Archive for the ‘Leadership’ Category

Play Well With Others: How to Encourage Cooperation
1 Comment » August 26, 2015

Play Well With Others: How to Encourage Cooperation

Too often ministries build silos, protect their turf and do their own thing. It's your job to get everyone working together toward the same goal.

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It’s Time for Your Church to Quit: 30 More Ways to Be a Quitter
1 Comment » August 24, 2015

It’s Time for Your Church to Quit: 30 More Ways to Be a Quitter

Sometimes we're too busy doing what's good to do what's great. It's time to quit. Our #cmschat community shares 30 more ideas of what our churches can quit.

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It’s Time for Your Church to Quit: 30 Ways to Be a Quitter
6 Comments » August 17, 2015

It’s Time for Your Church to Quit: 30 Ways to Be a Quitter

What does your church need to quit in order to do something better? We've got 30 ideas, from dumping Comic Sans to killing a ministry.

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5 Steps to Recruiting and Retaining Church Volunteers
No Comments » August 12, 2015

5 Steps to Recruiting and Retaining Church Volunteers

Sometimes the difficulty isn't that you can't find volunteers—they're just hard to keep hold of. Learn how to find good church volunteers and keep them.

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It’s Time for Your Church to Quit: Bob Goff Quits Every Week
No Comments » August 10, 2015

It’s Time for Your Church to Quit: Bob Goff Quits Every Week

Every Thursday Bob Goff quits. It’s a way to reevaluate, create margin and bring sanity. What does your church need to quit?

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It’s Time for Your Church to Quit
2 Comments » 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 
5 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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