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Archive for February 2013

Tell Me a Story by Scott McClellan
3 Comments » February 27, 2013

Tell Me a Story by Scott McClellan

A good story needs conflict. This book explores how story works and can offer us insight as we seek to live out the one true story of the gospel.

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The Billboard Problem
5 Comments » February 27, 2013

The Billboard Problem

The modern American church’s affinity for billboards has been well documented because, let’s face it, we’ve produced our share of terrible signage. But if we’re to announce the kingdom of ...

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Matt Knisely on Feeling
No Comments » February 26, 2013

Matt Knisely on Feeling

"As artists, communicators, marketers, and storytellers don't try to make people feel good. Just make them feel."

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Church Design Basics
5 Comments » February 25, 2013

Church Design Basics

A quick primer on church design covering branding & identity, sermon branding, and promotions & advertising. It's a preview of the kind of help Creative Missions churches will get.

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Church Marketing Lab: Ready for Easter
No Comments » February 22, 2013

Church Marketing Lab: Ready for Easter

We're entering Easter season and recent posts in the Church Marketing Lab are evidence. Check out some of the latest designs.

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Facebook Evangelist
11 Comments » February 20, 2013

Facebook Evangelist

The new family visiting our church came because someone kept posting exciting things about our church on Facebook. That person is our Facebook Evangelist. Your church should have one too.

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quotes Article
1 Comment » February 19, 2013

Diana Butler Bass on Social Media

"With social media, you have the chance to be the Lutherans that Luther imagined."

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Top 5 Elements for a Church Site
4 Comments » February 18, 2013

Top 5 Elements for a Church Site

All church websites need to clearly address these five basic questions: Who, what, when, where and how. Easy, huh?

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Job Board: Web Director, Video Producer & Design Director
No Comments » February 15, 2013

Job Board: Web Director, Video Producer & Design Director

Are you looking for a job in church communications? The CFCC Job Board has some listings in North Carolina, Texas and Arizona that you might be interested in.

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Q&A With a Creative Missionary: Jon Rogers
2 Comments » February 13, 2013

Q&A With a Creative Missionary: Jon Rogers

Creative Missions is going north to Alaska. We talk with alumni Jon Rogers. How did it help him? "It fulfills me in ways many projects and jobs have not."

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Church Communication Hero: Madeleine L’Engle
1 Comment » February 13, 2013

Church Communication Hero: Madeleine L’Engle

She fueled her creativity with challenges and doubts, overcoming rejection to become a celebrated author. She also worked in a church and understands our unique problems.

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Walking on Water by Madeleine L’Engle
1 Comment » February 13, 2013

Walking on Water by Madeleine L’Engle

Newbery winning author Madeleine L'Engle attempts to explain a Christian approach to art in her classic book Walking on Water: Reflections on Faith and Art.

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Heath Mullikin on New People
2 Comments » February 12, 2013

Heath Mullikin on New People

"Lots of people pray for God to send new people to their church. Few accept the folks God actually sends."

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Q&A With a Creative Missionary: Joe Porter
No Comments » February 11, 2013

Q&A With a Creative Missionary: Joe Porter

Creative Missions is going north to Alaska. We talk with alumni Joe Porter about his experience. How did it help him? "It has made me excited about the local church..."

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Church Marketing Lab: Aliens, Books & Roots
No Comments » February 8, 2013

Church Marketing Lab: Aliens, Books & Roots

There have been some fantastic compositions posted recently in the Church Marketing Lab. If you haven't been there lately, you're really missing out.

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