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The Top 10 Posts of 2013
No Comments » December 30, 2013

The Top 10 Posts of 2013

We collect our top posts from 2013, including a little Pope Francis, Facebook insights, church communication on the cheap, logos, style guides and how to write announcements.

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Top CFCC News of 2013
1 Comment » December 27, 2013

Top CFCC News of 2013

2013 has been a big year for getting things done: 700 communicators, 2 books, 4 experts sharing their wisdom and 1 booth at Echo.

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think-ahead Article
No Comments » December 23, 2013

Planning for After Christmas

Maurilio Amorim talks about planning for what's next: Have a reason for people to come back and visit your church again.

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Church Communication Hero: Turibius de Mogrovejo
No Comments » December 23, 2013

Church Communication Hero: Turibius de Mogrovejo

Sometimes there's a job you don't want to do. But it's perfect for you. That's the story of Turibius de Mogrovejo. He was just a layman in Spain, but he ...

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Last Minute Christmas Gifts
No Comments » December 20, 2013

Last Minute Christmas Gifts

It's not too late to grab some last minute digital gifts for your team. Show your appreciation and fight holiday stress.

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Churches Need to Embrace Change
1 Comment » December 19, 2013

Churches Need to Embrace Change

Mark MacDonald talks about the future of church communication: Change. He focuses on the transition from print to digital.

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Struggles & Victories: Irving Bible Church
No Comments » December 19, 2013

Struggles & Victories: Irving Bible Church

The woes and wins of church communication. Struggling with lots to communicate and winning with a series on faith and work.

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Landing a Job: 9 Things I Wish I Learned in School
No Comments » December 18, 2013

Landing a Job: 9 Things I Wish I Learned in School

When you're starting out in church communication it's always wise to learn from those who have gone before. Nearly three decades of experience is enough, right?

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ChurchMag Spotlight: Kevin D. Hendricks
3 Comments » December 17, 2013

ChurchMag Spotlight: Kevin D. Hendricks

"This is the greatest story ever told. We want people to come to our churches and hear that. But if we're not telling anybody—we're not doing the great commission."

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Social Media Fail: Restaurant Fires Chef, Doesn’t Revoke His Twitter Access
4 Comments » December 16, 2013

Social Media Fail: Restaurant Fires Chef, Doesn’t Revoke His Twitter Access

A restaurant fires its chef a week before Christmas and fails to revoke his Twitter access. Payback ensues. Churches, who has access to your social media accounts?

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101 Women Speakers
4 Comments » December 16, 2013

101 Women Speakers

Remember that throwdown last month about gender diversity at Christian conferences? Rachel Held Evans created a list of 101 women speakers.

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Landing a Job: First Job Story
1 Comment » December 16, 2013

Landing a Job: First Job Story

Ready to get started (or re-started) in communication? We're exploring the journey of finding a job and starting with lessons from a first job: Things change and leadership is required.

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The Christmas Story in Instagram Photos & More
No Comments » December 13, 2013

The Christmas Story in Instagram Photos & More

Our Friday roundup includes the Christmas story, WestJet's Christmas giving video, lessons in failure, 101 women speakers, hope for the discouraged and more.

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Church Marketing Lab: 2014 Design Trends
No Comments » December 13, 2013

Church Marketing Lab: 2014 Design Trends

iStock has shared some visual design trends for 2014 and we're already seeing them in the Lab, including beards, lens flare, vectors and more.

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How Your Church Can Create Short Videos
9 Comments » December 11, 2013

How Your Church Can Create Short Videos

Short video content is compelling and it's time your church got in on the action. We talk about finding the ideas, inspiration, equipment and network to make it happen.

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