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6 Simple Ways to Make Your Church Easier to Find This Easter
No Comments » February 26, 2018

6 Simple Ways to Make Your Church Easier to Find This Easter

A visitor’s journey doesn't start with the initial greeting at your church. It starts online. Knowing that should motivate us to get serious about how our churches appear and rank ...

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Church Communication Hero: Billy Graham
1 Comment » February 21, 2018

Church Communication Hero: Billy Graham

Jesus said go into all the world and preach the gospel, and Billy Graham listened. He was perhaps the most well known church communicator of the 20th century.

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Avoiding the Fwoosh: Free Poetry Kit to Fight Stress

Avoiding the Fwoosh: Free Poetry Kit to Fight Stress

Really: poetry? Yes. We don't especially love poetry either, but some poetry-ish exercises can help you fight stress and be more creative. Give it a try!

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Partner with Churches in Calgary, Alberta Through Creative Missions
No Comments » February 19, 2018

Partner with Churches in Calgary, Alberta Through Creative Missions

Your financial support is vital as we prepare for our eighth Creative Missions trip to Calgary, Alberta, in May. Please join us in helping these churches.

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2017 CFCC Annual Report
No Comments » February 15, 2018

2017 CFCC Annual Report

Everything we do through the Center for Church Communication is about seeing more and more people saying, “That’s what church should be!”

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25 Easter Ideas
No Comments » February 14, 2018

25 Easter Ideas

We've got a collection of 25 Easter ideas to help you prepare for the biggest Sunday of the year, whether you need inspiration or want to cover your bases

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We All Make Mistakes: Typical Typo
2 Comments » February 12, 2018

We All Make Mistakes: Typical Typo

It's hardly a typical typo when it's in your mission statement and printed in thousands of annual reports. Oops. But we all make mistakes.

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We All Make Mistakes: Porn Star Poll
No Comments » February 7, 2018

We All Make Mistakes: Porn Star Poll

A simple Facebook poll about chili gets a little awkward when the oh-so-wrong GIF is selected. But hey, we all make mistakes. Let's learn from them.

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Pep Talk Live: Encouragement for Church Communicators
No Comments » February 5, 2018

Pep Talk Live: Encouragement for Church Communicators

Check out our Facebook Live event featuring Kelley Hartnett talking about her new book, You've Got This: A Pep Talk for Church Communicators.

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Hyperlocal Outreach & Evangelism

Hyperlocal Outreach & Evangelism

We're going local this month on Courageous Storytellers, offering resources to help your church reach out. It's time for hyperlocal outreach.

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31 Storyteller Resources
No Comments » January 31, 2018

31 Storyteller Resources

Storytelling is the buzzword these days, but how do you do it? We've got a list of the best storyteller resources, from free TED Talks to paid training.

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We All Make Mistakes Contest
No Comments » January 29, 2018

We All Make Mistakes Contest

Let's celebrate what we've learned from our church communication failures. Enter our 'We All Make Mistakes' contest and win a copy of You've Got This.

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We All Make Mistakes: The Mailer Mishap

We All Make Mistakes: The Mailer Mishap

Kelley describes an epic direct mail mistake she made. But you know what? It's OK. She told her pastor and moved on. Our mistakes do not define us.

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Share the Love: Valentine’s Day Social Media Graphics
No Comments » January 25, 2018

Share the Love: Valentine’s Day Social Media Graphics

Download our free collection of Valentine's Day social media graphics for your church, based on 1 Corinthians 13:4-8, and talk about true love.

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New Book: You’ve Got This by Kelley Hartnett
No Comments » January 24, 2018

New Book: You’ve Got This by Kelley Hartnett

Church communication is hard. We get it. But you know what? You've got this. Here's a pep talk for church communicators that's part hug and part first-bump.

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5 Lies to Overcome When Recruiting Tech Volunteers for Your Church
No Comments » January 22, 2018

5 Lies to Overcome When Recruiting Tech Volunteers for Your Church

As leaders, we should help people transcend their fears about volunteering. We can do that in two ways. First, we exemplify love and grace. Second, we address the lies that ...

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Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday: 15 Ways to Get Them Together
No Comments » January 17, 2018

Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday: 15 Ways to Get Them Together

Valentine's Day and Ash Wednesday land on the same day for the first time since 1945. It's an opportunity for your church to bring these two ideas together.

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Nate Lu: Creatives and Churches Have More in Common Than Not
No Comments » January 16, 2018

Nate Lu: Creatives and Churches Have More in Common Than Not

We asked new board member Nate Lu, "What's the single greatest thing you think churches can do to communicate better?" He said, "Try."

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