches were coming together for a “county-wide celebration of Christ” ...

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poll-results Article
1 Comment » April 19, 2006

Easter Marketing Poll

Last week we asked about Easter marketing. Extra services or special programs, word of mouth and advertising were the most popular methods (23%, 22% and 21% respectively). The results are fairly ...

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peer-review Article
1 Comment » April 14, 2006

Church Marketing Lab Round Up #3

It’s Friday and we know you’re looking for an afternoon distraction (at least for those who didn’t get the day off for Good Friday), so why not help churches communicate ...

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news-updates Article
1 Comment » April 13, 2006

Save $40 on the Buzz Conference

They say you can’t have buzz without repetition. So here we go. The Buzz Conference is coming to Washington, D.C., in less than a month, featuring the controversial Mark Batterson (OK, ...

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technology Article
9 Comments » April 13, 2006

How Your Church Can Use Squidoo

Part 5 in a continuing series on What Web 2.0 Means for Your Church So what’s Squidoo? It’s another player in the exploding world of web 2.0 sites, though it has ...

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news-updates Article
No Comments » April 12, 2006

100 Members in the Church Marketing Lab

We just added our 100th member to the Church Marketing Lab. Congratulations Bob Erdman of Capistrano Valley Church (which has its own [fledgling] Flickr group–looks like someone’s been listening). ...

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