Archive for the ‘Featured’ Category

Writing and Red Ink
March 5, 2018

Writing and Red Ink

Church communicators do a lot, but writing is crucial to all of it. This month on Courageous Storytellers, we have all sorts of resources to help you level-up on your ...

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Daylight Saving Time Tips & Tweets for Your Church
February 28, 2018

Daylight Saving Time Tips & Tweets for Your Church

Daylight Saving Time can mean people miss out on church. We've got a free resource exploring why and how to communicate about it, and offers some ready-made social media posts.

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6 Simple Ways to Make Your Church Easier to Find This Easter
February 26, 2018

6 Simple Ways to Make Your Church Easier to Find This Easter

A visitor’s journey doesn't start with the initial greeting at your church. It starts online. Knowing that should motivate us to get serious about how our churches appear and rank ...

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Church Communication Hero: Billy Graham
February 21, 2018

Church Communication Hero: Billy Graham

Jesus said go into all the world and preach the gospel, and Billy Graham listened. He was perhaps the most well known church communicator of the 20th century.

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Avoiding the Fwoosh: Free Poetry Kit to Fight Stress
February 21, 2018

Avoiding the Fwoosh: Free Poetry Kit to Fight Stress

Really: poetry? Yes. We don't especially love poetry either, but some poetry-ish exercises can help you fight stress and be more creative. Give it a try!

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Partner with Churches in Calgary, Alberta Through Creative Missions
February 19, 2018

Partner with Churches in Calgary, Alberta Through Creative Missions

Your financial support is vital as we prepare for our eighth Creative Missions trip to Calgary, Alberta, in May. Please join us in helping these churches.

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25 Easter Ideas
February 14, 2018

25 Easter Ideas

We've got a collection of 25 Easter ideas to help you prepare for the biggest Sunday of the year, whether you need inspiration or want to cover your bases

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We All Make Mistakes: Typical Typo
February 12, 2018

We All Make Mistakes: Typical Typo

It's hardly a typical typo when it's in your mission statement and printed in thousands of annual reports. Oops. But we all make mistakes.

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We All Make Mistakes: Porn Star Poll
February 7, 2018

We All Make Mistakes: Porn Star Poll

A simple Facebook poll about chili gets a little awkward when the oh-so-wrong GIF is selected. But hey, we all make mistakes. Let's learn from them.

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Hyperlocal Outreach & Evangelism
February 5, 2018

Hyperlocal Outreach & Evangelism

We're going local this month on Courageous Storytellers, offering resources to help your church reach out. It's time for hyperlocal outreach.

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31 Storyteller Resources
January 31, 2018

31 Storyteller Resources

Storytelling is the buzzword these days, but how do you do it? We've got a list of the best storyteller resources, from free TED Talks to paid training.

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We All Make Mistakes Contest
January 29, 2018

We All Make Mistakes Contest

Let's celebrate what we've learned from our church communication failures. Enter our 'We All Make Mistakes' contest and win a copy of You've Got This.

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New Book: You’ve Got This by Kelley Hartnett
January 24, 2018

New Book: You’ve Got This by Kelley Hartnett

Church communication is hard. We get it. But you know what? You've got this. Here's a pep talk for church communicators that's part hug and part first-bump.

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5 Lies to Overcome When Recruiting Tech Volunteers for Your Church
January 22, 2018

5 Lies to Overcome When Recruiting Tech Volunteers for Your Church

As leaders, we should help people transcend their fears about volunteering. We can do that in two ways. First, we exemplify love and grace. Second, we address the lies that ...

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Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday: 15 Ways to Get Them Together
January 17, 2018

Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday: 15 Ways to Get Them Together

Valentine's Day and Ash Wednesday land on the same day for the first time since 1945. It's an opportunity for your church to bring these two ideas together.

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