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mass-media Article
6 Comments » April 1, 2008

One Prayer

LifeChurch.tv announced yesterday a bold idea to bring churches together this summer around a series called One Prayer. It’s a call to churches around the world to rally around a ...

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mass-media Article
13 Comments » March 28, 2006

The UCC Ejector Pew Commercial

The United Church of Christ, known for their headline grabbing commercial that was rejected by the networks, is back with a new ejector pew commercial. This time around a traditional ...

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mass-media Article
3 Comments » March 20, 2006

Ad Mission

Speaking of things that happened back in February, we missed a story about a collective of Wisconsin churches that pooled their resources and bought local Super Bowl ads. It’s part ...

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mass-media Article
No Comments » January 16, 2006

The Emergent Church on Nightline

ABC’s Nightline took a look at the emergent church recently during their “Faith Matters” series, visiting several churches in my own backyard. One of those churches, Bluer, has the entire ...

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mass-media Article
12 Comments » January 9, 2006

Reimaging the Southern Baptist Convention

Last week during bowl games the Southern Baptist Convention aired commercials attempting to polish their image. The ads focused on the relief work of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Cooperative Program, ...

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mass-media Article
4 Comments » September 20, 2005

An Atheist Marketing Jesus

There’s an interesting story in The Australian about the Jesus: All About Life marketing campaign we covered last month. Apparently one of the guys behind the campaign is Angus Kinnaird, ...

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mass-media Article
27 Comments » August 11, 2005

Australia’s “Jesus: All About Life” Campaign

A new $250,000 marketing campaign is trying to promote Jesus to Australians. The “Jesus: All About Life” campaign has raised money from various churches and ministries and will run TV, ...

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mass-media Article
14 Comments » June 9, 2005

Real Time Church Reports

Driving into work yesterday, I was listening to the local news on the radio. As does happen every day during the top of the hour news broadcast, there were a ...

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advertising Article
4 Comments » January 18, 2005

Rolling Stone Rejects Bible Ad

The largest publisher of Bible’s in America, Zondervan, is rolling out a new and more modern translation of the Bible, Today’s New International Version. But, according to a story in ...

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mass-media Article
2 Comments » December 22, 2004

Competing with the NFL

When it comes to competing with the mass media, the church tends to lose. On Christmas Eve this year the Minnesota Vikings will face the Green Bay Packers in a ...

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examples Article
2 Comments » December 2, 2004

Church Ad Rejected by Networks

Inflammatory headlines are reporting that the major TV networks have rejected a homosexual church commercial. And those headlines are blowing it way out of proportion. The 30-second commercial promotes the ...

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examples Article
No Comments » August 18, 2004

After these Messages… from God

Mainstream denominations are turning to TV commercials to bring people back to church. The United Methodist Church, the United Church of Christ, Presbyterians and Episcopalians are all exploring TV advertising, ...

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