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Archive for February 2008

the-christian-walk Article
4 Comments » February 29, 2008

Gospel, Free of Charge

Reading what Paul had to say today was an interesting challenge to me as I look to share the gospel with others, and I think it will be a challenge ...

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evangelism-outreach Article
13 Comments » February 28, 2008

Lent as the Christian Ramadan

We’re playing telephone today: we got a link from the Cheapertising blog who highlighted the Get Religion blog who covered a story from the Telegraph. It takes a timely look ...

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the-christian-walk Article
3 Comments » February 27, 2008

Weight Loss and Sex

Being fat and being sexy are two things that generally always lead to getting attention. From Victoria’s Secret to The Biggest Looser, let’s face it, we like looking at people. ...

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promotion Article
8 Comments » February 26, 2008

Starbucks’ 3-Hour Downtime

From 5:30-8:30 this evening, there’s going to be trouble. Feet will tap, heads will ache and sweat will trickle down restless foreheads. Starbucks is closing. 6 weeks ago, Howard Schultz took ...

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evangelism-outreach Article
2 Comments » February 26, 2008

NFL Gives in to Churches

Woohoo! Victory! Reports are surfacing (via my investigative reporting of the espn.com main page) that the NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is giving up the fight against religious organizations holding live showings ...

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poll-results Article
2 Comments » February 26, 2008

Sermon Formats Poll Results

There’s lots of different ways to make your sermons available. In a few years, you’ll probably just be able to stream them live to a chip in your members’ head ...

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interviews Article
No Comments » February 25, 2008

Church Marketing: Belgian Style

We had a lot of fun interviewing Drew from England a few weeks ago and hearing what he had to say about church marketing in the UK. So much fun, ...

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peer-review Article
2 Comments » February 23, 2008

Church Marketing Lab: Easter Countdown

There’s only one month and two days until Easter. Are all your graphics ready? If not, head to the Church Marketing Lab, get some inspiration and submit your designs. The ...

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events Article
2 Comments » February 21, 2008

Association vs. Action

Over the last couple of years I was a part of the planning team for a Foursquare sponsored event in Anaheim, Calif., this past December. It was a gathering of ...

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promotion Article
23 Comments » February 20, 2008

The 30-Day Sex Challenge

Here’s an interesting tidbit about a church campaign to promote, well, sexuality and um, effective sexual habits. (And their current series, of course.) Here’s the skinny: Married couples: Have sex daily ...

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poll-results Article
1 Comment » February 19, 2008

Valentine’s Day Poll Results

Cupid has come and gone, chocolate is now on sale and star-crossed lovers are no longer smelling the roses. Last week, we asked how many of you would be celebrating ...

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technology Article
10 Comments » February 18, 2008

Lessons from 15 Compassion International Bloggers

Last week the child sponsorship organization Compassion International took 15 Christian bloggers to Uganda to see what child sponsorship looks like firsthand. Among those bloggers are musician Shaun Groves, BooMama ...

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peer-review Article
No Comments » February 18, 2008

Church Marketing Lab: Logos and Provocative Posters

We’ve had a great round of our typically beautiful and provocative designs in the Church Marketing Lab this week, and we’re here to show you a little bit of that, ...

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brand-identity Article
6 Comments » February 13, 2008

One Word Marketing

Recently, our own Brad Abare raised the question, “What word do you own?” on the Personality™ blog. He discusses a recent Advertising Age article (subscription required) exploring the importance of your ...

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off-the-wall Article
12 Comments » February 12, 2008

Obama Disses Church Marketing

All right, so it wasn’t that bad, and it’s probably a statement most of you would agree with, but here’s a quote from a Barack Obama speech (video or text), ...

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