Marcus Cylar

A former pastor in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Marcus Cylar is an author, editor, and doctor of ministry graduate of Ecumenical Theological Seminary in Detroit, where he studied church communications. He and his wife, Chariece, are consultants who help churches, educational institutions, nonprofits, and small businesses organize more intentionally, communicate more effectively and use technology with greater savvy.

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If Everybody Gives Online, Do We Still Pass the Plate?
No Comments » August 30, 2017

If Everybody Gives Online, Do We Still Pass the Plate?

Does your offering become awkward because people already gave online? We explore how to make the offering vital even if people don't give in that moment.

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Orlando to Ramadan: The Communication of Outreach
No Comments » June 22, 2016

Orlando to Ramadan: The Communication of Outreach

The Orlando shooting and a Ramadan outreach illustrate that as society changes, we must learn how to communicate and relate to people we disagree with.

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Pray for Your Pastor, Part 2: 4 Ways You Can Have Your Pastor’s Back
2 Comments » October 26, 2015

Pray for Your Pastor, Part 2: 4 Ways You Can Have Your Pastor’s Back

As a church communicator, you have a lot of influence over the vitality of your church than you realize. Your prayers lock you into your pastor's heart and vision, which ...

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Pray for Your Pastor, Part 1: The Role of a Church Communicator
4 Comments » October 19, 2015

Pray for Your Pastor, Part 1: The Role of a Church Communicator

As a church communicator, you have a lot of influence over the vitality of your church than you realize. When you pray for your pastor, you support your leadership in ...

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Church Communication Hero: Frederick Douglass
No Comments » January 15, 2014

Church Communication Hero: Frederick Douglass

A slave, turned free man, turned abolitionist used a holiday address to get in the faces of his oppressors. In this address, we find church communications gold.

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