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Archive for the ‘Promotion’ Category

How to Promote Your Church’s VBS
6 Comments » June 11, 2014

How to Promote Your Church’s VBS

VBS is coming. How are you going to promote your church's Vacation Bible School? We round up some ideas, tips and strategies.

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Mark Driscoll & Mars Hill Church Buy Their Way on to Bestseller List
3 Comments » March 11, 2014

Mark Driscoll & Mars Hill Church Buy Their Way on to Bestseller List

Mars Hill Church paid $200,000 to get a book by Mark Driscoll on the New York Times bestseller list. That's an ethical no-no. But we all face temptation.

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6 Ways You Can Promote Your Christmas Series or Event
2 Comments » November 20, 2013

6 Ways You Can Promote Your Christmas Series or Event

Christmas is coming up fast, but there's still time to promote your Christmas series, events or services and get more people to hear the hope of the season.

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Scott McClellan on Announcements
2 Comments » May 7, 2013

Scott McClellan on Announcements

“Churches are like announcement factories that pump toxic levels of noise pollution into the atmosphere.”

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How to Write Church Announcements
12 Comments » March 4, 2013

How to Write Church Announcements

The standard announcement is the bane of the church communicator. They're important, necessary and dull. Here's a simple way you can save time and make announcements more effective.

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Office Hours: Cutting Back on Bulletin Printing
7 Comments » December 12, 2012

Office Hours: Cutting Back on Bulletin Printing

Our own Justin Wise has online office hours and takes your questions. This week he talks about how to convince your church leadership to cut back on wasteful print bulletins.

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Office Hours: Announcements
1 Comment » November 28, 2012

Office Hours: Announcements

Our own Justin Wise has online office hours and takes your questions. This week he talks about how to make your announcements as effective as possible.

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The Epic-Fail of Church Announcements
43 Comments » November 21, 2011

The Epic-Fail of Church Announcements

Why are announcements so chronically bad? Too often we focus on inane details instead of life-giving change.

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How E-mail Can Enhance Sunday Morning
18 Comments » August 29, 2011

How E-mail Can Enhance Sunday Morning

A weekly, congregation-wide e-mail offers an opportunity to connect with your church members and help them prepare for the worship service before they get there.

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Church Signs on 100 Huntley Street
6 Comments » September 16, 2010

Church Signs on 100 Huntley Street

Our own Josh Cody appeared in a story on the Canadian talk show 100 Huntley Street about the effectiveness of church signs.

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promotion Article
6 Comments » April 29, 2010

Who Is Your Competition?

At some point in the life of almost anyone attending or running churches, a strange thing happens. We become confused. We forget the unique business that we’re in, and we ...

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promotion Article
2 Comments » November 10, 2009

Communication You Can Believe In

If you’re like me, it’s often easy to be more focused on communicating the hope of what’s next than it is to heed the need for accurate communication about what’s ...

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promotion Article
7 Comments » May 6, 2008

People Gotta Know

Earlier this week my wife and I were part of a conversation with a handful of churches brought together in Northeast Los Angeles. Those present were about as eclectic as ...

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promotion Article
8 Comments » February 26, 2008

Starbucks’ 3-Hour Downtime

From 5:30-8:30 this evening, there’s going to be trouble. Feet will tap, heads will ache and sweat will trickle down restless foreheads. Starbucks is closing. 6 weeks ago, Howard Schultz took ...

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promotion Article
23 Comments » February 20, 2008

The 30-Day Sex Challenge

Here’s an interesting tidbit about a church campaign to promote, well, sexuality and um, effective sexual habits. (And their current series, of course.) Here’s the skinny: Married couples: Have sex daily ...

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