Archive for the ‘News & Updates’ Category

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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How You Can Support Creative Missions 2018
May 18, 2018

How You Can Support Creative Missions 2018

Church communicators are coming to Calgary in Alberta, Canada, to help local churches communicate better. It's Creative Missions 2018. Here's how you can help.

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How Creative Missions Changed My Life
May 7, 2018

How Creative Missions Changed My Life

From interning at churches to serving with Creative Missions, Erin discovers her place as she moves toward a residency.

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Church Brand & Identity
May 2, 2018

Church Brand & Identity

This month on Courageous Storytellers, we’re exploring branding. That's right, logos and colors and voice. We're talking cohesive and consistent branding for your church.

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Creative Missions: Join Us to Help Underfunded Churches
April 9, 2018

Creative Missions: Join Us to Help Underfunded Churches

Creative Missions has empowered 85 missionaries to serve 110 churches in nine states, and now one province. Join us in supporting underfunded churches in Calgary this year.

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Data, Demographics & Targeted Communication
April 2, 2018

Data, Demographics & Targeted Communication

Courageous Storytellers helps you learn as much as you can about your congregation and community—and apply that data toward targeted communication efforts.

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