Archive for October 2015

A Different Approach to Church Signs: It Is Going to Be OK
4 Comments » October 28, 2015

A Different Approach to Church Signs: It Is Going to Be OK

Should church signs advertise upcoming events or groan-worthy puns? One church decided their sign could do something more: give hope.

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Not Just Maintaining
No Comments » October 27, 2015

Not Just Maintaining

"You can easily be in maintenance mode as a communications leader, constantly trying to keep your head above water."

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Pray for Your Pastor, Part 2: 4 Ways You Can Have Your Pastor’s Back
2 Comments » October 26, 2015

Pray for Your Pastor, Part 2: 4 Ways You Can Have Your Pastor’s Back

As a church communicator, you have a lot of influence over the vitality of your church than you realize. Your prayers lock you into your pastor's heart and vision, which ...

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10 Characteristics of Effective Church Communication on #cmschat
No Comments » October 23, 2015

10 Characteristics of Effective Church Communication on #cmschat

Last night's #cmschat on Twitter covered bigger picture strategy and effectiveness questions instead of specific tools or tactics.

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Connecting With Visitors at the Virtual Fireplace
1 Comment » October 21, 2015

Connecting With Visitors at the Virtual Fireplace

One church implements a virtual check-in for visitors using texting technology to make it easier for visitors to connect and get questions answered.

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Using Technology: Texting & Tools
2 Comments » October 20, 2015

Using Technology: Texting & Tools

"A lot of times we get caught up with methods, when the truth is methods change but message never changes."

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Rebuild by Marcus Cylar
No Comments » October 19, 2015

Rebuild by Marcus Cylar

Too many pastors end up burned out and walk away from ministry. The result can be a communication nightmare. So let's support our pastors.

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Pray for Your Pastor, Part 1: The Role of a Church Communicator
4 Comments » October 19, 2015

Pray for Your Pastor, Part 1: The Role of a Church Communicator

As a church communicator, you have a lot of influence over the vitality of your church than you realize. When you pray for your pastor, you support your leadership in ...

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How Periscope Can Improve Your Church Communication on #cmschat
No Comments » October 16, 2015

How Periscope Can Improve Your Church Communication on #cmschat

Last night's #cmschat on Twitter covered how Periscope can improve your church communication.

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404 Error Pages: 11 Examples of Churches Doing Errors Right
3 Comments » October 14, 2015

404 Error Pages: 11 Examples of Churches Doing Errors Right

The 404 error page is the broken relationship of the Internet. It's where you end up when a link goes wrong. We look at how churches can use error pages.

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Awesome Christmas Social Media on #cmschat
No Comments » October 13, 2015

Awesome Christmas Social Media on #cmschat

Last week's #cmschat on Twitter covered how to create awesome Christmas social media.

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Leading Up
No Comments » October 13, 2015

Leading Up

Gerry True explains leading up: "Sometimes you have to lead up in a way that helps senior leaders see an idea they've never seen before."

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Connecting With Christmas Guests Who Won’t Come Back
No Comments » October 12, 2015

Connecting With Christmas Guests Who Won’t Come Back

Lots of people show up for Christmas services, but what can you do to connect with guests who will likely never come back?

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By the Numbers: Guests, Attendance and the Back Door
1 Comment » October 7, 2015

By the Numbers: Guests, Attendance and the Back Door

Statistics show we're losing visitors quickly. Is your church doing its best to invite, interact with, follow up and retain the new people who walk in?

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Christmas Book Now Available: God Rest Ye Stressed Communicators
No Comments » October 5, 2015

Christmas Book Now Available: God Rest Ye Stressed Communicators

Our new Christmas book, God Rest Ye Stressed Communicators: Planning Christmas for Your Church, is now available. Take advantage of the launch week sale.

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