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7 Ways to Build Relationships with Church Coworkers
No Comments » May 4, 2016

7 Ways to Build Relationships with Church Coworkers

Building relationships with church coworkers can make your life simpler and your job easier. Communication is all about relationships.

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Social Media: Taking the Time to Respond
1 Comment » May 3, 2016

Social Media: Taking the Time to Respond

The reality is every social media notification is a connection and relationship to the kingdom work that God is doing, and that elevates that conversation.

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How Email Automation Can Improve Ministry Communication
No Comments » May 2, 2016

How Email Automation Can Improve Ministry Communication

Email automation is a way to efficiently send timely messages and make your life easier. Plus you can better connect with your congregation and do ministry.

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Outstanding Church Customer Service on #cmschat
No Comments » April 29, 2016

Outstanding Church Customer Service on #cmschat

Last night's #cmschat on Twitter covered the church's greatest marketing opportunity—customer service.

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What Can You Control?: Making the Most of Your Position
No Comments » April 28, 2016

What Can You Control?: Making the Most of Your Position

Take initiative in the jobs you’re given, whether or not they are the jobs you wanted, and use those opportunities to showcase what you can do.

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#11: Quit Caring About a Dress Code

#11: Quit Caring About a Dress Code

Your Sunday best is a cultural tradition, not a biblical mandate. When churches strive to be respectable, they’re kind of missing the point.

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Communication Audit: 24 Potential Channels to Consider
No Comments » April 27, 2016

Communication Audit: 24 Potential Channels to Consider

When our church communication efforts are floundering, we're tempted to borrow ideas from other churches. But it might be time for a communication audit.

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San Antonio Certification Lab Recap
1 Comment » April 26, 2016

San Antonio Certification Lab Recap

We had 31 church communicators join us for the San Antonio Certification Lab, a small group training event that impacted over 40,000 people.

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5 Ways to Get Design Approval From Your Pastor
No Comments » April 25, 2016

5 Ways to Get Design Approval From Your Pastor

Pastors and graphic designers aren't always on the same page. Sometimes there's even friction. We've got some tips to help you work better together.

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Effective Crisis Communications for the Church on #cmschat
No Comments » April 22, 2016

Effective Crisis Communications for the Church on #cmschat

Last night's #cmschat on Twitter covered crisis communication. Does your church have a written plan and are you prepared?

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#5: Quit Saying You Welcome Everyone When You Don’t
No Comments » April 21, 2016

#5: Quit Saying You Welcome Everyone When You Don’t

In too many of our churches, we’re fooling ourselves into thinking we are welcoming when we really aren’t. It's time to quit.

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9 Ways Communicators Can Serve Their Pastor
No Comments » April 20, 2016

9 Ways Communicators Can Serve Their Pastor

Communication is vital, but it's subservient to a pastor's vision. So how do we serve our pastor's vision while still pursing great communication?

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San Antonio Certification Lab in Action
No Comments » April 18, 2016

San Antonio Certification Lab in Action

Collected tweets and pics from our 2016 Certification Lab in San Antonio, Texas, sharing insights and wisdom for church communicators.

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New Church Websites: What Works & What Doesn’t on #cmschat

New Church Websites: What Works & What Doesn’t on #cmschat

Last week's #cmschat on Twitter covered church websites: What's working and what isn't?

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Valuing Communication While Serving Your Pastor

Valuing Communication While Serving Your Pastor

I love church communicators and our mission to serve the church. But the greatest marketing in the world is a failure if it’s not serving your pastor.

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How Your Church Can Be a Voice in the 2016 Presidential Election
No Comments » April 13, 2016

How Your Church Can Be a Voice in the 2016 Presidential Election

In a divisive political season (and election), how can the church be a voice of grace, hope and love? We need to share the message of the gospel.

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Is Your Church Ready to Quit?
No Comments » April 11, 2016

Is Your Church Ready to Quit?

“That’s how we’ve always done it,” reigns in many churches. And they’re slowly dying because of it. It’s time for churches to quit.

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The Sunday Bulletin Episode
1 Comment » April 6, 2016

The Sunday Bulletin Episode

The podcast covers eight questions for you to think through as you evaluate and create your church bulletin to connect with your audience.

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