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Archive for August 2007

peer-review Article
1 Comment » August 31, 2007

Church Marketing Lab: Painted Cars, the 80s and More

This week in the Church Marketing Lab, we had another great week of logos, series designs, fliers and more. Below, you’ll see something that I think might have been a ...

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news-updates Article
8 Comments » August 30, 2007

MinistryCOM 2007… You Going?

There are only a handful of days until the 2007 MinistryCOM event begins in Nashville. In addition to a bunch of other really cool church communication pros, yours truly has ...

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examples Article
27 Comments » August 29, 2007

My Naked Pastor

You can certainly file this one under “Is this for real?” I’ll copy from the site, MyNakedPastor.com, here. The lead pastor, Troy Gramling, at Flamingo Road Church is getting naked! No ...

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poll-results Article
4 Comments » August 29, 2007

Church Football Poll Results

Only one day until college football kicks off. A week after that comes the NFL. Last week, we asked if your church would use the inherent marketing power of pigskin. ...

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evangelism-outreach Article
16 Comments » August 27, 2007

The Free Gift of God is … iPhones and Disneyland Trips?

The free gift of God is an iPhone and a trip to Disneyland. OK, so that’s not the whole story. We’ve talked here before about churches partnering with local business. Perhaps it ...

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examples Article
No Comments » August 24, 2007

Church Marketing: What Not to Do

I’ve been collecting a few links over the past few weeks as church stories caught my attention, and in case anyone wasn’t quite sure, here are three ways not to ...

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peer-review Article
No Comments » August 24, 2007

Church Marketing Lab:

It’s about time to let you guys know what’s been going on in the Church Marketing Lab. Everyone’s starting to show us their graphics for their fall kickoffs, and the ...

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poll-results Article
3 Comments » August 21, 2007

Church Lists Poll Results

Last week we asked what you thought of recent lists like the top 20 church logos and the 25 most innovative churches. From what we’ve seen, there are people who ...

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evangelism-outreach Article
2 Comments » August 20, 2007

Batterson on Marketing

Mark Batterson, a CMS favorite and annual interviewee, had a little to say about marketing last week in his Evotional blog. He said a few things I wanted to point ...

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peer-review Article
No Comments » August 17, 2007

Church Marketing Lab: T-Shirts, Fashion Shows and More

Here we are with your weekly roundup of what’s been going on in the Church Marketing Lab. Check out some of the work we’ve seen this week, and then head ...

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philosophy Article
6 Comments » August 16, 2007

Bigger Churches vs. Bigger People

In the July/August 2007 issue of Ministry Today, Jack Hayford had a great column about contemporary communication and its effect on the church today. Having known “Pastor Jack” for the ...

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technology Article
3 Comments » August 15, 2007

A Content-Centered Internet

Ars Technica reports on a new study on the focus of individuals’ time on the Internet. Here’s what they found of people’s time online:In 2003: 34% of Internet users’ time was ...

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poll-results Article
No Comments » August 15, 2007

Summer Marketing Poll Results

Last week 150 of you weighed in to tell us how your summer church marketing is going. We asked you what has been the most successful method for marketing through ...

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peer-review Article
1 Comment » August 10, 2007

Church Marketing Lab: Evolution of a Design

This week, we wanted to highlight a perfect example of what we’re all about at the Church Marketing Lab. Make sure you follow the link to each specific image to ...

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poll-results Article
1 Comment » August 8, 2007

New Labs Poll Results

Last week, we asked how you felt about our new Job Lab and Freelance Lab. Essentially, we want to know where you stand and how we can help you with ...

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