Archive for October 2016

Announcing the Courageous Storytellers Membership Site
No Comments » October 31, 2016

Announcing the Courageous Storytellers Membership Site

We're launching a new resource, the Courageous Storytellers Membership Site, to bring you resources to make your life easier as a church communicator.

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How to Avoid Common Social Media Mishaps on #cmschat
No Comments » October 28, 2016

How to Avoid Common Social Media Mishaps on #cmschat

For last night's #cmschat on Twitter, we discussed how to avoid those embarrassing social media mistakes.

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Church Communication Blind Spots
No Comments » October 26, 2016

Church Communication Blind Spots

When we get stuck in our heads, we develop blind spots about welcoming church members and guests. I learned this lesson when thinking about our church's proximity to public transit.

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#162: Quit Politics
No Comments » October 24, 2016

#162: Quit Politics

Churches need to quit the divisiveness of politics and embrace the opportunity to speak hope and love without turning people away.

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Creative Event Promotions on #cmschat
No Comments » October 21, 2016

Creative Event Promotions on #cmschat

For last night's #cmschat on Twitter, we discussed creative ways to promote church events using communication and digital media.

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How to Transition Your Church to an Online Bulletin
1 Comment » October 19, 2016

How to Transition Your Church to an Online Bulletin

An online bulletin can save your church paper and money, while also giving you better metrics. We explore how one church made the transition.

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Election Day Communion: Churches Bringing Unity to Politics
No Comments » October 17, 2016

Election Day Communion: Churches Bringing Unity to Politics

In the midst of a divisive election, one group is encouraging churches to offer Election Day communion as a way to bring unity and hope.

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Jump-Starting Your 2017 Communication Plans on #cmschat
No Comments » October 14, 2016

Jump-Starting Your 2017 Communication Plans on #cmschat

For last night's #cmschat on Twitter we looked ahead to 2017 and talked about our dreams and goals for next year.

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How Your Church Can Repurpose Content
1 Comment » October 12, 2016

How Your Church Can Repurpose Content

By repurposing content, you increase the likelihood that the right audience will find your message, while you create a consistent brand story.

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7 Project Management Tips for Church Communicators
1 Comment » October 10, 2016

7 Project Management Tips for Church Communicators

How do you manage work that matters? Effective project management should help us work smarter, not harder. We've got some tips to help.

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Creating Compelling Video Announcements on #cmschat
No Comments » October 7, 2016

Creating Compelling Video Announcements on #cmschat

Last night's #cmschat on Twitter covered how to create compelling video announcements for your church.

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What Do You Do When Christmas Falls on a Sunday?
3 Comments » October 5, 2016

What Do You Do When Christmas Falls on a Sunday?

This year Christmas falls on a Sunday, creating a potential wrinkle for church communication plans as you seek to invite guests and leave time for family.

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Church Management Systems on #cmschat
No Comments » October 3, 2016

Church Management Systems on #cmschat

How church management systems can enhance your communication: a #cmschat discussion on Twitter about software and systems.

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Less Chaos. Less Noise. by Kem Meyer
No Comments » October 3, 2016

Less Chaos. Less Noise. by Kem Meyer

Kem Meyer's Less Chaos. Less Noise.: Effective Communications for an Effective Church updates her 2009 book with new examples and advice for church staff.

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Kem Meyer: The Church Needs Less Chaos, Less Noise
2 Comments » October 3, 2016

Kem Meyer: The Church Needs Less Chaos, Less Noise

Church communication guru Kem Meyer explains why the church needs less chaos and less noise, and she covers how communicators can get there.

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