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What Can You Control?: Making the Most of Your Position
No Comments » April 28, 2016

What Can You Control?: Making the Most of Your Position

Take initiative in the jobs you’re given, whether or not they are the jobs you wanted, and use those opportunities to showcase what you can do.

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#11: Quit Caring About a Dress Code
No Comments » April 28, 2016

#11: Quit Caring About a Dress Code

Your Sunday best is a cultural tradition, not a biblical mandate. When churches strive to be respectable, they’re kind of missing the point.

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Communication Audit: 24 Potential Channels to Consider
No Comments » April 27, 2016

Communication Audit: 24 Potential Channels to Consider

When our church communication efforts are floundering, we're tempted to borrow ideas from other churches. But it might be time for a communication audit.

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San Antonio Certification Lab Recap
1 Comment » April 26, 2016

San Antonio Certification Lab Recap

We had 31 church communicators join us for the San Antonio Certification Lab, a small group training event that impacted over 40,000 people.

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5 Ways to Get Design Approval From Your Pastor
No Comments » April 25, 2016

5 Ways to Get Design Approval From Your Pastor

Pastors and graphic designers aren't always on the same page. Sometimes there's even friction. We've got some tips to help you work better together.

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#5: Quit Saying You Welcome Everyone When You Don’t
No Comments » April 21, 2016

#5: Quit Saying You Welcome Everyone When You Don’t

In too many of our churches, we’re fooling ourselves into thinking we are welcoming when we really aren’t. It's time to quit.

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9 Ways Communicators Can Serve Their Pastor
No Comments » April 20, 2016

9 Ways Communicators Can Serve Their Pastor

Communication is vital, but it's subservient to a pastor's vision. So how do we serve our pastor's vision while still pursing great communication?

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Valuing Communication While Serving Your Pastor
No Comments » April 18, 2016

Valuing Communication While Serving Your Pastor

I love church communicators and our mission to serve the church. But the greatest marketing in the world is a failure if it’s not serving your pastor.

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How Your Church Can Be a Voice in the 2016 Presidential Election
No Comments » April 13, 2016

How Your Church Can Be a Voice in the 2016 Presidential Election

In a divisive political season (and election), how can the church be a voice of grace, hope and love? We need to share the message of the gospel.

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Is Your Church Ready to Quit?
No Comments » April 11, 2016

Is Your Church Ready to Quit?

“That’s how we’ve always done it,” reigns in many churches. And they’re slowly dying because of it. It’s time for churches to quit.

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How to Deal With Declining Church Attendance
3 Comments » April 6, 2016

How to Deal With Declining Church Attendance

Christians are attending church less frequently. What do we do? We can give people more reason to show up or connect when they don't. Or both.

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Help Vermont Churches: Support Creative Missions 2016
No Comments » April 4, 2016

Help Vermont Churches: Support Creative Missions 2016

This year 28 missionaries will be serving 12 churches in Vermont, a state that ranks 48th in the nation for church attendance. Help us help these churches.

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6 Ways to React to Facebook Reactions
1 Comment » March 30, 2016

6 Ways to React to Facebook Reactions

Facebook finally moved beyond the 'like' button and introduced Facebook reactions. In theory, churches can better know what people think of your content.

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Stressing Less and Finding Rhythm With Josh Reich and Adam Legg
No Comments » March 28, 2016

Stressing Less and Finding Rhythm With Josh Reich and Adam Legg

Three pastors talk about stress in ministry and finding rhythm rather than balance in this Innovate 4 Jesus video.

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How Churches Are Failing Facebook: Programs Over People
No Comments » March 23, 2016

How Churches Are Failing Facebook: Programs Over People

Too many church Facebook pages are promoting programs instead of connecting with people. Is your social media content advertising or entertainment?

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