Archive for October 2010

Trick or Treat: What Message Does Your Church Send on Halloween?
16 Comments » October 28, 2010

Trick or Treat: What Message Does Your Church Send on Halloween?

This year Halloween falls on a Sunday, prompting churches to wrestle with that age-old question: Do we hand out candy with communion?

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MinistryCOM 2010: Lessons from a Newbie
4 Comments » October 27, 2010

MinistryCOM 2010: Lessons from a Newbie

A church communications newbie attends MinistryCOM and walks away empowered, encouraged and equipped to be a better communicator.

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poll-results Article
2 Comments » October 26, 2010

Halloween Celebration Poll Results

Halloween is just around the corner—how will your church be celebrating? Embracing the fun? Lambasting the evil? Something in the middle? You let us know in last week's poll.

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Get Your Geek On: The Tech Arts Network
1 Comment » October 25, 2010

Get Your Geek On: The Tech Arts Network

“Tech has become an integral part of how we do weekend church,” says technical arts director Van Metschke. Learn more about the launch of the Tech Arts Network.

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Church Marketing Directory: Help for Struggling Churches & Canadian Churches, Too
1 Comment » October 22, 2010

Church Marketing Directory: Help for Struggling Churches & Canadian Churches, Too

Plenty of new resources have been added to the Church Marketing Directory over the past few weeks. Check out a few of the latest additions.

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Multi-Faith Dialogue Part 3: Addressing Major Roadblocks
No Comments » October 20, 2010

Multi-Faith Dialogue Part 3: Addressing Major Roadblocks

We can’t share Jesus with people we don’t understand and even protest. We must overcome fears and stereotypes in order to reach people of other faiths with respect and love.

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poll-results Article
No Comments » October 19, 2010

Church Marquee Poll Results

We've been talking about church signs for years. But what's your opinion on these marquees in front of churches across America? We asked you in last week's poll.

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When Churches Keep Quiet: Others Fill the Void
7 Comments » October 18, 2010

When Churches Keep Quiet: Others Fill the Void

When churches say nothing, others step in and fill the void. Paul Hickernell continues his "When Churches Keep Quiet" series to help churches avoid the pitfalls of silence.

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Church Marketing Lab: More Than Pretty Pictures
No Comments » October 15, 2010

Church Marketing Lab: More Than Pretty Pictures

The Church Marketing Lab is about a lot more than pretty pictures. It's about church communicators helping one another out and sharing life experiences.

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poll-results Article
No Comments » October 13, 2010

Positive Picketing Poll Results

Are you ready to do some positive picketing? Our post on the idea stirred some excitement, but will that translate into poll results? We asked last week to find out.

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5 Lessons from the Salvation of Blue Like Jazz
19 Comments » October 13, 2010

5 Lessons from the Salvation of Blue Like Jazz

Recently, Blue Like Jazz made headlines with a grassroots campaign that raised $125,000 to save the film from extinction. What can churches learn from this? We explore that question.

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Filling in the Gap: 4 Logo Lessons for Churches
12 Comments » October 12, 2010

Filling in the Gap: 4 Logo Lessons for Churches

Lessons in logo design from Gap’s redesign flub that turned a 20-year-old logo into an Internet joke.

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Multi-Faith Dialogue Part 2: How Do We Communicate Something Big?
3 Comments » October 11, 2010

Multi-Faith Dialogue Part 2: How Do We Communicate Something Big?

Inviting a Muslim to speak at your church is not exactly a popular move. But Bob Roberts Jr. did. He shares lessons in communicating big ideas to your congregation.

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Job & Freelance Board: Finding Help at the End of the Year
No Comments » October 8, 2010

Job & Freelance Board: Finding Help at the End of the Year

As the year closes, what direction is your church headed? Check out opportunities on the Job and Freelance Board to find what you need.

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Permission to Speak Freely by Anne Jackson
3 Comments » October 7, 2010

Permission to Speak Freely by Anne Jackson

“The disconnect between what I’d read in the Bible and what people in the church would actually say or do became more apparent.” Now there’s a communication problem.

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