Archive for the ‘Evangelism & Outreach’ Category

The Church Is Not Respectable
1 Comment » January 4, 2016

The Church Is Not Respectable

When churches strive to be respectable, they're kind of missing the point. Jesus didn't worry about dress codes or cultural norms of respectability.

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A Different Approach to Church Signs: It Is Going to Be OK
4 Comments » October 28, 2015

A Different Approach to Church Signs: It Is Going to Be OK

Should church signs advertise upcoming events or groan-worthy puns? One church decided their sign could do something more: give hope.

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Connecting With Christmas Guests Who Won’t Come Back
No Comments » October 12, 2015

Connecting With Christmas Guests Who Won’t Come Back

Lots of people show up for Christmas services, but what can you do to connect with guests who will likely never come back?

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By the Numbers: Guests, Attendance and the Back Door
1 Comment » October 7, 2015

By the Numbers: Guests, Attendance and the Back Door

Statistics show we're losing visitors quickly. Is your church doing its best to invite, interact with, follow up and retain the new people who walk in?

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Stop Making Outreach All About You
6 Comments » September 30, 2015

Stop Making Outreach All About You

Many of our messages to the community are self-centered. It’s time for the church to shift its approach from “Look at us” to “Let’s talk about you.”

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4 Ways Your Church Can Use Social Media at Christmas
1 Comment » September 28, 2015

4 Ways Your Church Can Use Social Media at Christmas

There is a great opportunity to get your message out there on social media during the Christmas season. We've got four ways to maximize your message.

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Mother’s Day: Third Most Popular Sunday
2 Comments » April 29, 2015

Mother’s Day: Third Most Popular Sunday

Mother's Day is the third most attended Sunday of the year, but let's avoid some of the pitfalls of the day, from stereotypes to insensitivity.

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Easter Marketing Campaign: Found at Church
1 Comment » April 13, 2015

Easter Marketing Campaign: Found at Church

Most people already know about Easter, so Eagle Brook Church launched a spring campaign to engage people and answer what they found at church.

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Easter Film: Crowd-Funded Video is Inspiring
No Comments » April 9, 2015

Easter Film: Crowd-Funded Video is Inspiring

Watch this crowd-funded Easter film about Mary Magdalene created by a church in Ohio with help from Indiegogo supporters.

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Cleve Persinger: A Church Communications Missionary
No Comments » April 1, 2015

Cleve Persinger: A Church Communications Missionary

We talk with new CFCC board member Cleve Persinger about Creative Missions and the role of communicators in moving churches forward.

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21 Ideas For Promoting Your Easter Services From #cmschat
2 Comments » February 25, 2015

21 Ideas For Promoting Your Easter Services From #cmschat

Our weekly #cmschat covered tips and ideas for promoting Easter services. Here are the best ideas. Check them out and add your own.

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How to Welcome Easter Visitors
No Comments » February 23, 2015

How to Welcome Easter Visitors

Easter is coming quickly, so we sat down with Unwelcome author Jonathan Malm to talk about how your church can welcome Easter visitors.

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Easter Stats: It’s the SuperBowl of Church
1 Comment » 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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Church Signs Go to the Supreme Court
1 Comment » 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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Easter Film Produced by Ohio Church & Indiegogo
1 Comment » January 15, 2015

Easter Film Produced by Ohio Church & Indiegogo

An Ohio church is producing a film for Easter and turning to crowdsourcing site Indiegogo to complete the production budget.

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