Archive for November 2012

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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Getting Started: Angela Bengtson
2 Comments » November 26, 2012

Getting Started: Angela Bengtson

Angela works at a big church in a small town, but they're no megachurch and that's OK: "Although it is great to be inspired by what the 'gurus' are doing, ...

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Thanksgiving All Year Long: Thankfulness as Communication Strategy
2 Comments » November 21, 2012

Thanksgiving All Year Long: Thankfulness as Communication Strategy

Thanksgiving is an opportunity to reflect and be thankful. It's also an ideal communication strategy we can employ all year long.

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Wrecked: When a Broken World Slams into Your Comfortable Life by Jeff Goins
No Comments » November 19, 2012

Wrecked: When a Broken World Slams into Your Comfortable Life by Jeff Goins

A manual for dealing with that experience of being wrecked. Beyond billboards, being wrecked is about translating our communication into action.

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Wrecked & Writing with Jeff Goins
2 Comments » November 19, 2012

Wrecked & Writing with Jeff Goins

We talk with Jeff Goins, author of Wrecked: When a Broken World Slams into Your Comfortable Life, about writing, wrecking and life.

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Firestarter: Pathway Community Church
1 Comment » November 16, 2012

Firestarter: Pathway Community Church

We recognize Pathway Community Church in Fort Wayne, Ind., as a Firestarter because of their use of a simple and often neglected little element: humor.

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Church Communication Hero: Antoinette Brown Blackwell
No Comments » November 14, 2012

Church Communication Hero: Antoinette Brown Blackwell

As the first woman ordained as a minister in the U.S., Antoinette Brown Blackwell believed that faith and social justice must coexist in more than just words.

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Responsive Mobile Design for Your Church
2 Comments » November 12, 2012

Responsive Mobile Design for Your Church

Ready to make your church website work with all kinds of mobile devices? You need responsive design and we've got the tech-heavy insights.

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Church Marketing Lab: The Vision
No Comments » November 9, 2012

Church Marketing Lab: The Vision

Feedback can make all the difference, which is why we started this interaction group to share and critique church marketing materials.

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Boring vs. Fun: Stay Grounded in the Basics
5 Comments » November 7, 2012

Boring vs. Fun: Stay Grounded in the Basics

There's a lot of fun work in church communication. There's also stuff that's boring. That's OK, different people find different things fun and boring. Just match the right people with ...

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What Churches Can Learn From Politics: The Proudness Factor
5 Comments » November 6, 2012

What Churches Can Learn From Politics: The Proudness Factor

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney won the first debate and surged in the polls. What your church can learn from campaign shifts and motivating people.

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Boring vs. Fun: Boring for You, Fun for Someone Else
2 Comments » November 5, 2012

Boring vs. Fun: Boring for You, Fun for Someone Else

There's a lot of fun work in church communication. There's also stuff that's boring. That's OK, different people find different things fun and boring. Just match the right people with ...

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All Saints’ Day Heroes
3 Comments » November 1, 2012

All Saints’ Day Heroes

These days we quickly forget our history, but All Saints' Day is an opportunity to remember Christian heroes who have gone before us. Who are the church communication heroes that ...

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