Archive for the ‘Leadership’ Category

It’s Time for Your Church to Quit
1 Comment » August 3, 2015

It’s Time for Your Church to Quit

Are you ready to be a quitter? When we have the courage to quit, God has more room to move. What does your church need to quit?

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7 Characteristics to Look for in Your Church’s Communications Director 
4 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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Creating a Church Communication Strategy on #cmschat
No Comments » July 3, 2015

Creating a Church Communication Strategy on #cmschat

Last night's #cmschat on Twitter discussed building a church communication strategy, how to do so and why it is important.

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How to Build a Brilliant Volunteer Church Communications Team on #cmschat
No Comments » June 26, 2015

How to Build a Brilliant Volunteer Church Communications Team on #cmschat

Last night's #cmschat on Twitter covered how to build and retain a solid volunteer church communications team.

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Leading Up: How to Move Your Church Leadership Forward
1 Comment » May 11, 2015

Leading Up: How to Move Your Church Leadership Forward

Leading up is a way to move your church leadership forward even when you're not the boss. You propose solutions, you build trust, you clear the way.

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Andy Swart: Pastor Who Understands Communication
No Comments » April 27, 2015

Andy Swart: Pastor Who Understands Communication

We talk with our new board member, Andy Swart. He's a pastor in Arkansas who understands the value of communication.

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Cleve Persinger: A Church Communications Missionary
No Comments » April 1, 2015

Cleve Persinger: A Church Communications Missionary

We talk with new CFCC board member Cleve Persinger about Creative Missions and the role of communicators in moving churches forward.

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Jenny Rain: A Voice for Communication Directors
2 Comments » March 16, 2015

Jenny Rain: A Voice for Communication Directors

We talk with new CFCC board member Jenny Rain about her role as the voice for communication directors and some of the ways churches can communicate better.

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The Leadership & Volunteer Episode
2 Comments » March 5, 2015

The Leadership & Volunteer Episode

Deborah Ike with Velocity Ministry Management talks about church leadership and volunteers in the latest episode of our podcast.

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How to Handle Disagreements With Your Boss
1 Comment » February 17, 2015

How to Handle Disagreements With Your Boss

What do you do when your pastor has a really bad idea? Or they dismiss your great idea?

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The Communicating With Pastors Episode
2 Comments » February 3, 2015

The Communicating With Pastors Episode

A church pastor joins our podcast to talk about the experience of bringing on a communications director, including the improvements and pains.

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interviews Article
No Comments » January 6, 2015

Phil Cooke & Kem Meyer Talk Effective Communication

Church communications veterans Phil Cooke and Kem Meyer discuss what it takes to communicate effectively on another Innovate 4 Jesus video chat.

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When Pastors Pull Rank
No Comments » December 23, 2014

When Pastors Pull Rank

What do you do when your senior leader pulls rank and goes against your preferred vision? We've got four tips to get you through.

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How to Manage Your Communication Schedule & Strategy
5 Comments » November 18, 2014

How to Manage Your Communication Schedule & Strategy

"I fell into church communication. Now what?" Get a handle on a communication schedule and strategy. We've got four principles and a free webinar.

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