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7 Characteristics to Look for in Your Church’s Communications Director 
No 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”
6 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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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Lost Generation
No Comments » July 15, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Lost Generation

If you're not willing to extend God's peace, then take down your cross and be the social club you apparently are. Now you're creating a lost generation.

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Church Video Production for Newbies
No Comments » July 13, 2015

Church Video Production for Newbies

You don't have to be a big budget megachurch or a production expert to create high quality videos. We've got video production tips for the novice.

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Announcing 2015-2016 Certification Lab Dates
1 Comment » July 9, 2015

Announcing 2015-2016 Certification Lab Dates

We're announcing dates and locations for 2015-2016 Certification Labs, including a new Advanced Certification Lab.

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Children’s Ministry Fail
1 Comment » July 8, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Children’s Ministry Fail

Lurking in the back of every parent's mind is the history of child abuse cases in the church. Lack of parental reassurance? Children's ministry fail.

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7 Reasons Why Your Church Needs Mobile Giving
8 Comments » July 6, 2015

7 Reasons Why Your Church Needs Mobile Giving

Mobile giving has become a our way of life with smartphones and PayPal. But why does the church continue to use offering plates?

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Church Marketing Interns: Get Some Help
1 Comment » July 1, 2015

Church Marketing Interns: Get Some Help

Could you use some interns? Learn how to choose between hiring a seminary student or college intern to help out at your church.

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How to Choose the Right Web Hosting for Your Church
5 Comments » June 29, 2015

How to Choose the Right Web Hosting for Your Church

We look at web hosting options, including shared, dedicated, VPS and cloud hosting, to help you pick the right one for your church.

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Wrong Time
No Comments » June 24, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Wrong Time

Listing the wrong time on your website is a rookie mistake. Ignoring those early arriving visitors is, sadly, a veteran move.

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Common Mistake: Lack of a Digital Strategy
2 Comments » June 22, 2015

Common Mistake: Lack of a Digital Strategy

A common mistake among church communicators is not having a holistic digital strategy for your church. Here's a free resource that can help.

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10 Summer Reads for Church Communicators
2 Comments » June 17, 2015

10 Summer Reads for Church Communicators

A summer reading list to help improve your church communication skills. We've got everything from communicating change to creative fuel.

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6 Tips to Help Create a Compelling Sermon Series
2 Comments » June 15, 2015

6 Tips to Help Create a Compelling Sermon Series

Check out six tips your communications team can use when creating a sermon series, from making the creative brief to meeting with the pastor.

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