Archive for January 2007

philosophy Article
3 Comments » January 31, 2007

Innovative Churches: Obstacles & Dangers

Part 5 in a series on Innovative Churches. Be sure to contribute to the Most Innovative Churches list. Here are more of the Q&As from the Outreach/Tony Morgan questionnaire: What are the ...

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poll-results Article
3 Comments » January 30, 2007

Innovative Church Poll

To go along with our Innovative Church series we opted to do a little poll to find out how innovative your church is. The results are not that encouraging. The majority ...

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events Article
2 Comments » January 29, 2007

National New Church Conference

In April I will be tag-teaming with the one and only Mark Batterson for a pre-conference session at the National New Church Conference in Orlando, Fla. The pre-conference track is ...

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philosophy Article
6 Comments » January 26, 2007

Innovative Churches: Opportunities & Influence

Part 4 in a series on Innovative Churches. Be sure to contribute to the Most Innovative Churches list. Here’s the continuing Q&As from the Outreach/Tony Morgan questionnaire: What’s happening outside the church ...

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first-impressions-beyond Article
9 Comments » January 25, 2007

First Impressions: Presentation vs. Promotion

A friend from church has been sporadically carrying on a conversation with me about first impressions. He knows that I am a big first impressions guy and he positions himself ...

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poll-results Article
1 Comment » January 25, 2007

Cool Ideas Poll

Last week we asked about cool church promotional ideas, and while Chipotle is always tasty, nothing beats simply walking the walk. It’s hardly a promotional idea so it’s kind of ...

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philosophy Article
No Comments » January 24, 2007

Innovative Churches: Ingredients

Part 3 in a series on Innovative Churches. Be sure to contribute to the Most Innovative Churches list. Here’s the next Q&A from the Outreach/Tony Morgan questionnaire: What does innovation look like ...

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philosophy Article
3 Comments » January 22, 2007

Innovative Churches: Definition & Is It Biblical?

Part 2 in a series on Innovative Churches. Be sure to contribute to the Most Innovative Churches list. As a part of Outreach‘s Most Innovative Churches list, I answered a questionnaire ...

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philosophy Article
17 Comments » January 19, 2007

The Most Innovative Churches

Part 1 in a series on Innovative Churches Outreach magazine recently released a list of America’s most innovative churches. Outreach magazine and Simply Strategic guy Tony Morgan came up with the ...

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events Article
2 Comments » January 18, 2007

NRB’s Reach 2007 Conference

Our very own Brad Abare will be speaking at the NRB’s 2007 Reach Conference next month in Orlando, Fla. The conference is February 17-19 and Brad will be headlining the ...

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philosophy Article
3 Comments » January 18, 2007

Salt-Seasoning for a Full House

When our success at communicating is measured against the contemporary, creative, and controversial, we’re missing it. Like a dieter eating Milk Duds on a treadmill, we must not forget why ...

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off-the-wall Article
1 Comment » January 18, 2007

Church Walls as Billboards: Your Ad Here

“Your Ad Here” and “Your Corporate Logo Here” displayed alternately for two and a half hours on the side of the Cathedral of our Lady of Angels in Los Angeles, ...

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news-updates Article
2 Comments » January 16, 2007

Top 59 Smartest Organizations Online

Our non-profit parent, the Center for Church Communication, was just named one of the Top 59 Smartest Organizations Online. You can read more about it at the CFCC blog. Whoa. We’re ...

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philosophy Article
4 Comments » January 16, 2007

Beautiful Basics

Everybody’s been talking about the amazing new iPhone this past week. As you can imagine, it holds a few lessons for the church. But first comes 37signals’ prediction for the iPhone, ...

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poll-results Article
No Comments » January 16, 2007

Church Tie in Poll

Last week we asked about the controversial issue of churches partnering with outside organizations. Brad started it with his post about church partnerships and then followed up with the example ...

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