Archive for the ‘The Christian Walk’ Category

How Churches Can Respond to #MeToo
October 23, 2017

How Churches Can Respond to #MeToo

The #MeToo hashtag has raised awareness about sexual abuse, assault, and harassment. Should the church contribute to this conversation? If so, how do we do it?

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People Are Hurting. How Is Your Church Helping?
October 2, 2017

People Are Hurting. How Is Your Church Helping?

When tragedy strikes, as it always does, how does the church respond? How can your church be a voice of hope in the midst of darkness?

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If Everybody Gives Online, Do We Still Pass the Plate?
August 30, 2017

If Everybody Gives Online, Do We Still Pass the Plate?

Does your offering become awkward because people already gave online? We explore how to make the offering vital even if people don't give in that moment.

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3 Ways Church Communicators Can Deal With Politics
February 20, 2017

3 Ways Church Communicators Can Deal With Politics

Churches have a responsibility to confront politics, even if it's uncomfortable. Here are three ways communicators can approach it without creating trouble.

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Free Devotional for Church Communicators
January 11, 2017

Free Devotional for Church Communicators

Ready for a fresh start? Dive into Scripture and see how God provides for you, the busy and over-worked church communicator, with this free devotional.

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Come, Long-Expected Jesus!
November 30, 2016

Come, Long-Expected Jesus!

Advent rarely was a matter of wreaths and candles. In my home and church, Advent appeared in a nativity set and the memorization of scripture.

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18 Thankful Thoughts for Church Communicators at Thanksgiving
November 14, 2016

18 Thankful Thoughts for Church Communicators at Thanksgiving

Oh, Thanksgiving, we love you. It's a not-so-subtle reminder to be thankful for the good things we see as church communicators, like the demise of MySpace.

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#162: Quit Politics
October 24, 2016

#162: Quit Politics

Churches need to quit the divisiveness of politics and embrace the opportunity to speak hope and love without turning people away.

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Opportunity to Offer Hope at Certification Lab
July 19, 2016

Opportunity to Offer Hope at Certification Lab

At Certification Lab we learn how to communicate well. And that's exactly what our culture needs right now. They need hope in the face of fear.

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#151: Quit Worshiping Nations
June 29, 2016

#151: Quit Worshiping Nations

Celebrate your national heritage, but remember that we are citizens of heaven. We pledge allegiance to more than patriotism.

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How to Write a Testimony: Gospel Storytelling
June 27, 2016

How to Write a Testimony: Gospel Storytelling

Let's explore a classic storytelling structure that can help your church share testimonies and show what God is doing in your congregation.

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Orlando to Ramadan: The Communication of Outreach
June 22, 2016

Orlando to Ramadan: The Communication of Outreach

The Orlando shooting and a Ramadan outreach illustrate that as society changes, we must learn how to communicate and relate to people we disagree with.

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Bono on Honest Creativity in Church
June 6, 2016

Bono on Honest Creativity in Church

Bono says church music isn't honest. But is the problem musicians who aren't honest or pastors who don't bring that conversation into the worship service?

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How Your Church Can Be a Voice in the 2016 Presidential Election
April 13, 2016

How Your Church Can Be a Voice in the 2016 Presidential Election

In a divisive political season (and election), how can the church be a voice of grace, hope and love? We need to share the message of the gospel.

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Get Out of the Sanctuary & Into the Streets
February 17, 2016

Get Out of the Sanctuary & Into the Streets

Churchgoers love church, but outsiders don't. The church can no longer assume people want to come to us. We need to get out and go where the people are.

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