A couple stories that all of you church marketers should be sure to enjoy:
- Kem Meyer discusses ethnographers–what they do and why it matters. She describes ethnographers like this: “They’re investing their life and resources to learn what it is people want and think they need. They’re working hard to figure out how they can answer the questions the people are asking. They’re finding the space in which people rally, and they’re going there.” What is your church doing to connect with the needs of the people around you?
- And still on the note of community outreach, Outreach magazine looks at four myths about reaching the unchurched and what we should do about them. Just to get your fire burning, myth number 3 is everyone needs small groups. Disagree? Just want some more information? Head over and spend a few minutes reading the article. It will challenge your thinking.