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The Church Communicator’s Last-Minute Christmas Checklist
No Comments » December 11, 2017

The Church Communicator’s Last-Minute Christmas Checklist

Christmas is a crazy time at church. You know it, and I know it. Let's keep the panic and chaos to a dull roar by employing a last-minute Christmas checklist.

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You Might Need More Interruptions
No Comments » December 8, 2017

You Might Need More Interruptions

Disruptions come and go, especially during this season. Imagine the extreme interruption Mary faced. But when God interrupts, the best response is yes.

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Loving & Laughing With the Church Curmudgeon
No Comments » December 6, 2017

Loving & Laughing With the Church Curmudgeon

The funny tweets of the Church Curmudgeon are now available in book form. Read our Q&A, give it as a gift, and members can grab a free excerpt.

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Pressing Pause
No Comments » December 4, 2017

Pressing Pause

We invite church communicators to press pause in the midst of the crazy Christmas season and take time to reflect, think ahead, and laugh.

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Free 7-Day Advent Devotional
No Comments » November 29, 2017

Free 7-Day Advent Devotional

Let the craziness of the season fall away and hear the voice of God. Be renewed as you approach your Christmas task list. Download this 7-day devotional.

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Why Your Church Needs Photo Permissions
No Comments » November 27, 2017

Why Your Church Needs Photo Permissions

With the constant sharing of photos on social media, it’s tempting to play fast and loose with the photos you’ve taken. However, the church needs to be extra sensitive in ...

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A 10-Course Thanksgiving Thank You for Church Communicators
1 Comment » November 22, 2017

A 10-Course Thanksgiving Thank You for Church Communicators

Church communicators, today, we give thanks for you and all that you do. Happy Thanksgiving! We've got 10 reasons why we're thankful for you.

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Christmas Greetings From Stephen Brewster
No Comments » November 20, 2017

Christmas Greetings From Stephen Brewster

A Christmas encouragement video from Stephen Brewster: "Make your best stuff. This is your moment. You got this." And... tattoo your forehead?

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Executive Director Chuck Scoggins Resigns
No Comments » November 17, 2017

Executive Director Chuck Scoggins Resigns

Our nonprofit parent, the Center for Church Communication, is sad to announce the resignation of Executive Director Chuck Scoggins.

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How to Get 3X More Likes on Your Next Facebook Post
No Comments » November 15, 2017

How to Get 3X More Likes on Your Next Facebook Post

We analyzed hundreds of church Facebook posts to see what gets the most engagement. The answer? Video. Here's how you can put it to work for your church.

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5 Go-to Design Tools for Church Communicators
1 Comment » November 13, 2017

5 Go-to Design Tools for Church Communicators

We talk about design tools and processes a lot. But let's be real: Who has time to comb through search results? Now you don't have to. Check out my list ...

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7 Ways Churches Can Use Twitter’s 280 Characters (Don’t Tweet Sermons)
No Comments » November 8, 2017

7 Ways Churches Can Use Twitter’s 280 Characters (Don’t Tweet Sermons)

Twitter upped its character limit from 140 to 280 characters. How should your church wield this wordy new wonder? We've got 7 ideas to help you out.

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Is Church Clarity the Church’s Decoder Ring?

Is Church Clarity the Church’s Decoder Ring?

Church Clarity is asking churches to be clear about where they stand on LGBTQ issues. We look at the pros and cons—and explore how churches should respond.

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The Social Christian: Bringing Jesus to Social Media
19 Comments » November 6, 2017

The Social Christian: Bringing Jesus to Social Media

Our churches offer teaching on marriage, parenting, and even finances. Why don't we teach social media? Help your congregation communicate well.

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The Social Christian: A Theological Exploration of Social Media

The Social Christian: A Theological Exploration of Social Media

Social media is a community that needs Jesus. Christians have a responsibility to represent Christ through their status updates, photos, and interactions.

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Email Forever: How to Do Email Marketing
No Comments » November 1, 2017

Email Forever: How to Do Email Marketing

Email is one of the most effective means of reaching people—assuming you're doing it well. We can help with these Courageous Storytellers resources.

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All Saints’ Day: Heroes Giving Hope
No Comments » October 31, 2017

All Saints’ Day: Heroes Giving Hope

All Saints' Day is about remembering those who have gone before us, whether they're venerated saints or quiet Christians. Who are your heroes?

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6 Ways Churches Can Do Better at Welcoming the Stranger
No Comments » October 30, 2017

6 Ways Churches Can Do Better at Welcoming the Stranger

We talked with a church outsider—who still loves the church—about how churches can do better at welcoming guests (especially reluctant guests).

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