Archive for November 2013

A Roundup of Thanks
No Comments » November 27, 2013

A Roundup of Thanks

We're sharing a collection of links early this week before the inevitable turkey coma. We've got Thanksgiving goodness, more from the pope, inspiring photos and 20 words from Kid President.

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Walking a Mile: How We Help Matters
5 Comments » November 27, 2013

Walking a Mile: How We Help Matters

A church in Florida collected 700 shoes for a local homeless shelter. That's cool. But is it the best way to help? We explore the importance of how we communicate.

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Harriet Tubman on Perseverance
No Comments » November 26, 2013

Harriet Tubman on Perseverance

"If you hear the dogs, keep going. If you see the torches in the woods, keep going. If there’s shouting after you, keep going. Don’t ever stop. Keep going."

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Be Thankful for Your Responsibility
2 Comments » November 25, 2013

Be Thankful for Your Responsibility

Maybe you've forgotten the joy of that first day and the wonder of what we do. You've given in to the grind. But today is a new day.

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Encouraging Goodies
No Comments » November 22, 2013

Encouraging Goodies

We've got a collection of Friday goodies, including a Thanksgiving tip, Christmas ideas, signage, debates over crowdsourcing and communion, getting ready for Easter and a "values enforcer" video.

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Ebook Bundle
No Comments » November 22, 2013

Ebook Bundle

We've collected our three ebooks, Outspoken, Dangerous and Church Communication Heroes Volume 1 into a single bundle just in time for Christmas. We also have multi-copy packs available.

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6 Ways You Can Promote Your Christmas Series or Event
2 Comments » November 20, 2013

6 Ways You Can Promote Your Christmas Series or Event

Christmas is coming up fast, but there's still time to promote your Christmas series, events or services and get more people to hear the hope of the season.

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Vincent van Gogh on Style
No Comments » November 19, 2013

Vincent van Gogh on Style

"Occasionally, in times of worry, I’ve longed to be stylish, but on second thought I say no—just let me be myself."

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The Temptation of Crowdsourcing
9 Comments » November 18, 2013

The Temptation of Crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing is a fast, easy and cheap way to get your design work done. Michael Hyatt recommends it. We're not so sure. A look at the pros and cons.

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It’s a Friday Collection of Goodies
No Comments » November 15, 2013

It’s a Friday Collection of Goodies

Time for some Friday afternoon "research": Gender & crowdsourcing fights, social media goodies, face-palms galore, typographic treats and some photographic fun.

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Who’s Your Hero?
1 Comment » November 15, 2013

Who’s Your Hero?

We all need inspiration. Check out the inspiring stories of 15 heroes chronicled in our new ebook, Church Communication Heroes Volume 1.

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Gender Diversity & The Nines
5 Comments » November 13, 2013

Gender Diversity & The Nines

There were 110 speakers at this year's The Nines conference, and only four were women. That sparked a debate and can offer lessons for how churches approach diversity.

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The Geography of Christmas
2 Comments » November 13, 2013

The Geography of Christmas

You won't get a white Christmas in Phoenix. It has a huge impact on how people celebrate Christmas and churches need to take notice.

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Oscar Romero on the Church
No Comments » November 12, 2013

Oscar Romero on the Church

"This faith, like a lamp burning in the night, will light up the darkness until the morning star arises."

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Getting Started: Dave May
3 Comments » November 11, 2013

Getting Started: Dave May

Church communication lessons from down under as we talk to Dave May, a communications director at City on a Hill church in Melbourne, Australia.

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