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5 Years: Creative Missions Boise Wrap-Up
No Comments » May 22, 2015

5 Years: Creative Missions Boise Wrap-Up

"You guys were a catapult for our church." Creative Missions: Boise comes to an end with more than $45,000 in estimated communication help for churches.

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Why Is Graphic Design Important for Churches?
No Comments » May 21, 2015

Why Is Graphic Design Important for Churches?

"One of the main jobs of the church, if not the main job is to communicate—graphic design helps us do that well."

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Guest Preacher
1 Comment » May 20, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Guest Preacher

Under no circumstances is it appropriate to ask a visitor to preach. Come up with an emergency plan. Visitor as last-minute guest preacher is not a plan.

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Follow Along With Creative Missions 2015
No Comments » May 18, 2015

Follow Along With Creative Missions 2015

This year's Creative Missions team is currently serving local churches in Boise, Idaho. Follow along and support the team.

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Support Creative Missions 2015
No Comments » May 14, 2015

Support Creative Missions 2015

Every year church communicators gather to help under-resourced churches spread the gospel more effectively. We're in Boise, Idaho, this year, and there are plenty of ways you can help.

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Leading Up: How to Move Your Church Leadership Forward
1 Comment » May 11, 2015

Leading Up: How to Move Your Church Leadership Forward

Leading up is a way to move your church leadership forward even when you're not the boss. You propose solutions, you build trust, you clear the way.

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Mother’s Day Social Graphics: Free Downloads to Share
4 Comments » May 4, 2015

Mother’s Day Social Graphics: Free Downloads to Share

Mother's Day is the third most-attended Sunday of the year. Engage your social networks with our free Mother's Day social graphics.

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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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Andy Swart: Pastor Who Understands Communication
No Comments » April 27, 2015

Andy Swart: Pastor Who Understands Communication

We talk with our new board member, Andy Swart. He's a pastor in Arkansas who understands the value of communication.

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26 Giving Tips for Church Communicators
1 Comment » April 23, 2015

26 Giving Tips for Church Communicators

It's not always easy to talk about money in the church, but it's still important to communicate well. We've got 26 giving tips from the community.

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Congregation Fail
1 Comment » April 22, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Congregation Fail

Sometimes the greatest obstacle to welcoming new people into your church is the people in your church. Congregation fail.

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The Purpose of Your Church Bulletin: Evaluate Before You Tweak
4 Comments » April 20, 2015

The Purpose of Your Church Bulletin: Evaluate Before You Tweak

What's the purpose of your church bulletin? Is it really the best tool for the job? Before you tweak your bulletin, consider its purpose.

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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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Easter Marketing Campaign: Found at Church
No Comments » 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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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Greeter Fail
No Comments » April 8, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Greeter Fail

Having greeters? Win. Over-eager greeters who creep out your guests? That's a fail. Avoid the greeter fail.

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