Archive for the ‘Featured’ Category

I’ll Never Know Enough: The Church Communicator Struggle
July 30, 2018

I’ll Never Know Enough: The Church Communicator Struggle

Church communication is a job where there's always more to know. Inevitably, you never know enough. That can be demoralizing—but take heart: You don't have to know it all.

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Church Email Checklist: Free Resource
July 25, 2018

Church Email Checklist: Free Resource

Email is one of the most effective ways to communicate. But not if you're making mistakes or doing it wrong. So we've got a helpful email checklist you can download for ...

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Connecting on Facebook: Insights From Nona Jones
July 23, 2018

Connecting on Facebook: Insights From Nona Jones

Nona Jones works at Facebook to help churches leverage the platform. We talk with her about how churches use Facebook, groups vs. pages, and how church happens online.

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Streaming Video Do’s and Don’ts for Your Church
July 18, 2018

Streaming Video Do’s and Don’ts for Your Church

Whether your live streaming setup involves a smartphone or some seriously cha-ching equipment, we've got some best practices for online church.

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Digital Church: Social Media Examples With Beau Coffron
July 16, 2018

Digital Church: Social Media Examples With Beau Coffron

Social media can be ministry and not mere marketing. We talked with Beau Coffron at Life.Church about how they do social media.

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6 Pastors You Are Glad You Don’t Work For
July 11, 2018

6 Pastors You Are Glad You Don’t Work For

Different types of pastors can drive you different types of crazy. We've profiled six different kinds of pastors and have some suggestions for how you can work with them best.

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Online Church: What Are Churches Doing & Does It Work?
July 9, 2018

Online Church: What Are Churches Doing & Does It Work?

Online church can be everything from streaming video to active social media engagement. What's working?

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Digital Church: Resources to Help You Make It Work
July 2, 2018

Digital Church: Resources to Help You Make It Work

This month on Courageous Storytellers, we’re tackling digital church. Whether you're doing podcasting, video streaming, or online church, we can help.

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Fourth of July Social Graphics for Your Church
June 28, 2018

Fourth of July Social Graphics for Your Church

With Independence Day coming here in the U.S., we've got some Fourth of July social media graphics your church can use.

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Don’t Be Frazzled in the Fall: Take Care of Yourself Now
June 27, 2018

Don’t Be Frazzled in the Fall: Take Care of Yourself Now

The coming fall season can be a frenzy. You need to start planning for it now. You also need to take care of yourself, starting now.

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Looking Ahead to Fall Elections: Deidra Riggs on Unity
June 25, 2018

Looking Ahead to Fall Elections: Deidra Riggs on Unity

As we look ahead to the fall and another contentious election season, we talk with author Deidra Riggs about how the church can be a voice for unity.

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9 Sermon Series Mistakes & How Your Church Can Fix Them
June 20, 2018

9 Sermon Series Mistakes & How Your Church Can Fix Them

The sermon series can be a challenge. It's a staple for many churches, but the creative churn is daunting. We'll help you avoid those sermon series mistakes.

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Fall Kickoff Task List: What to Do Between Now and the Fall
June 18, 2018

Fall Kickoff Task List: What to Do Between Now and the Fall

We asked seven church communicators what they need to do to be ready for the fall season: Start now, plan ahead, and prioritize.

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Communicating Fall Without Creating Noise
June 13, 2018

Communicating Fall Without Creating Noise

There is always something going on. Just when you think it’s safe to breathe, fall is knocking on your door. So how do we communicate it all without creating noise?

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Fall Kickoff: What Can Your Church Do Better?
June 11, 2018

Fall Kickoff: What Can Your Church Do Better?

How can your church improve as you go into the fall? We asked church communicators and the answers varied from improved focus to welcoming guests.

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