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Archive for May 2006

evangelism-outreach Article
No Comments » May 31, 2006

Church Lessons from Six Flags

Tony McCollum of Churchwerx offers four lessons for churches from Six Flags amusement parks: Signage – show then you care Broken rides – deliver what you promise Stupid rules – people are more ...

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church-business Article
11 Comments » May 31, 2006

The Ins and Outs of Sponsorship for Churches

I was browsing the web site for T.D. Jakes’ 2006 MegaFest Conference and noticed something quite interesting: Coca-Cola, Pine-Sol and Clorox have signed on as sponsors of the larger than ...

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graphic-design Article
34 Comments » May 30, 2006

Stock Photography Sucks

In the Church Marketing Lab I’m always applauding people for using original photography. This is why. Jason Kottke points us to some of the drawbacks of stock photography. Like the same ...

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church-business Article
4 Comments » May 30, 2006

Pastors Overworked; Numbers Underchecked

Everybody and their brother is linking to a post by Mark Driscoll about how pastors are overworked. Amen. We’ve said this before and it’s definitely true. Driscoll offers some good ...

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examples Article
6 Comments » May 30, 2006

Top 50 Most Influential Churches

The Church Report has released their list of the Top 50 Most Influential Churches. By “influential” they mean the fastest growing churches and those with more than 2,000 in attendance ...

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reviews Article
15 Comments » May 29, 2006

Velvet Elvis: Repainting the Christian Faith

“The thought of the word church and the word marketing in the same sentence makes me sick.” That’s from page 99 of Rob Bell’s Velvet Elvis: Repainting the Christian Faith. So ...

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evangelism-outreach Article
No Comments » May 29, 2006

Reporter & Pastor Attend DaVinci Code

The L.A. Times has a column from Joel Stein about his experience attending The DaVinci Code with a pastor (registration required). Ken Baugh of Coast Hills Community Church in Aliso ...

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poll-results Article
2 Comments » May 28, 2006

What’s Your Role Poll

Last week we asked what you do for your church, and 89% are either on staff or volunteer for their church. I guess that high number shouldn’t be surprising–why else ...

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evangelism-outreach Article
4 Comments » May 27, 2006

Breaking Growth Barriers

Reaching more people often means changing how we do things, and that’s not always easy. John Jackson, pastor of Carson Valley Christian Center in Minden, Nev., offers the PDF Breaking ...

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peer-review Article
1 Comment » May 26, 2006

Church Marketing Lab Round Up #9

It’s your turn. Step up and offer feedback and suggestions in the Church Marketing Lab. If you’re not sure how to start, check out our guidelines for helpful instructions. Where Jesus ...

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resources Article
3 Comments » May 25, 2006

Relevance, Tech Matters & -onomics, Church

In the recent weeks I’ve stumbled across a few more church resources you may want to add to your list. Church RelevanceWritten by Kent Schaffer of Bombay Creative, Church Relevance covers ...

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evangelism-outreach Article
21 Comments » May 25, 2006

24/7 Church

Whenever one is down there seems to be a supply of 24/7 places to help you out with a snack and coffee. Why can’t this be the case with the church? ...

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graphic-design Article
21 Comments » May 24, 2006

Non-Profit Pricing from Adobe

When it comes to graphic design software, Adobe’s Creative Suite is pretty much the industry standard. But it doesn’t come cheap ($900 list price). So ChurchMedia.net has started a petition asking ...

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building-design Article
8 Comments » May 23, 2006

Poddy Talk

Earlier this month, a colleague and I toured the facilities of a church in Los Angeles County. The church property was tucked away in a residential area, had decent parking, ...

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reviews Article
12 Comments » May 22, 2006

The Multi-Site Church Revolution

The brick and mortar church building on the corner is not a concept you’ll find in the Bibleā€”and the concept’s days may be numbered. Or at least no longer ubiquitous. ...

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