Archive for May 2010

Church Marketing Directory: Getting Creative & Digital Media
2 Comments » May 28, 2010

Church Marketing Directory: Getting Creative & Digital Media

The last few weeks have been busy in the Church Marketing Directory. Plenty of folks are adding links they’re passionate about, and it’s becoming an even better place for your ...

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poll-results Article
3 Comments » May 26, 2010

Internet Church Poll Results

Internet campuses (Or is it campii?) are all the rage. But how many people are really attending church online? We decided to ask you.

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Why the Church is Losing to LOST
34 Comments » May 25, 2010

Why the Church is Losing to LOST

No doubt many of you watched the series finale of LOST. So why can't the church tell the story of the gospel like J.J. Abrams does with LOST?

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Redesign! & Free Echo Tickets
84 Comments » May 24, 2010

Redesign! & Free Echo Tickets

Wow. I can't believe it's finally here, the newly redesigned Church Marketing Sucks and Center for Church Communications websites. In celebration of our redesign we'd like to ...

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peer-review Article
No Comments » May 21, 2010

Church Marketing Lab: Father’s Day, Flyers, and Series Graphics

If you haven't been keeping up, there's been plenty of action in the Church Marketing Lab lately. With summer comes events, planning, thought and graphics.

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Church in the Making by Ben Arment
2 Comments » May 19, 2010

Church in the Making by Ben Arment

This book drips with the essence of author Ben Arment, as it is a culmination of instruction, coaching and encouragement for the aspiring church planter. Ben takes his experience and ...

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poll-results Article
No Comments » May 18, 2010

Idea Source Poll Results

Some churches have all the ideas. At least that’s how it can feel sometimes. Another hilarious video, new song or fun idea from “one of the creative churches.” But we ...

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Jesus as a Product
16 Comments » May 17, 2010

Jesus as a Product

If you’re offended by the idea of Jesus as a product, it’s because you already know him. For those who don’t know Jesus, he is just another product.

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news-updates Article
No Comments » May 15, 2010

Job and Freelance Labs: Finding Work This Summer

If you're in the market for a new job, things have been heating up lately in our Job Board. Check out art director, graphic designer and creative arts positions.

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reviews Article
1 Comment » May 13, 2010

The Divine Commodity

The Divine Commodity is not for wimps. If you choose to read the latest literary offering by the managing editor of the Leadership Journal, know that you'll most ...

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events Article
4 Comments » May 12, 2010

Packing My Brain at Q & SOBcon

Last week I had the opportunity to go to two very different, but incredible conferences, Q and SOBcon. Takeaways included providing solutions instead of criticism and the power of community.

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poll-results Article
5 Comments » May 11, 2010

Texas Giveaway Poll Results

You’ve heard it a thousand times, and it’s probably nails on a chalkboard at this point. But here goes, anyways: everything’s bigger in Texas. One church is doing their best ...

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evangelism-outreach Article
1 Comment » May 10, 2010

When Church Gets Weird

A few weeks ago, we ran across a couple stories that could only be described as disturbing. One was The Big Picture’s photographic look at Holy Week. The second was ...

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news-updates Article
3 Comments » May 7, 2010

Church Marketing Directory: Consulting, Teaching, WordPress and More

It’s nice to sit by and watch the Church Marketing Directory fill out and grow up. We like to see big numbers next to our category listings, because that means ...

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poll-results Article
No Comments » May 5, 2010

5 Tools Poll Results

Recently, Paul Armstrong wrapped up a thoughtful series for graphic designers in service of churches: 5 Tools Every Church Designer Needs. It’s a six-part repertoire of high-level skills every designer ...

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