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Archive for 2012

The Top 10 Posts of 2012
2 Comments » December 28, 2012

The Top 10 Posts of 2012

Finally we present the top 10 posts of 2012, a collection of the best and most favorite blog posts from the year.

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Most Hotly Debated Posts of 2012
5 Comments » December 27, 2012

Most Hotly Debated Posts of 2012

We round up the posts that generated the most comments in 2012 and relive the controversy.

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Top CFCC News of 2012
No Comments » December 26, 2012

Top CFCC News of 2012

We look back on the news and happenings with our nonprofit parent, the Center for Church Communication, in 2012.

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Top Interviews of 2012
1 Comment » December 24, 2012

Top Interviews of 2012

We talked to lots of smart people and shared their insights on church communication. Here's a sampling of our favorite interviews from 2012.

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Best @cmsucks Tweets of 2012
No Comments » December 21, 2012

Best @cmsucks Tweets of 2012

We love sharing shortform hilarity and help on our Twitter account, @cmsucks. Here's the top 10 from 2012.

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Killing the Christmas Pageant
1 Comment » December 19, 2012

Killing the Christmas Pageant

How one church decided to kill their Christmas pageant and instead throw a party for their entire community. The story of Christmas for the City in Winston Salem, N.C.

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Five Simple Ways to Get Better at Facebook
11 Comments » December 17, 2012

Five Simple Ways to Get Better at Facebook

How can you do Facebook better: 1) Use lots of photos, 2) Don't paste just a URL, 3) Schedule content, 4) One-line writing and 5) Be patient.

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Church Marketing Lab: A Member’s Perspective
No Comments » December 14, 2012

Church Marketing Lab: A Member’s Perspective

"If I'd known about this Lab back then I wouldn't have hit the wall so quickly." Read what a current member of the Lab has to say about its impact.

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Office Hours: Cutting Back on Bulletin Printing
7 Comments » December 12, 2012

Office Hours: Cutting Back on Bulletin Printing

Our own Justin Wise has online office hours and takes your questions. This week he talks about how to convince your church leadership to cut back on wasteful print bulletins.

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Getting Started: Eric Murrell
1 Comment » December 10, 2012

Getting Started: Eric Murrell

Church comm pro Eric Murrell talks about fitting his perfectionism into a church environment, how budget woes can be a fun challenge and how to build a solid foundation for ...

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Job Board: Designers, Directors & Producers
No Comments » December 7, 2012

Job Board: Designers, Directors & Producers

Check out our Job Board for church communications positions in Atlanta, Iowa, and Indiana.

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Church Communication Hero: Charles Wesley
2 Comments » December 5, 2012

Church Communication Hero: Charles Wesley

The 18th century hymns of Charles Wesley still touch hearts today. He communicated the truths of God through music in a way that connects. We can learn from his example.

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Getting Started: Meredith Gould
4 Comments » December 3, 2012

Getting Started: Meredith Gould

We talk with Meredith Gould about budgets, strategy, fears and failures when it comes to church communication. She brings years of expertise and a focus on liturgical congregations.

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The Word Made Fresh: Communicating Church and Faith Today by Meredith Gould
1 Comment » December 3, 2012

The Word Made Fresh: Communicating Church and Faith Today by Meredith Gould

The Word Made Fresh is immensely practical, but in a way that taps into the deep spiritual roots of our calling. It's a helpful primer for church communicators everywhere.

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Office Hours: Announcements
1 Comment » November 28, 2012

Office Hours: Announcements

Our own Justin Wise has online office hours and takes your questions. This week he talks about how to make your announcements as effective as possible.

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