Archive for August 2016

5 Reasons to Use Video Announcements
4 Comments » August 31, 2016

5 Reasons to Use Video Announcements

When it comes to communication during weekend worship experiences, video announcements help with planning and make for shareable content on the web.

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A Week in the Life: Sarah Murry
No Comments » August 30, 2016

A Week in the Life: Sarah Murry

Communications Director Sarah Murry talks about overcoming sickness and printer issues while implementing a new creative request system.

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The Email Marketing for Churches Episode
1 Comment » August 29, 2016

The Email Marketing for Churches Episode

Churches of any size can capitalize on email and transform it into their strongest tool for communication. We explore how your church can do it.

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Facebook Live: Reaching More People for Your Church on #cmschat
No Comments » August 26, 2016

Facebook Live: Reaching More People for Your Church on #cmschat

Last night's #cmschat on Twitter covered how your church can effectively use Facebook Live to reach more people.

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Snapchat: An Introduction for Churches
No Comments » August 24, 2016

Snapchat: An Introduction for Churches

Snapchat is confusing, hard to use, weird and wow do I sound old. It's also bigger than Twitter and a powerful way your church can reach young people.

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Snapchat Geofilters for Churches
3 Comments » August 24, 2016

Snapchat Geofilters for Churches

For as little as $5 you can use Snapchat geofilters as a unique way to encourage people to capture and share what's happening at your church.

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A Week in the Life: Sherri Jones
No Comments » August 23, 2016

A Week in the Life: Sherri Jones

Marketing Director Sherri Jones talks about rolling out a new website, a big pastor appreciation event, and the power and confidence of a good team.

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Inspiration Over Information on Social Media
2 Comments » August 22, 2016

Inspiration Over Information on Social Media

Churches should use social media to share inspiration, not just the latest details. We look at examples of churches doing just that.

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How to Leverage Facebook Ads for Your Church on #cmschat
1 Comment » August 19, 2016

How to Leverage Facebook Ads for Your Church on #cmschat

Last night's #cmschat on Twitter covered how your church can leverage Facebook ads to reach new people.

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Switching to a Monthly Bulletin: Why & How
No Comments » August 17, 2016

Switching to a Monthly Bulletin: Why & How

The worship bulletin is the sacred cow of church communication. And my church took it on, shifting to a monthly bulletin. Here's why and how we did it.

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A Week in the Life: Shannon Whitehead
No Comments » August 16, 2016

A Week in the Life: Shannon Whitehead

Communications Coordinator Shannon Whitehead talks about the joy of creative meetings and the challenge of getting everything done each week.

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A Look at Non-Conventional Worship Services
2 Comments » August 16, 2016

A Look at Non-Conventional Worship Services

The traditional church service doesn't work for everybody. We explore examples of how you can bring that worship service to your community in a new way.

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How to Get the Most Out of Instagram Stories for Your Church on #cmschat
No Comments » August 12, 2016

How to Get the Most Out of Instagram Stories for Your Church on #cmschat

During last night's #cmschat on Twitter, Steve Fogg covered the new Instagram Stories and how your church can take advantage of the new feature.

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How to Find Stories to Tell at Your Church
No Comments » August 10, 2016

How to Find Stories to Tell at Your Church

Your church has some powerful stories to tell, but you can't share them if you don't know them. We explore active and passive ways to gather stories.

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A Week in the Life: Brooke Reeves
No Comments » August 9, 2016

A Week in the Life: Brooke Reeves

Church communicator Brooke Reeves: "I’m reminding myself to live in the moment and enjoy the crazy because God is doing incredible things in our church."

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