Archive for April 2007

events Article
5 Comments » April 30, 2007

Q Conference Recap

Just finished a whirlwind week. It began with the National New Church Conference in Orlando and then ended, as it did for many others, with Q in Atlanta (Q, whew?). ...

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events Article
11 Comments » April 30, 2007

Notes on the National New Church Conference

I had a great time in Orlando on Tuesday of last week at the National New Church Conference. I flew from Los Angeles to Orlando and arrived late Monday night. ...

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peer-review Article
12 Comments » April 30, 2007

Help Review A Web Site

We always love to give a little power to the people in the Church Marketing Lab. WheatonGuy18 wants you to step into action. He’s looking for feedback regarding his church’s ...

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evangelism-outreach Article
4 Comments » April 27, 2007

Taking Outreach Lessons From Denny’s

I love what Denny’s restaurant is doing to try and attract the college crowd, via Nation’s Restaurant News (subscription required): Denny’s plan is to become a “social gathering” place for students ...

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peer-review Article
No Comments » April 27, 2007

It Came From The Lab!

Another week at the Church Marketing Lab and I know everyone is asking the same question: “Well Josh, what kind of stuff went up this week?” So here you have ...

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philosophy Article
11 Comments » April 26, 2007

When Church Members Leave

It seems that everyone has been talking lately about leaving churches and how to be graceful in doing so. And if it’s not how to leave a church, it’s how ...

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church-business Article
12 Comments » April 25, 2007

9 Ways to Use Google Apps in your Church Marketing

In the computer world, there’s three things I’m crazy for. Macs, Quicksilver, and Google. (No, it’s not just search.) Macs aren’t so much church marketing related (except, of course, that ...

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multimedia Article
9 Comments » April 25, 2007

Theater Church Movies

Just wanted to pass the word along to everyone that National Community Church has begun making their video efforts public and open source. Make sure you check them out and ...

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poll-results Article
No Comments » April 24, 2007

Mascot Poll Results

Last week, we asked what you thought of using mascots for children’s ministry. Here’s what you said: 8% of you are overachievers who have already been doing this. Has it been ...

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philosophy Article
6 Comments » April 24, 2007

The Marketing Challenge of Limbo

Today, we heard the words “Marketing Challenge,” and immediately sprang into action. (It’s kind of like the bat symbol for us.) Then, as we read on, we found that we ...

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news-updates Article
3 Comments » April 23, 2007

Meet Joshua Cody, CFCC Intern

You may have noticed the name “Joshua Cody” showing up on a ton of entries lately. Just who is this guy? Glad you asked. He’s our intern and has been ...

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events Article
1 Comment » April 23, 2007

Help Wanted: Good Videos

Last time we posted a help wanted ad, we were pretty much just making fun of someone. This time we’re serious. Seriously. Over in the Church Marketing Lab this week, ...

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the-christian-walk Article
1 Comment » April 20, 2007

The Church Responds To Virginia Tech Tragedy

As Virginia Tech and all of America continue to mourn and grieve, the church has begun to respond. In instances like this where there is little physical and monetary relief ...

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peer-review Article
No Comments » April 20, 2007

It Came From The Lab!

It’s about that time. Another week is winding up at the Church Marketing Lab, and we’re here to show you what’s been going on. A logo for a group that meets ...

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evangelism-outreach Article
29 Comments » April 19, 2007

Church For Men

Most of you have heard the debate that church doesn’t speak the language of men, that the church with its tears and emotion doesn’t cater to men. There have been ...

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