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Archive for August 2013

Certification Lab
No Comments » August 30, 2013

Certification Lab

Our two-day training event, the Certification Lab, is coming to Nashville in October with speakers Phil Bowdle, Stephen Brewster, Mark MacDonald and Gerry True.

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3 Lessons From the Civil Rights Movement
4 Comments » August 28, 2013

3 Lessons From the Civil Rights Movement

Designer Bobby Martin shares three simple lessons for churches from the civil rights movement: Document everything, no more committees and keep messaging straight-forward and direct.

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Stephen Proctor on Visual Worship
No Comments » August 27, 2013

Stephen Proctor on Visual Worship

"Visual worship is what happens in your soul."

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The March on Washington 50 Years Later
2 Comments » August 26, 2013

The March on Washington 50 Years Later

We talk with a group of church communicators about the civil rights movement on the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington.

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The Future of CFCC: Interview With the Board President
No Comments » August 23, 2013

The Future of CFCC: Interview With the Board President

David Uribe steps up to lead the board of our nonprofit parent, the Center for Church Communication, and talks about where we're headed.

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The March on Washington, Racism & Church Diversity With Trillia Newbell
10 Comments » August 21, 2013

The March on Washington, Racism & Church Diversity With Trillia Newbell

On the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington we talk with Trillia Newbell about racism, diversity and the church.

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Dawn Nicole Baldwin on Priority
2 Comments » August 20, 2013

Dawn Nicole Baldwin on Priority

"If we don't tell them what's important, then by default nothing becomes important."

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Getting Started: Adam Legg
3 Comments » August 19, 2013

Getting Started: Adam Legg

Adam Legg is the creative arts and communications pastor at the largest church in Alaska: "A lack of resources needs to be viewed as an opportunity, not a setback."

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Job Board: Motion Graphics & Digital Media Producer
No Comments » August 16, 2013

Job Board: Motion Graphics & Digital Media Producer

New church communication positions are open: Motion Graphics Video Editor, Graphic Designer, AVL Production Assistant, Director of Communications and Digital Media Producer.

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It’s Sad How Awesome Pope Francis Is
5 Comments » August 14, 2013

It’s Sad How Awesome Pope Francis Is

People are smitten with the pope. But it's sad how surprising it is that the most prominent Christian in the world is acting like Jesus. Shouldn't that be the norm?

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off-the-wall Article
1 Comment » August 13, 2013

Weekly Church Attenders Have the Best Sex

Married people, those who attended church weekly and people who had the fewest sexual partners had the best sex, according to the Family Research Council.

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Tim Peters on First-Time Guests
No Comments » August 13, 2013

Tim Peters on First-Time Guests

"If you have first time guests, you don't tell them where to go, you show them where to go."

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Getting Started: Jan Lynn
2 Comments » August 12, 2013

Getting Started: Jan Lynn

We talk getting started with Jan Lynn, communications director at Eastside Christian Church. Something she focuses on: “People don’t need one more thing to do.”

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Church Marketing Lab: Themed Designs
No Comments » August 9, 2013

Church Marketing Lab: Themed Designs

Some recent examples of multi-piece themed design in the Church Marketing Lab shows designs being used across several pieces or even formats.

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How to Make Billboards Work for Your Church
1 Comment » August 7, 2013

How to Make Billboards Work for Your Church

Too often we see church billboards gone wrong. How can you do them right? We talk about effective billboards for any church (yes, small churches included).

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