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Archive for September 2006

link-round-up Article
1 Comment » September 30, 2006

Back to Church, $60 Design & Back Doors

Back to Church Sunday – A campaign to welcome people back to church. Faith Visuals – Another media download site for churches, this time brought to you by Christianity ...

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demographicsresearch Article
6 Comments » September 28, 2006

Do It Yourself Market Research for Churches

Sometimes the best things in life don’t cost any money. This is a fact that is very easily overlooked in the realm of church marketing. From fliers and mailers to ...

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peer-review Article
1 Comment » September 26, 2006

Church Marketing Lab Lightning Round

Some images get lots of comments in the Church Marketing Lab and sometimes they don’t. Here are some images that could use your feedback. What are you waiting for? ...

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technology Article
17 Comments » September 25, 2006

The Ageing MySpace Population

We’ve talked before about how your church can use MySpace and other social networking sites to connect with people, whether it’s connecting your congregants or giving visitors a preview, but ...

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poll-results Article
10 Comments » September 25, 2006

Church Newsletter Poll

Last week we asked about church newsletters, the sanctuary for modern clipart. But apparently it’s the church newsletter that’s endangered. 35% said had no church newsletter. The remainder cited the ...

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link-round-up Article
1 Comment » September 22, 2006

Sheep, More Mars Hill, Buildings & More

All We Like Sheep – “This god of consumerism shows no resemblance to the Consuming Fire described in Scripture. People may say they believe in Jesus, but the archaic Lord, ...

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brand-identity Article
7 Comments » September 20, 2006

A Slimmer Sinner: Does Your Brand Match Your Message?

I think HP has gone off the deep end with their latest attempt to market the Photosmart line of digital cameras. They are promoting a “slimming” feature on the camera ...

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technology Article
12 Comments » September 19, 2006

More Church Web 2.0: MyChurch.org

The church web 2.0 trend continues with another new site and some media attention. This time around it’s MyChurch.org, founded by recent guest blogger Joe Suh. And the media attention ...

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peer-review Article
No Comments » September 18, 2006

Church Marketing Lab Round Up #15

It’s been a while since we’ve had a round up, but there has been a lot happening in the Church Marketing Lab. We have nearly 700 images in the ...

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poll-results Article
2 Comments » September 18, 2006

Communication Events Poll

With MinistryCom 2006 over and the Innovative Church Conference coming up this week we decided to ask about church communications conferences and what matters most when you decide to attend ...

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advertising Article
6 Comments » September 16, 2006

Have a Pint with Jesus

The face of Jesus has shown up in some mysterious places, but now it will appear in the frothy remains of a pint of beer as a part of the ...

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link-round-up Article
3 Comments » September 14, 2006

Church Plants, 88% Drop Out Rate & (gasp) Sex

How the Internet is Changing Denominations – Minimal design, but some interesting thoughts about technology changing the church. (link via Drew Goodmanson) Come As You Are – “To say that ...

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first-impressions-beyond Article
77 Comments » September 14, 2006

When Church Signs Suck

One of the first impressions that a church gives a passer-by is its church sign or marquee. In recent years, it has become chic for churches to quote presumably ...

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events Article
6 Comments » September 13, 2006

MinistryCom 2006 Recap

“Definitely a home run!” sums up the overall reaction of attendees at this past week’s MinistryCom Conference in Phoenix. The second annual conference hosted speakers from all over the ...

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poll-results Article
2 Comments » September 11, 2006

Church Safety Poll

Last week we asked about church safety, prompted by news of a church hiring sex offenders. 71% were up on safety, with 40% focusing on what safety communicates and 31% ...

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