Archive for the ‘Leadership’ Category

Anthony Miller on Church Leadership
No Comments » 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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The Metamorphosis of a Church Communicator
No Comments » July 24, 2017

The Metamorphosis of a Church Communicator

Church communicators evolve from followers to leaders, from being reactive to proactive. It's a metamorphosis. We've got tips for surviving the process.

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David Hansen on Church Leadership
2 Comments » 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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Lucinda Rojas Ross on Church Leadership
No Comments » July 12, 2017

Lucinda Rojas Ross on Church Leadership

Leading as a church communicator can be a challenge: "I have to remember it’s not about me. I’m learning to step out of that comfort zone."

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How to Encourage Your Pastor to Work Ahead
No Comments » July 10, 2017

How to Encourage Your Pastor to Work Ahead

Pastors don't always plan ahead, and that can be hard on your communications team. Here are some gentle ways to help your pastor start planning ahead.

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Who, Me? A Leader?
No Comments » July 5, 2017

Who, Me? A Leader?

I don’t care what your title is or if you’re a team of one or 21. As a church communicator, you are a leader. This month we offer leadership resources.

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Big Dreams for a Big 2017
No Comments » December 21, 2016

Big Dreams for a Big 2017

When you turn 12, you learn it's time to grow up. Time to make decisions instead of choices. Here's what the CFCC team has dreamed and decided for 2017.

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15 Tasks to Assign Your Virtual Volunteers
No Comments » December 7, 2016

15 Tasks to Assign Your Virtual Volunteers

You have a pool of virtual volunteers. Now, what to do with them? Read our post to learn 15 communications tasks that can be assigned to any remote volunteer.

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10 Reasons to Consider Virtual Volunteering at Your Church
No Comments » December 5, 2016

10 Reasons to Consider Virtual Volunteering at Your Church

What if you could broaden your pool of volunteers without regard for time and space? With virtual volunteering, you can. You increase not only the number of volunteers but also ...

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Seeking Staff Criticism as You Roll Out Ideas
No Comments » May 25, 2016

Seeking Staff Criticism as You Roll Out Ideas

Seeking staff criticism from trusted colleagues can help you improve ideas and make them more effective before rolling them out to your entire church.

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4 Nonprofit Marketing Lessons for Churches
2 Comments » May 11, 2016

4 Nonprofit Marketing Lessons for Churches

While churches are nonprofits, there's a lot we can learn from the nonprofit world about how to communicate. We cover mission, branding, advocates and more.

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What Can You Control?: Making the Most of Your Position
No Comments » April 28, 2016

What Can You Control?: Making the Most of Your Position

Take initiative in the jobs you’re given, whether or not they are the jobs you wanted, and use those opportunities to showcase what you can do.

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9 Ways Communicators Can Serve Their Pastor
No Comments » April 20, 2016

9 Ways Communicators Can Serve Their Pastor

Communication is vital, but it's subservient to a pastor's vision. So how do we serve our pastor's vision while still pursing great communication?

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Valuing Communication While Serving Your Pastor
No Comments » April 18, 2016

Valuing Communication While Serving Your Pastor

I love church communicators and our mission to serve the church. But the greatest marketing in the world is a failure if it’s not serving your pastor.

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6 Lessons From Serving on Vestry
1 Comment » March 2, 2016

6 Lessons From Serving on Vestry

I served on vestry—the leadership board—at my church for three years and learned some valuable communications lessons.

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