Archive for April 2010

news-updates Article
No Comments » April 30, 2010

Job and Freelance Labs: The Latest Opportunities

If you use the Center for Church Communication’s Job Lab and Freelance Lab as your indicator of our nation’s economy, then you’re in pretty high spirits lately. We’ve seen a ...

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promotion Article
6 Comments » April 29, 2010

Who Is Your Competition?

At some point in the life of almost anyone attending or running churches, a strange thing happens. We become confused. We forget the unique business that we’re in, and we ...

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Thou Shall Twitter in Church
21 Comments » April 28, 2010

Thou Shall Twitter in Church

“Thou Shall Not Twitter in Church.” Says who?! I haven’t seen that anywhere in the Bible. But I have seen Twitter in the Bible: “Like a swallow, like a crane, ...

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poll-results Article
1 Comment » April 28, 2010

What Kind Poll Results

We’re going to talk about advertising. Six years into the journey that is Church Marketing Sucks, we’ll still have people who have tuned out after that introductory sentence. Jon Acuff ...

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think-ahead Article
4 Comments » April 27, 2010

An Imaginary Church for the Greater Good

Andrew Pautler, a senior graphic design major at the University of Notre Dame, e-mailed us to let us know about a little project he’s been working on: I believe that if ...

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events Article
14 Comments » April 26, 2010

Catalyst West Creatives Tweetup

I had the pleasure of hosting a tweetup at the Catalyst West conference this past week in Southern California as the area Regional Network Coordinator for the Center for Church ...

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first-impressions-beyond Article
3 Comments » April 23, 2010

Thinking About What Others Will Think

From AZCentral.com: Surprise [The city, not the imperative] Police Chief Dan Hughes says he never meant to offend anyone when he appeared in a church video. Hughes, an elder in a non-denominational ...

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evangelism-outreach Article
1 Comment » April 22, 2010

Internet Evangelism Day

When I first heard about Internet Evangelism Day which is this Sunday, April 25, my critical sensors came alive and I may have even sneered a little, “Here we go ...

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poll-results Article
1 Comment » April 21, 2010

Tech Wishes Poll Results

Gizmos, gadgets, and technological marvels abound today. From touchable pads to particle smashers, we’re living in an age of marvels. Your church likely has some sort of magical projector system, ...

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An Application for Everyone
2 Comments » April 20, 2010

An Application for Everyone

We’ve covered mobile church web sites and iPhone applications before, but recently we’ve chatted with a couple of developers whose companies are going the extra mile on this front. It’s ...

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events Article
No Comments » April 19, 2010

Catalyst West Tweetup

The Catalyst West event is happening later this week in Orange County, Calif., and more than a few church marketing folks will be there. Worship leader and social media addict ...

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featured Article
4 Comments » April 19, 2010

5 Tools Church Designers Need: Teamwork

This is part six in a six-part series exploring the tools graphic designers who work for churches need to succeed. You can go back and start with part one. You have ...

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news-updates Article
No Comments » April 16, 2010

Church Marketing Directory: Web Design, Research Help and Photography

It’s been over a month since we officially launched the Church Marketing Directory. In that time, we’ve seen over 300 links to various organizations focused on helping the church communicate ...

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think-ahead Article
4 Comments » April 15, 2010

Leveraging Small Groups for Church Marketing

You don’t need me to tell you we live in a world inundated with marketing. You can’t go to remote China without seeing stickers for Coke or Pepsi peppered around ...

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poll-results Article
1 Comment » April 14, 2010

To Cash or Not Poll Results

As a commenter aptly noted, this week’s question might not have been totally bulletproof. But hey, we’re in this for the fun, not the science. We wanted to know if ...

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