Archive for November 2006

evangelism-outreach Article
15 Comments » November 30, 2006

Lessons Learned from Skipping Church

Pastor Gary Lamb of Ridge Stone Church in Georgia recently took a Sunday off (gasp!) and blogged about lessons learned from NOT attending church. “It’s also a good reminder that Sunday ...

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poll-results Article
1 Comment » November 28, 2006

Church Plant Poll

Last week we asked about church plants and where they should spend their money. We got quite a few responses, especially for a poll that appeared over the holidays, but ...

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news-updates Article
No Comments » November 27, 2006

CMS on Creative Synergy Podcast

If we haven’t mentioned the new Creative Synergy Podcast before, it’s worth checking out. Hosted by Greg Atkinson and Anthony Coppedge, they cover all kinds of creative issues for the ...

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news-updates Article
2 Comments » November 22, 2006

CMS T-Shirts FAQs

When we announced the new CMS T-shirts late last week, the e-mails started coming in about questions you never really know people have until they ask. So below are the ...

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link-round-up Article
No Comments » November 22, 2006

Purpose Driven, Branding, Telegrams and Rejected Ads

ABC dumps Assemblies of God ad – It’s a rehashing of the rejected UCC commercials, but getting much less coverage. Churches using online promotion – “We’re talking about the evolution of ...

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technology Article
7 Comments » November 22, 2006

More Pastors on MySpace

Churches using the latest technological tool (gasp!) gets more attention with a feature from San Antonio on pastors using MySpace. The piece includes some good examples of pastors making use ...

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news-updates Article
No Comments » November 21, 2006

CMS T-Shirts Now Available in Small

We’ve responded to your demands and added small sizes to the Church Marketing Sucks store. Now you can support CMS, look ridiculously good and not drown in your T-shirt. Remember that ...

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technology Article
10 Comments » November 21, 2006

Church Loses Domain to a Porn Site

Here’s some bad news for your marketing efforts: You lost your domain and a porn site snatched it up. Too bad you just handed out fliers at the local Apple ...

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poll-results Article
3 Comments » November 20, 2006

Stewardship Poll

Last week we asked about stewardship, the dreaded sermon series topic of choice in October. 52% have a holistic approach and cover finances in general. 22% apparently need to talk ...

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news-updates Article
9 Comments » November 16, 2006

The T-shirts Have Arrived

Church Marketing Sucks T-shirts are now available. We’ve been hinting, dreaming and hoping, and now we finally have some Church Marketing Sucks swag. Visit the new Church Marketing Sucks Store and ...

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advertising Article
16 Comments » November 15, 2006

Using Whipped Cream and Gay Marriage to Start Conversations

With membership declining as much as 20% in the last decade, the United Church of Canada needs to try something drastic. So they’ve launched a $9.3 million ad campaign. The ...

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evangelism-outreach Article
22 Comments » November 14, 2006

Operation Christmas Child Bans Christmas to Spread the Message

It’s collection week for Operation Christmas Child, the high profile project of Franklin Graham and Samaritan’s Purse, and while shoeboxes are being packed for kids across the world, they’re also ...

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poll-results Article
2 Comments » November 13, 2006

Web Stats Poll

Last week we polled to see how many web stat addicts we had in the house, and thankfully only 17% of you were true addicts. Another 17% check their numbers ...

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link-round-up Article
2 Comments » November 10, 2006

YouTube, Multi-Site and Pews

Building Rockin’ Church Web Sites – Church Communications Pro Cory Miller just keeps the series coming. Projection Blues – Jim Walton at Church Tech Matters shares some simple tips for improving ...

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the-christian-walk Article
15 Comments » November 8, 2006

Ted Haggard and Church Marketing

It seems painfully ironic to me that the same week I posted about Christians taking each other down, we have a high profile example of Christians taking themselves down in ...

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