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Archive for September 2010

Repurposing Content for Maximum Impact
7 Comments » September 29, 2010

Repurposing Content for Maximum Impact

Many churches struggle to produce quality content week-after-week, and what they do produce often falls into the ether, never to be heard from again. But Brandon Cox suggests a better ...

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poll-results Article
1 Comment » September 28, 2010

WTF Church Poll Results

The WTF banners we recently covered stirred up a lot of debate in the comments, so we turned to you in this week's poll to find out what you thought ...

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Talking Social Media with Justin Wise
1 Comment » September 27, 2010

Talking Social Media with Justin Wise

We sit down with Justin Wise, the man behind BeDeviant.com and the upcoming Social Media Summit in Des Moines, Iowa, to talk social media.

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M2Live in Chicago with a Discount
No Comments » September 23, 2010

M2Live in Chicago with a Discount

M2Live is going on a national tour, starting in Chicago. We can save you 10% and $20 will go to the Center for Church Communication.

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Survey Reveals 5 Opportunities for Churches on Facebook
4 Comments » September 22, 2010

Survey Reveals 5 Opportunities for Churches on Facebook

Churches need to take advantage of the opportunity to reach the 500 million active users on Facebook. A new survey highlights five ways to do it.

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poll-results Article
No Comments » September 21, 2010

Marketing Progress Poll Results

How is your church progressing in the world of marketing. Over the last 6 years, we've watched a changing tide towards the idea of marketing, but we wanted to get ...

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Hipster Christianity
6 Comments » September 20, 2010

Hipster Christianity

We sit down with Brett McCracken, author of “Hipster Christianity,” to discuss the ethos of cool.

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Job Board: Video and Web Opportunities
No Comments » September 17, 2010

Job Board: Video and Web Opportunities

We've had some great opportunities pass through our Job Board since we last updated, particularly in the web and video world.

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Church Signs on 100 Huntley Street
6 Comments » September 16, 2010

Church Signs on 100 Huntley Street

Our own Josh Cody appeared in a story on the Canadian talk show 100 Huntley Street about the effectiveness of church signs.

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Positive Picketing
12 Comments » September 15, 2010

Positive Picketing

What if Christians were seen presenting a positive message, instead of a negative one? What if we were perceived in our community as cheerleaders and supporters rather than angry critics?

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poll-results Article
1 Comment » September 14, 2010

Which Strategy Poll Results

Often, churches take polar opposite approaches to relevance. Some aim to keep pace with trends and culture, while others look to connect on deeper, more timeless issues. We asked how ...

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Rod Parsley’s Airplane: Lessons in Financial Communication
31 Comments » September 13, 2010

Rod Parsley’s Airplane: Lessons in Financial Communication

We find lessons in financial communication for local churches from a fundraising plea by megachurch pastor and televangelist Rod Parsley asking for $1 million to buy an airplane.

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Church Marketing Directory: Live Training, Design Abroad and More
1 Comment » September 10, 2010

Church Marketing Directory: Live Training, Design Abroad and More

In the last few weeks, the Directory has expanded, and we've started seeing global listings. Here are just a few of the resources added over the past few weeks.

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MinistryCOM 2010 Scholarships
10 Comments » September 8, 2010

MinistryCOM 2010 Scholarships

Events are a great opportunity to grow and learn as communicators. So we're pleased to offer scholarships for MinistryCOM 2010.

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poll-results Article
No Comments » September 7, 2010

Advanced Planning Poll Results

Churches are all over the board with how far in advance they do their weekly service planning. Some make their decisions on the morning of services, and others know over ...

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