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It’s Time for Your Church to Quit
No Comments » August 3, 2015

It’s Time for Your Church to Quit

Are you ready to be a quitter? When we have the courage to quit, God has more room to move. What does your church need to quit?

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Church Communicators’ Roundtable on #cmschat
No Comments » July 31, 2015

Church Communicators’ Roundtable on #cmschat

Last night during the #cmschat on Twitter, we opened up the floor for anyone to ask questions about church communications in a roundtable format.

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Certification Lab Date Change & Resources
No Comments » July 30, 2015

Certification Lab Date Change & Resources

Dates for the upcoming Certification Lab events and helpful resources from our instructors that showcase the value of Certification Lab.

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7 Characteristics to Look for in Your Church’s Communications Director 
2 Comments » July 29, 2015

7 Characteristics to Look for in Your Church’s Communications Director 

Even without the explosion of social media, most churches need a communications director. Learn some characteristics to look for when hiring someone new.

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4 Steps To Effectively Communicate Your Pastor’s Transition
No Comments » July 27, 2015

4 Steps To Effectively Communicate Your Pastor’s Transition

Losing a pastor is hard for a church, and it can be messy. A key part of a healthy pastoral transition is a clear and intentional communication plan.

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Top Free/Paid Tools for Your Church on #cmschat
No Comments » July 24, 2015

Top Free/Paid Tools for Your Church on #cmschat

For last night's #cmschat on Twitter, we talked about online tools. We looked at some of the top paid and free ones as well as which are the favorites.

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How to Hire a Social Media “Expert”
6 Comments » July 22, 2015

How to Hire a Social Media “Expert”

Anyone can claim to be a social media "expert." But can those same people prove it? Your church needs true experts to help craft effective strategy.

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The Communication Schedule Episode
No Comments » July 20, 2015

The Communication Schedule Episode

Our own editor Kevin D. Hendricks talks about curating content and creating a communication schedule for your church in the latest episode of our podcast.

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How to Manage Content for Your Church

How to Manage Content for Your Church

Most churches are creating lots of content—it can really help to organize it. We share extra tips from our recent Church Marketing Podcast.

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How to Leverage Instagram for Your Church on #cmschat
No Comments » July 17, 2015

How to Leverage Instagram for Your Church on #cmschat

Last night on the #cmschat on Twitter we covered Instagram. We talked why, what and how for this image-based social media platform.

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Lost Generation
No Comments » July 15, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Lost Generation

If you're not willing to extend God's peace, then take down your cross and be the social club you apparently are. Now you're creating a lost generation.

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Church Video Production for Newbies
No Comments » July 13, 2015

Church Video Production for Newbies

You don't have to be a big budget megachurch or a production expert to create high quality videos. We've got video production tips for the novice.

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How Your Church Can Leverage SEO and SEM on #cmschat
No Comments » July 10, 2015

How Your Church Can Leverage SEO and SEM on #cmschat

Last night's #cmschat on Twitter centered on creating SEO within the church's website, why this is important and how to do it well.

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Announcing 2015-2016 Certification Lab Dates
1 Comment » July 9, 2015

Announcing 2015-2016 Certification Lab Dates

We're announcing dates and locations for 2015-2016 Certification Labs, including a new Advanced Certification Lab.

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Children’s Ministry Fail
1 Comment » July 8, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Children’s Ministry Fail

Lurking in the back of every parent's mind is the history of child abuse cases in the church. Lack of parental reassurance? Children's ministry fail.

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7 Reasons Why Your Church Needs Mobile Giving
8 Comments » July 6, 2015

7 Reasons Why Your Church Needs Mobile Giving

Mobile giving has become a our way of life with smartphones and PayPal. But why does the church continue to use offering plates?

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Creating a Church Communication Strategy on #cmschat
No Comments » July 3, 2015

Creating a Church Communication Strategy on #cmschat

Last night's #cmschat on Twitter discussed building a church communication strategy, how to do so and why it is important.

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Church Marketing Interns: Get Some Help
1 Comment » July 1, 2015

Church Marketing Interns: Get Some Help

Could you use some interns? Learn how to choose between hiring a seminary student or college intern to help out at your church.

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