Archive for the ‘News & Updates’ Category

Creative Missions 2019: Rhode Island
January 9, 2019

Creative Missions 2019: Rhode Island

The ninth annual Creative Missions trip is heading to Rhode Island April 27-May 3. The application process opens Friday, Jan. 11.

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Nuts & Bolts: New Courageous Storytellers Resources
January 7, 2019

Nuts & Bolts: New Courageous Storytellers Resources

Nuts and bolts are rarely in the spotlight, but things and teams fall apart without them. This month we're talking about the random things that keep your church moving forward.

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Rethink Communication Excerpt: Urgent vs. Important
December 18, 2018

Rethink Communication Excerpt: Urgent vs. Important

Here’s the tension every communication leader faces: How do I communicate what is important when every ministry wants a marketing campaign?

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Pre-Order Rethink Communication by Phil Bowdle
December 12, 2018

Pre-Order Rethink Communication by Phil Bowdle

It’s never been easier to communicate. Unfortunately, it’s never been harder to connect. Churches need a playbook to navigate the biggest communication shift in generations.

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Creativity: New Courageous Storytellers Resources
December 3, 2018

Creativity: New Courageous Storytellers Resources

Sometimes it just seems like the creative juices aren't flowing. Or the church down the road has their stuff together and you don't. We've got creativity resources to help you ...

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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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Environments: New Courageous Storytellers Resources
October 1, 2018

Environments: New Courageous Storytellers Resources

From your parking lot to your worship space and everywhere in between, people are taking note of what your environments communicate—even if they don't realize it.

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Anouncements: New Courageous Storytellers Resources
September 5, 2018

Anouncements: New Courageous Storytellers Resources

Oh, announcements: the bane of our existence as church communicators. We've got the tips and resources to help you make announcements more effective.

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Changing Membership Directors for Courageous Storytellers
August 16, 2018

Changing Membership Directors for Courageous Storytellers

We've got some mixed feelings today as we say a tearful goodbye to our current membership director, Kelley Hartnett, and a happy welcome to Matt Ehresman, who steps in.

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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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Public Relations: New Courageous Storytellers Resources
August 1, 2018

Public Relations: New Courageous Storytellers Resources

We've got a giant bundle of press-related stuff on Courageous Storytellers—with a healthy dose of crisis communication tips tossed in for good measure. (I hope you never, ever need them.)

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Digital Church: Resources to Help You Make It Work
July 2, 2018

Digital Church: Resources to Help You Make It Work

This month on Courageous Storytellers, we’re tackling digital church. Whether you're doing podcasting, video streaming, or online church, we can help.

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Fall Kickoff: Church Resources for the New Season
June 1, 2018

Fall Kickoff: Church Resources for the New Season

This month on Courageous Storytellers, we’re exploring fall kickoff. Rather than waiting until September, we thought it made a whole lot more sense to talk about it now.

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Calgary: Creative Missions 2018 Wrap-Up
May 30, 2018

Calgary: Creative Missions 2018 Wrap-Up

A team of 22 creative professionals traveled to Calgary in Alberta, Canada, to help churches create 10 logos, 7 websites, 25 videos, and a whole lot more.

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Follow Along With Creative Missions 2018
May 21, 2018

Follow Along With Creative Missions 2018

Creative Missions 2018 is happening right now in Calgary in Alberta, Canada. Let's follow along as they help local churches communicate better.

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