Archive for July 2012

Church Social Media Chats #chsocm
10 Comments » July 30, 2012

Church Social Media Chats #chsocm

We talk with Meredith Gould, the founder of #chsocm, a weekly Twitter chat about church social media.

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Church Marketing Lab: Perfectly Imperfect
1 Comment » July 27, 2012

Church Marketing Lab: Perfectly Imperfect

This week in the Church Marketing Lab we explore how a church used thematic elements across different media to support the message.

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Series Engine: WordPress Plugin for Church Media
20 Comments » July 25, 2012

Series Engine: WordPress Plugin for Church Media

Series Engine is a new WordPress plugin that helps you organize and share sermons, lectures, audio, and other media content on your site and across the web.

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When Things Go Wrong: How to Communicate About a Pastor’s Exit
2 Comments » July 23, 2012

When Things Go Wrong: How to Communicate About a Pastor’s Exit

Churches are notorious for ugly staff transitions. Mistakes are made and the resulting mess leaves people broken and hurting. Here are some tips to avoid the confusion and communicate well.

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Church Communication Hero: Hudson Taylor
6 Comments » July 18, 2012

Church Communication Hero: Hudson Taylor

Hudson Taylor was a British missionary to China in the late 19th century who found a way to connect: the kimono. Find your kimono.

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Please Answer Your Email: Improving Follow Up Could Change a Life
10 Comments » July 16, 2012

Please Answer Your Email: Improving Follow Up Could Change a Life

Church communication is not all about logos, artwork and zippy video bumpers. Answering emails, returning phone calls and following up with people is a simple way to boost your effectiveness.

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Church Marketing Lab: Retro
No Comments » July 13, 2012

Church Marketing Lab: Retro

Retro design has been popular for a couple of years and some recent designs in the Church Marketing Lab are reflecting the trend. Here are a few noteworthy designs with ...

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Office Hours: Mobile Websites & Feeding Trolls
2 Comments » July 11, 2012

Office Hours: Mobile Websites & Feeding Trolls

Our own Justin Wise has online office hours and takes your questions. This week he talks about creating mobile websites and dealing with trolls.

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Rediscovering Vision: Tim Stevens & Granger
1 Comment » July 9, 2012

Rediscovering Vision: Tim Stevens & Granger

We talk with Tim Stevens of Granger Community Church about how after nearly 20 years of growth the church got stuck but didn't stay there.

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Vision: Lost and Found by Tim Stevens
No Comments » July 9, 2012

Vision: Lost and Found by Tim Stevens

20 years of growth and success doesn't mean you're sitting pretty. Tim Stevens shares the story of how Granger Community Church got stuck and lost their vision. But they didn't ...

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Church Communication Hero: Walt Disney
8 Comments » July 3, 2012

Church Communication Hero: Walt Disney

The imagination and follow through of Walt Disney make him an inspiration and example for church communicators.

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Plastic Donuts: Communicating About Money
No Comments » July 2, 2012

Plastic Donuts: Communicating About Money

We talk with financial guru Jeff Anderson, author of Plastic Donuts: A Fresh Perspective on Gifts, about how to communicate about money.

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