Mark MacDonald

Mark MacDonald is a Bible teacher, speaker, author of Be Known For Something, and communication strategist for BeKnownForSomething.com. He empowers churches to become known for something relevant (a communication thread) throughout their ministries, websites, and social media. Mark is also a Center for Church Communication board member and serves with The Intensive.

Mark MacDonald's Posts:

How to Revitalize Your Church’s Reputation
1 Comment » April 10, 2017

How to Revitalize Your Church’s Reputation

The church has a reputation problem, and it's keeping people outside the doors. Here's how we can revitalize our reputations so that people will want to know Jesus and his ...

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Play Well With Others: How to Encourage Cooperation
1 Comment » August 26, 2015

Play Well With Others: How to Encourage Cooperation

Too often ministries build silos, protect their turf and do their own thing. It's your job to get everyone working together toward the same goal.

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7 Ways to Kill Your Bulletin
9 Comments » April 15, 2015

7 Ways to Kill Your Bulletin

The world is moving away from print and toward digital resources, yet the church clings to its printed bulletin. Here's how to kill your bulletin.

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Do They Fit the Box: Gift Wrap & Time Management
1 Comment » December 17, 2014

Do They Fit the Box: Gift Wrap & Time Management

When wrapping a gift it needs to fit in the box. The same is true for your responsibilities. Your church can't communicate well if you're stretched too thin.

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Church Decline: Would Anyone Notice if Your Church Disappeared?
No Comments » October 6, 2014

Church Decline: Would Anyone Notice if Your Church Disappeared?

Communities are growing, but churches are in decline. Does your community know what your church offers? If you church was forced to close its doors, would anyone notice?

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Know Thyself
1 Comment » June 18, 2014

Know Thyself

You'll be a better communicator for your church when you know yourself. What are your strengths and limitations? What drives you?

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Church Video Editing: Crucial, Not Controversial (Until Driscoll Does It)
No Comments » June 4, 2014

Church Video Editing: Crucial, Not Controversial (Until Driscoll Does It)

Recent allegations accuse Mark Driscoll of editing his sermon videos. But churches should be editing videos to make them more watchable.

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Certification Lab is Coming to Atlanta
No Comments » March 27, 2014

Certification Lab is Coming to Atlanta

We're pleased to announce our second Certification Lab for church communicators. It's coming June 9-10 to Atlanta and it's just what you need.

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Landing a Job: 7 Interview Tips
3 Comments » January 6, 2014

Landing a Job: 7 Interview Tips

Nailing the interview is a necessary part of landing a job. An industry veteran shares tips for how to prepare for your interview.

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Landing a Job: 9 Things I Wish I Learned in School
1 Comment » December 18, 2013

Landing a Job: 9 Things I Wish I Learned in School

When you're starting out in church communication it's always wise to learn from those who have gone before. Nearly three decades of experience is enough, right?

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Volunteers Live Longer
2 Comments » September 11, 2013

Volunteers Live Longer

Volunteers need to consider the benefits, the needs and the cost of volunteering. Leaders also need to consider it and need to make sure their volunteers are too.

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