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Archive for November 2011

Christmas Sale: 50% Off Outspoken
No Comments » November 30, 2011

Christmas Sale: 50% Off Outspoken

Merry Christmas: You can pick up a copy of Outspoken: Conversations on Church Communication for half off now through Dec. 14.

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Office Hours: Puppy Dogs & Advent Conspiracy
No Comments » November 28, 2011

Office Hours: Puppy Dogs & Advent Conspiracy

Our own Justin Wise has online office hours and takes your questions. This week he talks about shaking things up and getting people excited.

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A Teenager’s Plea: Don’t Suck
78 Comments » November 28, 2011

A Teenager’s Plea: Don’t Suck

A teen implores churches to take outreach seriously and make an effort to connect to today's generation.

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The Epic-Fail of Church Announcements
42 Comments » November 21, 2011

The Epic-Fail of Church Announcements

Why are announcements so chronically bad? Too often we focus on inane details instead of life-giving change.

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Church Marketing Directory: Tech Solutions & Design
No Comments » November 18, 2011

Church Marketing Directory: Tech Solutions & Design

New in the Church Marketing Directory: Clark Monday, Stott Designs, Cobblestone, URLoved, Dan Peters.

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Planning Christmas: Stephen Brewster & Evan Courtney
No Comments » November 16, 2011

Planning Christmas: Stephen Brewster & Evan Courtney

More Christmas idea including flashmobs and 12 days of serving.

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Office Hours: Social Media Gurus & Fonts
2 Comments » November 15, 2011

Office Hours: Social Media Gurus & Fonts

Our own Justin Wise has online office hours and takes your questions. This week he talks about social media gurus & blogging.

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What André the Giant Taught Me About Church Growth
3 Comments » November 14, 2011

What André the Giant Taught Me About Church Growth

Sometimes the reality of what it means to be a healthy, growing church gets skewed by numbers. Do healthy churches grow? Yes. Does that always mean numerically? Not necessarily.

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Church Marketing Lab: It’s Camp Time
No Comments » November 11, 2011

Church Marketing Lab: It’s Camp Time

Camp promotional projects and Christmas materials are among the Church Marketing Lab highlights.

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church-business Article
No Comments » November 10, 2011

It’s Your Job to Protect Children

In light of the Penn State child abuse controversy churches should be reminded of their responsibility. In most states, clergy are mandated reporters.

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Planning Christmas: Bethany Russell
2 Comments » November 10, 2011

Planning Christmas: Bethany Russell

A communications director for a multisite church in Texas talks about getting ready for Christmas.

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From the Garden to the City
3 Comments » November 7, 2011

From the Garden to the City

In his new book John Dyer seeks to explore the effects of technology on our lives and on our faith.

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Technology & the Church: Interview with John Dyer
No Comments » November 7, 2011

Technology & the Church: Interview with John Dyer

We sit down with tech guru John Dyer to talk about the intersection of technology and faith. We talk about the not-so neutrality of technology and how it can shape ...

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Office Hours: Blogging Tips & Vocational Advice
No Comments » November 3, 2011

Office Hours: Blogging Tips & Vocational Advice

Our own Justin Wise has online office hours and takes your questions. This week he talks about blogging and vocational roles in churches.

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Planning Christmas Launches
2 Comments » November 2, 2011

Planning Christmas Launches

We kick off Planning Christmas with a video from Gary Molander sharing two things he thinks are vital for church teams to consider.

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