Archive for May 2017

Not a Big Budget Church? Lower Your Expectations
1 Comment » May 31, 2017

Not a Big Budget Church? Lower Your Expectations

When we don't have big budgets or big communications teams, we need to lower our expectations so that we can pursue excellence.

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Why Bulletins Suck and You Should Burn Them All
1 Comment » May 24, 2017

Why Bulletins Suck and You Should Burn Them All

Want to get rid of your bulletin but facing pushback? We explore some of the common reasons for keeping a bulletin and why that rationale may not hold up.

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Free Dangerous Download
No Comments » May 22, 2017

Free Dangerous Download

Creative Missions literally wrote the book on church communication with Dangerous: A Go-to Guide for Church Communication. You can download a free sample.

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Follow Along With Creative Missions 2017
No Comments » May 22, 2017

Follow Along With Creative Missions 2017

28 church communicators are serving churches in Montana with Creative Missions. You can follow along as they help churches communicate better.

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How You Can Support Creative Missions 2017
No Comments » May 19, 2017

How You Can Support Creative Missions 2017

Church communicators are coming to Montana to help local churches communicate better. It's Creative Missions 2017. Here's how you can help.

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Church Websites: To Hub or Not to Hub
5 Comments » May 17, 2017

Church Websites: To Hub or Not to Hub

A hub is a website tool that offers next step information for your congregation, freeing up your main site to focus on visitors. We explore pros and cons.

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Multi-Site Bulletins: 5 Questions to Make Them Work
No Comments » May 15, 2017

Multi-Site Bulletins: 5 Questions to Make Them Work

How does a multi-site church do bulletins without recreating the wheel? We asked Life.Church. They print 45,000 bulletins across 26 campuses every week.

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Bulletin Bingo
No Comments » May 10, 2017

Bulletin Bingo

Download our handy bulletin bingo sheet, and see if your church's bulletin faux pas can score you a bingo! No cash prize, but do we offer helpful resources.

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Atlanta Intensive: A Game Changer
No Comments » May 8, 2017

Atlanta Intensive: A Game Changer

We love seeing the light bulb come on for church communicators, when they realize how to tackle their big problem. That's what happens at The Intensive.

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Bulletin Better
No Comments » May 4, 2017

Bulletin Better

Oh, bulletins. We love them. We hate them. But one thing's for sure—we want them better. This month Courageous Storytellers is focused on church bulletins.

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Mother’s Day: Free Graphics, Ideas & the Challenge
No Comments » May 3, 2017

Mother’s Day: Free Graphics, Ideas & the Challenge

We've got some free Mother's Day social graphics, ideas for how you can approach Mother's Day, and we'll unpack some issues surrounding this holiday.

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Why My Church is Sticking With a Print Bulletin
1 Comment » May 1, 2017

Why My Church is Sticking With a Print Bulletin

My church is sticking with a paper bulletin. It fits our culture, physical space, and purpose. It also helps with our services, which use liturgy.

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