Crystal Kirkman

Crystal Kirkman is the communications director at First Christian Church in Decatur, Ill. She moonlights as a wife, mom and freelancer (go Illini!).

Crystal Kirkman's Posts:

Collaborating With Other Churches: Let’s Work Together
June 20, 2016

Collaborating With Other Churches: Let’s Work Together

What if your church collaborated with other churches in your community? What could happen? How would your community respond to that?

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Do-It-Yourself Retreat for Church Communicators
December 9, 2015

Do-It-Yourself Retreat for Church Communicators

Jesus was one busy dude, but even the Savior of the world made it a point to retreat to secluded places to connect with God. Book yourself a retreat now.

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Start With You: The Best Thing You Can Do for Your Church by Tim Peters
November 18, 2015

Start With You: The Best Thing You Can Do for Your Church by Tim Peters

Tim Peters has written a new e-book that will encourage you to become spiritually, relationally, physically and emotionally healthy.

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Your Digital Makeover by Steve Fogg
June 22, 2015

Your Digital Makeover by Steve Fogg

Your church needs to be online and have a strong digital strategy. Steve Fogg's free ebook explains five action steps for doing so.

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How to Handle Disagreements With Your Boss
February 17, 2015

How to Handle Disagreements With Your Boss

What do you do when your pastor has a really bad idea? Or they dismiss your great idea?

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Easter Stats: It’s the SuperBowl of Church
February 12, 2015

Easter Stats: It’s the SuperBowl of Church

Easter is the highest attended worship service of the year. The Easter stats speak for themselves. But how is your church getting ready to welcome visitors?

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Following up With Church Visitors
January 28, 2015

Following up With Church Visitors

A church's warm welcome should extend to follow-up calls checking in with visitors and inviting them to come back.

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Church Signs Go to the Supreme Court
January 21, 2015

Church Signs Go to the Supreme Court

A church in Arizona didn't like their town's restrictions on signs and has gone to court. The battle has gone all the way to the Supreme Court.

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Thanksgiving: Chaos to Calm
November 24, 2014

Thanksgiving: Chaos to Calm

Thanksgiving can often get lost in the rush to promote Christmas. Rather than feeling stressed, take this time to be thankful for all that we have.

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Struggles & Victories: First Christian Church
September 12, 2014

Struggles & Victories: First Christian Church

The woes and wins of church communication: Struggling with constant change and finding victory by connecting with others.

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