Archive for the ‘Examples’ Category

Christmas as an On-Ramp For Your Church
No Comments » November 7, 2016

Christmas as an On-Ramp For Your Church

Christmas is coming! The songs and carols, the gifts and parties, the people and shoppers, the guests to your church. Are you ready?

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How to Transition Your Church to an Online Bulletin
1 Comment » October 19, 2016

How to Transition Your Church to an Online Bulletin

An online bulletin can save your church paper and money, while also giving you better metrics. We explore how one church made the transition.

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Election Day Communion: Churches Bringing Unity to Politics
No Comments » October 17, 2016

Election Day Communion: Churches Bringing Unity to Politics

In the midst of a divisive election, one group is encouraging churches to offer Election Day communion as a way to bring unity and hope.

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Inspiration Over Information on Social Media
2 Comments » August 22, 2016

Inspiration Over Information on Social Media

Churches should use social media to share inspiration, not just the latest details. We look at examples of churches doing just that.

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A Look at Non-Conventional Worship Services
1 Comment » August 16, 2016

A Look at Non-Conventional Worship Services

The traditional church service doesn't work for everybody. We explore examples of how you can bring that worship service to your community in a new way.

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Church Email Newsletters: Specific Strategy Tips
4 Comments » March 7, 2016

Church Email Newsletters: Specific Strategy Tips

Does your church send out a lot of emails without much thought to content or consistency? Hear how one church staffer led a team to create a new strategy for ...

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Get Out of the Sanctuary & Into the Streets
No Comments » February 17, 2016

Get Out of the Sanctuary & Into the Streets

Churchgoers love church, but outsiders don't. The church can no longer assume people want to come to us. We need to get out and go where the people are.

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Ashes to Go: Taking Church to the Streets
No Comments » February 8, 2016

Ashes to Go: Taking Church to the Streets

The traditional Ash Wednesday service takes to the streets with Ashes to Go, a reminder for churches to go and do the gospel in their neighborhoods.

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Favorite Easter Service
No Comments » January 28, 2016

Favorite Easter Service

We asked five church communicators about their favorite Easter service. They talked about sunrise services, connecting with people and dramatic moments.

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Promoting Easter: What Works?
No Comments » January 26, 2016

Promoting Easter: What Works?

We asked six church communicators about the most effective way of promoting Easter. A theme quickly developed: Empowering and equipping your congregation.

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Identifying Problems & Barriers: Christmas Light Display
No Comments » December 10, 2015

Identifying Problems & Barriers: Christmas Light Display

Creative ideas aren't magic. They requires identifying problems and addressing barriers. Which is how this church Christmas light display came to be.

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Christmas Service to Bless Families
No Comments » December 2, 2015

Christmas Service to Bless Families

Extended family often attends Christmas services and one church offers a way to bless those families and create a poignant holiday moment.

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Church Bulletin: Don’t Kill It, Make It Better
6 Comments » November 11, 2015

Church Bulletin: Don’t Kill It, Make It Better

While digital communication is a must for churches, eliminating bulletins doesn’t solve the challenge of communicating in the 21st Century.

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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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25 Christmas Stories: How Does Your Church Do Christmas?
1 Comment » October 5, 2015

25 Christmas Stories: How Does Your Church Do Christmas?

What makes Christmas special at your church? Check out these creative and inspiring ideas for how different churches do Christmas.

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