Archive for September 2016

6 Simple Christmas Ideas
No Comments » September 28, 2016

6 Simple Christmas Ideas

Christmas is coming, and it's time for your church to start planning. We've got some simple ideas to get you going, from social media to reaching out.

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Close the Generational Communication Gap
1 Comment » September 26, 2016

Close the Generational Communication Gap

To close a generational communication gap, you need to do three things: commit to relevance and intentionality, correct assumptions and respect everyone.

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Church Communication Project Management on #cmschat
No Comments » September 23, 2016

Church Communication Project Management on #cmschat

How do you manage work that matters? The #cmschat on Twitter covers church communication project management.

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Churches Still Aren’t Listening on Social Media
1 Comment » September 21, 2016

Churches Still Aren’t Listening on Social Media

We tested church responsiveness on Twitter, and the results are not good. Social media is supposed to be social, but churches aren't listening.

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Jeanette Yates: Finding Help in Community
No Comments » September 19, 2016

Jeanette Yates: Finding Help in Community

Thrust into her job, church communicator Jeanette Yates felt overwhelmed and ready to quit. She turned to Google and stumbled upon a community ready to help.

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Christmas Ideas to Share Your Message on #cmschat
No Comments » September 16, 2016

Christmas Ideas to Share Your Message on #cmschat

With 100 days until Christmas, last night's #cmschat covered Christmas ideas to help your church spread the good news.

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How to Survive the Fall
No Comments » September 14, 2016

How to Survive the Fall

Everything ramps up at church in the fall. How do you survive it all? We've got two tips: 1) Go back to the basics and 2) Cut something.

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52 Ways to Reinvigorate Your Creativity
No Comments » September 12, 2016

52 Ways to Reinvigorate Your Creativity

Do you feel like your creativity is flagging a bit? It happens. We've got some ideas—52 to be exact—to get your creative juices flowing again.

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Church Comm Hacks: Doing It Well When You Can’t Do It All on #cmschat
No Comments » September 9, 2016

Church Comm Hacks: Doing It Well When You Can’t Do It All on #cmschat

For last night's #cmschat on Twitter, Jeanette Yates led a conversation about how to do church communication well when you're overwhelmed.

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Creative Missions 2016: Branding
1 Comment » September 7, 2016

Creative Missions 2016: Branding

Branding visually communicates who the church is and what it does. It encompasses logos, connection cards and, yes, the age-old bulletin.

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How to Harness Text Messaging for Your Church on #cmschat
No Comments » September 2, 2016

How to Harness Text Messaging for Your Church on #cmschat

Last night's #cmschat on Twitter covered how your church can harness the power of text messaging.

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