Archive for the ‘Featured’ Category

Christmas Greetings From Stephen Brewster
November 20, 2017

Christmas Greetings From Stephen Brewster

A Christmas encouragement video from Stephen Brewster: "Make your best stuff. This is your moment. You got this." And... tattoo your forehead?

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How to Get 3X More Likes on Your Next Facebook Post
November 15, 2017

How to Get 3X More Likes on Your Next Facebook Post

We analyzed hundreds of church Facebook posts to see what gets the most engagement. The answer? Video. Here's how you can put it to work for your church.

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5 Go-to Design Tools for Church Communicators
November 13, 2017

5 Go-to Design Tools for Church Communicators

We talk about design tools and processes a lot. But let's be real: Who has time to comb through search results? Now you don't have to. Check out my list ...

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Is Church Clarity the Church’s Decoder Ring?
November 8, 2017

Is Church Clarity the Church’s Decoder Ring?

Church Clarity is asking churches to be clear about where they stand on LGBTQ issues. We look at the pros and cons—and explore how churches should respond.

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The Social Christian: Bringing Jesus to Social Media
November 6, 2017

The Social Christian: Bringing Jesus to Social Media

Our churches offer teaching on marriage, parenting, and even finances. Why don't we teach social media? Help your congregation communicate well.

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Email Forever: How to Do Email Marketing
November 1, 2017

Email Forever: How to Do Email Marketing

Email is one of the most effective means of reaching people—assuming you're doing it well. We can help with these Courageous Storytellers resources.

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All Saints’ Day: Heroes Giving Hope
October 31, 2017

All Saints’ Day: Heroes Giving Hope

All Saints' Day is about remembering those who have gone before us, whether they're venerated saints or quiet Christians. Who are your heroes?

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6 Ways Churches Can Do Better at Welcoming the Stranger
October 30, 2017

6 Ways Churches Can Do Better at Welcoming the Stranger

We talked with a church outsider—who still loves the church—about how churches can do better at welcoming guests (especially reluctant guests).

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Christmas Greeting From Anthony Miller
October 25, 2017

Christmas Greeting From Anthony Miller

We've got Christmas cheer from Saddleback's Anthony Miller. He encourages you to tell your church's story as you prepare for Christmas this year.

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How Churches Can Respond to #MeToo
October 23, 2017

How Churches Can Respond to #MeToo

The #MeToo hashtag has raised awareness about sexual abuse, assault, and harassment. Should the church contribute to this conversation? If so, how do we do it?

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Free Christmas Welcome Kit
October 18, 2017

Free Christmas Welcome Kit

Your church is likely to see more first-time guests at Christmas. We've got a free welcome kit to help you analyze how you're doing and make improvements.

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Crisis Communication for Churches
October 16, 2017

Crisis Communication for Churches

We should care about public relations (PR) because it enables us to share the gospel of Jesus Christ. It also makes our communications more effective and prepares us for any ...

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Need Help With Your Christmas Design?
October 11, 2017

Need Help With Your Christmas Design?

If you're freaking out about all the "stuff" you need to create for Christmas, just STOP! Our little elves are happy to do your Christmas designs—for free.

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Visiting a Church Is Scary: Resources to Welcome Guests
October 9, 2017

Visiting a Church Is Scary: Resources to Welcome Guests

With the ghouls, zombies, and sugar of Halloween coming, consider the scariest thing in the church world: Visiting a church for the first time.

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The Original Storyteller: Making Stories Practical for Churches
October 4, 2017

The Original Storyteller: Making Stories Practical for Churches

Stories are a timeless way to connect. We sit down with author Robert Carnes to learn more about storytelling and what it can mean for the church.

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