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Archive for January 2013

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13 Comments » January 31, 2013

Exodus: What a Long, Strange Trip It’s Been

Justin Wise, our executive director since 2011, announces his resignation. He reflects on his time at CFCC, both in volunteering and leading, and looks to the future.

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Christmas Roundup: Ideas for Next Year
6 Comments » January 30, 2013

Christmas Roundup: Ideas for Next Year

Christmas is long gone, but it's never too late to store up some ideas for next year. We share some successful Christmas experiences from this past December.

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6 Comments » January 29, 2013

Chick-Fil-A & Grace

Remember last summer's hand-wringing over Chick-fil-A? While everyone else was slinging hate over chicken sandwiches, two leaders at the heart of it were having a conversation.

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No Comments » January 29, 2013

Mark Batterson on Purple

"Every church needs to paint itself purple ... I'm talking about making such a remarkable difference in our communities that we are unignorable."

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Jacob Day: Be Indispensable
1 Comment » January 28, 2013

Jacob Day: Be Indispensable

CFCC board member Jacob Day talks about the value of a team, a network of peers and the support of church leadership in accomplishing the enormous job of a communications ...

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Church Communication Hero: The Dream of MLK
2 Comments » January 25, 2013

Church Communication Hero: The Dream of MLK

Martin Luther King Jr. gave the I have a dream speech, not the I have a plan speech. Inspiring people is more effective than informing them.

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Church Marketing Lab: Finished Works
No Comments » January 25, 2013

Church Marketing Lab: Finished Works

Did you know you can post completed works in the Church Marketing Lab? It's a great way to get feedback that makes your work better on your next project.

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Office Hours: Conferences & What’s Exciting
1 Comment » January 23, 2013

Office Hours: Conferences & What’s Exciting

Our own Justin Wise has online office hours and takes your questions. This week he talks about church conferences and three things he's done in the past year that were ...

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No Comments » January 22, 2013

Martin Luther King, Jr. on Time

"We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the hateful words and actions of the bad people but for the appalling silence of the good people."

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Job Board: Video & Communication Directors
No Comments » January 18, 2013

Job Board: Video & Communication Directors

Check out our Job Board for church communications positions in Washington, D.C., Texas, Tennessee, and more.

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Church Communication Hero: The Work of MLK
1 Comment » January 17, 2013

Church Communication Hero: The Work of MLK

Martin Luther King Jr. took action: “One of the great tragedies of life is that men seldom bridge the gulf between practice and profession, between doing and saying.”

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Church Communication Hero: The Words of MLK
No Comments » January 16, 2013

Church Communication Hero: The Words of MLK

Encouragement and inspiration for church communicators from the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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No Comments » January 15, 2013

Billy Graham on Sincerity

“Sincerity is the biggest part of selling anything—including the Christian plan of salvation.”

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Emily Elgin: Evacuate!
5 Comments » January 14, 2013

Emily Elgin: Evacuate!

CFCC board member Emily Elgin: "The single greatest thing churches can do to communicate better is to evacuate the building." She also talks resources, inspiration and the future of CFCC.

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Church Marketing Lab: Community Leaders
No Comments » January 11, 2013

Church Marketing Lab: Community Leaders

Community leaders are people in the Marketing Lab who have special experience and skills to help answer your design questions. Here's an introduction to the team.

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