Archive for the ‘Interviews’ 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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New Executive Director Mark MacDonald
August 8, 2018

New Executive Director Mark MacDonald

We welcome Mark MacDonald as our new executive director and talk about the current and future state of church communication.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Fall Kickoff: How Does Your Church Ramp up in the Fall?
June 4, 2018

Fall Kickoff: How Does Your Church Ramp up in the Fall?

Fall may seem like a long way off, but your plans for fall are likely underway. So we asked a group of church communicators how their churches are kicking off ...

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Nate Lu: Creatives and Churches Have More in Common Than Not
January 16, 2018

Nate Lu: Creatives and Churches Have More in Common Than Not

We asked new board member Nate Lu, "What's the single greatest thing you think churches can do to communicate better?" He said, "Try."

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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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How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge
August 23, 2017

How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge

Clay Scroggins went from facility intern to lead pastor at North Point and talks about how to lead when you lack authority.

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Anthony Miller on Church Leadership
July 31, 2017

Anthony Miller on Church Leadership

Saddleback's Anthony Miller talks leadership for communicators: "Remember: When you get tired of saying it, they are just starting to get it."

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David Hansen on Church Leadership
July 19, 2017

David Hansen on Church Leadership

Finding your leadership role as a communicator and serving your pastor can be a difficult line to walk. We talk with Pastor David Hansen about leadership.

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