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2013 Church Communication Survey Preliminary Results
4 Comments » June 28, 2013

2013 Church Communication Survey Preliminary Results

Earlier this year we launched what we hope will become our annual church communication survey. We'll start by sharing some of the preliminary results about who we are as communicators ...

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8 Steps to Making Interior Signs Work For Your Church
1 Comment » June 26, 2013

8 Steps to Making Interior Signs Work For Your Church

Interior signage isn't as cool as developing a website or creating video for others, but it can be a vital part of your visitor experience and make their first visit ...

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Cheryl Marting on Simplicity
2 Comments » June 25, 2013

Cheryl Marting on Simplicity

"If you want to reach people and get them talking about the essence of who you are, make yourself accessible."

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Getting Started: Denisse Leon
No Comments » June 24, 2013

Getting Started: Denisse Leon

We talk with Denisse Leon, design manager at Phoenix First and recent Creative Missions participant about getting started in church communication.

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Creative Missions: Quick Videos
No Comments » June 21, 2013

Creative Missions: Quick Videos

Last month 30 church communicators served churches in Alaska and here's a look at what they accomplished: Three videos created in less than a week for local churches.

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Church Signs: Tips for Secondary Exterior Signs
No Comments » June 19, 2013

Church Signs: Tips for Secondary Exterior Signs

What do visitors to your church need to know from the moment they turn into the driveway until they step through the front door? Is there special parking? A specific ...

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Start: Punch Fear in the Face… by Jon Acuff
No Comments » June 18, 2013

Start: Punch Fear in the Face… by Jon Acuff

Jon Acuff's new book offers a challenge to churches that love to whiteboard about purpose, vision and ideas but don't actually get anything done. It's time to get started.

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Getting Started: David Hansen
2 Comments » June 17, 2013

Getting Started: David Hansen

David is the pastor of a rural Lutheran congregation in Texas. We talk about getting started, using social media and the challenges of communicating in a rural setting.

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Church Marketing Lab Round Up
No Comments » June 14, 2013

Church Marketing Lab Round Up

Ken Blanchard said, "feedback is the breakfast of champions." I happen to agree. Check out a few of the recent posts in the Church Marketing Lab.

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Church Signs: Tips for Your Primary Exterior Sign
9 Comments » June 12, 2013

Church Signs: Tips for Your Primary Exterior Sign

The sign out front creates a powerful first impression for your church. So what's on your sign?

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Getting Started: Dre’ Barnes
No Comments » June 10, 2013

Getting Started: Dre’ Barnes

We talk with Technology Director Dre' Barnes of Impact Church in Atlanta about getting started in church communication and the role technology can play.

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400% Growth Thanks to Creative Missions
1 Comment » June 7, 2013

400% Growth Thanks to Creative Missions

Andy Swart is the pastor of Metro Church and shares how a visit from Creative Missions in 2012 enabled his church to grow by 400% in eight months.

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Churches That Give It Away
8 Comments » June 5, 2013

Churches That Give It Away

Recently the Table Project, a private social network for your church, announced that they were being acquired by Gateway Church in Dallas. I love seeing churches giving back.

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Madeleine L’Engle on Outreach
2 Comments » June 4, 2013

Madeleine L’Engle on Outreach

“We draw people to Christ not by loudly discrediting what they believe... but by showing them a light.”

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Communicate How You Communicate
7 Comments » June 3, 2013

Communicate How You Communicate

Recently I was visiting a church and the pastor told his congregation the five ways to get more information about what's going on. I didn't realize how helpful that could ...

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