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How Do the Audience Groups in Your Church Affect Small Groups?
No Comments » September 2, 2015

How Do the Audience Groups in Your Church Affect Small Groups?

Our churches can get locked into certain ways of communicating to small groups. But you can change that when you change how you categorize the congregation.

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Church Vision: Planning 20 Years in Advance
No Comments » August 31, 2015

Church Vision: Planning 20 Years in Advance

Ever planned 20 years ahead? Learn how one church revamped its church vision and the reasons behind the change.

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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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It’s Time for Your Church to Quit: 30 More Ways to Be a Quitter
1 Comment » August 24, 2015

It’s Time for Your Church to Quit: 30 More Ways to Be a Quitter

Sometimes we're too busy doing what's good to do what's great. It's time to quit. Our #cmschat community shares 30 more ideas of what our churches can quit.

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What Churches Are Doing Right and Wrong With Digital Platforms
28 Comments » August 19, 2015

What Churches Are Doing Right and Wrong With Digital Platforms

A church's digital presence can fluctuate from being a scattered mess to being intentional and creative with its platform. Which kind is your church?

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It’s Time for Your Church to Quit: 30 Ways to Be a Quitter
6 Comments » August 17, 2015

It’s Time for Your Church to Quit: 30 Ways to Be a Quitter

What does your church need to quit in order to do something better? We've got 30 ideas, from dumping Comic Sans to killing a ministry.

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5 Steps to Recruiting and Retaining Church Volunteers
No Comments » August 12, 2015

5 Steps to Recruiting and Retaining Church Volunteers

Sometimes the difficulty isn't that you can't find volunteers—they're just hard to keep hold of. Learn how to find good church volunteers and keep them.

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It’s Time for Your Church to Quit: Bob Goff Quits Every Week
No Comments » August 10, 2015

It’s Time for Your Church to Quit: Bob Goff Quits Every Week

Every Thursday Bob Goff quits. It’s a way to reevaluate, create margin and bring sanity. What does your church need to quit?

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How to Do Church Service Planning in Advance
No Comments » August 5, 2015

How to Do Church Service Planning in Advance

What would it be like if you didn’t feel the pressure of last minute changes in your church service? Planning can make life very different.

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It’s Time for Your Church to Quit
2 Comments » August 3, 2015

It’s Time for Your Church to Quit

Are you ready to be a quitter? When we have the courage to quit, God has more room to move. What does your church need to quit?

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Certification Lab Date Change & Resources
No Comments » July 30, 2015

Certification Lab Date Change & Resources

Dates for the upcoming Certification Lab events and helpful resources from our instructors that showcase the value of Certification Lab.

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7 Characteristics to Look for in Your Church’s Communications Director 
5 Comments » July 29, 2015

7 Characteristics to Look for in Your Church’s Communications Director 

Even without the explosion of social media, most churches need a communications director. Learn some characteristics to look for when hiring someone new.

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4 Steps To Effectively Communicate Your Pastor’s Transition
No Comments » July 27, 2015

4 Steps To Effectively Communicate Your Pastor’s Transition

Losing a pastor is hard for a church, and it can be messy. A key part of a healthy pastoral transition is a clear and intentional communication plan.

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How to Hire a Social Media “Expert”
8 Comments » July 22, 2015

How to Hire a Social Media “Expert”

Anyone can claim to be a social media "expert." But can those same people prove it? Your church needs true experts to help craft effective strategy.

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The Communication Schedule Episode
No Comments » July 20, 2015

The Communication Schedule Episode

Our own editor Kevin D. Hendricks talks about curating content and creating a communication schedule for your church in the latest episode of our podcast.

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