Archive for September 2015

Stop Making Outreach All About You
6 Comments » September 30, 2015

Stop Making Outreach All About You

Many of our messages to the community are self-centered. It’s time for the church to shift its approach from “Look at us” to “Let’s talk about you.”

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Integrated Communication
No Comments » September 29, 2015

Integrated Communication

"If your church is known for a bunch of ministry silos, then you're not doing church communication properly."

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4 Ways Your Church Can Use Social Media at Christmas
1 Comment » September 28, 2015

4 Ways Your Church Can Use Social Media at Christmas

There is a great opportunity to get your message out there on social media during the Christmas season. We've got four ways to maximize your message.

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The Value of Church Communications for Leaders on #cmschat
No Comments » September 25, 2015

The Value of Church Communications for Leaders on #cmschat

This week's #cmschat on Twitter covered how to communicate the value of communication to church leadership.

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Why Christian?: People Want to Know Why We Believe
No Comments » September 25, 2015

Why Christian?: People Want to Know Why We Believe

The question—why Christian?— is one of the most important questions churches can ask. The answer is literally the great commission.

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the-christian-walk Article
No Comments » September 24, 2015

What Does Your Community Need This Christmas?

“As you’re planning Christmas, think about what it is your community needs your church to be.”

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6 Ways to Overcome the Dreaded Church FAIL
4 Comments » September 23, 2015

6 Ways to Overcome the Dreaded Church FAIL

Just when you think everything is perfect, every typo caught and every detail correct, there it is: Church FAIL. We explore how to fix the fail.

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Surviving the Fall: Prioritizing & Staying Sane
No Comments » September 22, 2015

Surviving the Fall: Prioritizing & Staying Sane

How to survive the fall: "I don't know about the rest of you, but this particular season in church communication feels a little crazy making."

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The Communication Episode
No Comments » September 21, 2015

The Communication Episode

Dave Shrein talks with Ryan Holck about how utilizing the three c’s of communication will help your church communicate it's message more effectively.

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Remember How Radical Christmas Really Is
No Comments » September 21, 2015

Remember How Radical Christmas Really Is

Christmas is the story of a virgin mother and an illegitimate baby. It's never what we expect. Let's remember just how radical Christmas is.

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Planning Christmas on #cmschat
No Comments » September 18, 2015

Planning Christmas on #cmschat

We talk Christmas planning: what churches have done in the past, what you wish you could do better and general tips for planning and promoting Christmas.

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It’s All About Christmas Eve
1 Comment » September 17, 2015

It’s All About Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve offers that final, climactic dose of Christmas that people are craving. That's where your church should be.

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Christmas Contest: Why Is Christmas Special at Your Church?
No Comments » September 16, 2015

Christmas Contest: Why Is Christmas Special at Your Church?

We've got a new book coming out—God Rest Ye Stressed Communicators: Planning Christmas for Your Church. In the spirit of the season, we're giving it away.

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Too Early for Christmas?
1 Comment » September 16, 2015

Too Early for Christmas?

We're talking in Christmas in September. Isn't that too early? It's never too early to start planning Christmas for your church.

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Set the Stage: A Manifesto for Church Stage Design by Jonathan Malm
1 Comment » September 14, 2015

Set the Stage: A Manifesto for Church Stage Design by Jonathan Malm

Jonathan Malm explores the philosophical and practical realities of church stage design in this quick and helpful read.

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