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Archive for July 2007

poll-results Article
3 Comments » July 31, 2007

Welcome to the Internet Poll Results

Last week we asked if your church utilizes any web 2.0 technologies. Here are the results: The good news is that the most used technology is social networking. Networking socially is ...

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evangelism-outreach Article
12 Comments » July 27, 2007

Building A Network

Call it church marketing if you want, but Southeast Christian in Louisville, Ky. (my own church) is taking a unique approach to reaching the community. Kyle Idleman has taken a three-part ...

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peer-review Article
No Comments » July 27, 2007

Church Marketing Lab: T-Shirts, Car Shows and Beyond

As the weather heats up, there’s no better place to go than the beach. Or the pool. Or if neither of those are an option–the Church Marketing Lab! We’ve got ...

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advertising Article
4 Comments » July 26, 2007

Church YouTube Contest

A few days ago we talked about online church video. We encouraged everyone to embrace the phenomenon of online video and harness its power. One church in Boston is doing ...

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brand-identity Article
19 Comments » July 25, 2007

Top 20 Church Logos

Church Relevance has compiled a list of the top 20 church logos. According to Kent Schaffer, blogger and co-owner of Bombay Creative, a good logo is: Distinctive. Memorable. And timeless. It is ...

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poll-results Article
No Comments » July 25, 2007

Three Years Poll Results

A few weeks ago, we broke a new record in low responses by polling you about what polls you liked best. This week, we challenged that by asking you another ...

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peer-review Article
4 Comments » July 24, 2007

Cheap, Fast and Good?

In the Church Marketing Lab, ‘shawncampbell’ asks the following question: The concept is simple–There are three choices for any project: budget, timeline, and quality, but only two can be a priority. ...

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evangelism-outreach Article
8 Comments » July 23, 2007

Embracing Online Video

According to comScore, 75% of Internet users watched online video in May 2007, averaging 158 minutes per viewer. Nearly 8.4 billion videos were streamed online in the month of May. ...

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peer-review Article
No Comments » July 21, 2007

Church Marketing Lab: Barbecues and Coffee Shops

This week in the Church Marketing Lab, we did what we do best. Help change the world. Here’s some samples of how we saw that working this week: Here’s a sermon ...

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evangelism-outreach Article
44 Comments » July 18, 2007

Grow Your Church By Asking People to Leave

Craig Groeschel at LifeChurch.tv has an interesting series of blog posts on getting people to leave your church. It seems completely counter-intuitive, but it makes sense. If people aren’t moving ...

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poll-results Article
1 Comment » July 17, 2007

New Church Location Poll Results

For the first time at CMS, we decided to take our poll head to head with another poll. Last month, we asked the question, “Where should a new church meet?” ...

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news-updates Article
No Comments » July 16, 2007

Job Lab & Freelance Lab Roundup

Our Job Lab and Freelance Lab are still going strong, and we wanted to make sure all you churches and communicators are effectively connecting, so here’s a reminder and a ...

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news-updates Article
No Comments » July 16, 2007

New to the CFCC Ad Network

This month, we are pleased to welcome three new additions to the CFCC Ad Network: The Internet Ministry ConferenceTraining to improve your online ministry. Outreach CinemaEngage your community with feature films! Power2Show Media ...

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first-impressions-beyond Article
4 Comments » July 13, 2007

Contagious Joy, Use It

“When hundreds of you come flooding out of the church after services every weekend, your heads are high, your shoulders are back and your enthusiasm is obvious. Take that same ...

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peer-review Article
2 Comments » July 13, 2007

Church Marketing Lab: Logos, Buttons, and More

Last week, we took a week off from our Church Marketing Lab to celebrate our big milestones of a thousand members and two thousand submissions. This week, we’re back to ...

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