Archive for February 2014

Church Marketing Podcast Update
No Comments » February 28, 2014

Church Marketing Podcast Update

Watch an update about the Church Marketing Podcast and learn some of the preliminary survey results.

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Church Marketing Lab: Easter Inspiration
No Comments » February 28, 2014

Church Marketing Lab: Easter Inspiration

The Easter countdown continues. Less than seven weeks until Palm Sunday and Holy Week (and Ash Wednesday is next week!).

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Design Basics: Moving Beyond Stock vs. Original Photography
4 Comments » February 26, 2014

Design Basics: Moving Beyond Stock vs. Original Photography

The stock vs. original photography debate rages on with pros and cons on both sides, but you can find some middle ground for your church.

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Helping Churches Communicate Better: 2013 Annual Report
No Comments » February 25, 2014

Helping Churches Communicate Better: 2013 Annual Report

"I have seen God bless so many people through the ministry of CFCC and am looking forward with excitement to what the next season holds." -David Uribe

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Steven Furtick and the Case of the Spontaneous Baptisms
12 Comments » February 24, 2014

Steven Furtick and the Case of the Spontaneous Baptisms

Steven Furtick's Elevation Church puts on not-so spontaneous baptisms, drawing critical fire and raising important questions for churches.

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2014 Creative Missions Deadline
No Comments » February 21, 2014

2014 Creative Missions Deadline

Consider serving with Creative Missions in Baltimore this year. But act quick, the deadline is Monday.

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Struggles & Victories: Mission Church
No Comments » February 20, 2014

Struggles & Victories: Mission Church

The woes and wins of church communication. Struggling with time and winning with the communication tool, If This Then That.

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Design Basics: 5 Things Designers Need to Teach Non-Designers
No Comments » February 19, 2014

Design Basics: 5 Things Designers Need to Teach Non-Designers

Rather than lord our specialized designer knowledge over the non-designer types, we need to help them understand the basics.

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Survey: Church Marketing Podcast
8 Comments » February 18, 2014

Survey: Church Marketing Podcast

We're launching a podcast and want your input. Take our quick, 6-question survey to share your thoughts and feedback.

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Church Creatives: Don’t Be Crushed By Comparison
4 Comments » February 17, 2014

Church Creatives: Don’t Be Crushed By Comparison

Teddy Roosevelt once said, “Comparison is the thief of joy.” Comparison can deflate your spirit and it's not how God defines success.

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Apply Now for Creative Missions 2014
No Comments » February 14, 2014

Apply Now for Creative Missions 2014

Ready to help serve churches with your communication skills? Join this year's Creative Missions trip to Baltimore in May. Application deadline is Feb. 24.

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Design Basics: Taking Church Typography Beyond Comic Sans
3 Comments » February 12, 2014

Design Basics: Taking Church Typography Beyond Comic Sans

Typography is an art. Learn the basics of fonts to evoke the proper feelings and avoid common mistakes (like Comic Sans).

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Design Basics: Help! My Pastor Pushed Me Down the Revision Rabbit Hole
4 Comments » February 10, 2014

Design Basics: Help! My Pastor Pushed Me Down the Revision Rabbit Hole

How to develop an effective design process that results in more successful projects, fewer delays and happier pastors.

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10 Weeks Until Easter: What’s Your Church Doing?
1 Comment » February 7, 2014

10 Weeks Until Easter: What’s Your Church Doing?

Easter is only 10 weeks away. What is your church doing? Share your ideas and plans in the Church Marketing Lab.

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Church Communication Hero: Anne Frank
No Comments » February 5, 2014

Church Communication Hero: Anne Frank

“Sometimes I very much doubt whether in the future anyone will be interested in all my tosh.” How wrong Anne Frank was.

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