Archive for the ‘Featured’ Category

Clint McManaman: Churches Need to Simplify
November 19, 2018

Clint McManaman: Churches Need to Simplify

"The church needs to simplify everything," says Clint McManaman, a designer, creative strategist, and now Center for Church Communication board member.

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30 Ways to Thank Your Team
November 14, 2018

30 Ways to Thank Your Team

The work of any church is done by an army of dedicated people. It’s often thankless work, so do everything you can to say thank you.

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Social Media That Worked: Videos & Connection
November 12, 2018

Social Media That Worked: Videos & Connection

We talked to several churches about what works best for them on social media. The answers? Videos and relevant content.

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Social Media Starter Checklist
November 7, 2018

Social Media Starter Checklist

Where should your church start with social media? We've got good news: You don't have to do everything. We've got tips for where and how to get started.

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Social Media: New Courageous Storytellers Resources
November 5, 2018

Social Media: New Courageous Storytellers Resources

Social media moves and changes very quickly. It can be exhausting to keep up with a bunch of networks and algorithm changes and what is Instagram TV?

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Be the Hero Your Church Needs
October 31, 2018

Be the Hero Your Church Needs

Find courage and inspiration by looking back at heroes who can inspire and encourage us to save the day without superpowers.

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Halloween: The Chance for Churches to Go Into Their Communities
October 29, 2018

Halloween: The Chance for Churches to Go Into Their Communities

Instead of organizing yet another giant event and doing so much work to bring people to your church, why not send your church out on Halloween?

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Daylight Saving: Tips & Tweets to Be On-Time
October 24, 2018

Daylight Saving: Tips & Tweets to Be On-Time

Daylight Saving Time is so weird. The clocks "fall back" an hour and everybody gets confused. We've got some tips and tweets to help remind your congregation.

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Eugene Peterson on Shopkeeping Pastors
October 22, 2018

Eugene Peterson on Shopkeeping Pastors

Beloved pastor and author Eugene Peterson passed away. A constant encourager, he did have harsh words for pastors who didn't have the right priorities.

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Uncomfortable Questions: Is Your Church Welcoming on Difficult Issues?
October 22, 2018

Uncomfortable Questions: Is Your Church Welcoming on Difficult Issues?

Church should be a welcoming space, but how does your church maintain that welcoming environment when uncomfortable situations arise?

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How Can Lighting Enhance the Worship Experience?
October 17, 2018

How Can Lighting Enhance the Worship Experience?

Download this free case study where an older church utilized lighting to turn a very traditional building into a vibrant and modern atmosphere.

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Using Your Church Building for More Than Church
October 15, 2018

Using Your Church Building for More Than Church

A shrinking Florida church redefines their mission and opens their doors to local nonprofits, creating a hub of activity that revitalizes their community.

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Welcoming Children to Church: Free Kids Pew Card
October 10, 2018

Welcoming Children to Church: Free Kids Pew Card

For churches that welcome kids to the worship service, we have a handy, ready-to-print pew card that can help put parents at ease.

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The Pull of a Great Guest Brochure
October 8, 2018

The Pull of a Great Guest Brochure

Instead of pushing opportunities onto first-time guests, a good guest brochure will offer select opportunities and pull them into participating.

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Our Church Banned Announcements. Yes, I’m Serious.
October 3, 2018

Our Church Banned Announcements. Yes, I’m Serious.

Our church banned announcements about one-year ago. Yes, I’m serious. Instead of sharing information, we've switched to sharing stories of Jesus-led life change.

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