Archive for the ‘Think Ahead’ Category

2017 Predictions for Church Communication on #cmschat
No Comments » December 2, 2016

2017 Predictions for Church Communication on #cmschat

For last night's #cmschat on Twitter, we discussed what to watch for in church communication trends in 2017.

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Jump-Starting Your 2017 Communication Plans on #cmschat
No Comments » October 14, 2016

Jump-Starting Your 2017 Communication Plans on #cmschat

For last night's #cmschat on Twitter we looked ahead to 2017 and talked about our dreams and goals for next year.

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What Do You Do When Christmas Falls on a Sunday?
3 Comments » October 5, 2016

What Do You Do When Christmas Falls on a Sunday?

This year Christmas falls on a Sunday, creating a potential wrinkle for church communication plans as you seek to invite guests and leave time for family.

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Less Chaos. Less Noise. by Kem Meyer
No Comments » October 3, 2016

Less Chaos. Less Noise. by Kem Meyer

Kem Meyer's Less Chaos. Less Noise.: Effective Communications for an Effective Church updates her 2009 book with new examples and advice for church staff.

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Kem Meyer: The Church Needs Less Chaos, Less Noise
2 Comments » October 3, 2016

Kem Meyer: The Church Needs Less Chaos, Less Noise

Church communication guru Kem Meyer explains why the church needs less chaos and less noise, and she covers how communicators can get there.

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6 Simple Christmas Ideas
No Comments » September 28, 2016

6 Simple Christmas Ideas

Christmas is coming, and it's time for your church to start planning. We've got some simple ideas to get you going, from social media to reaching out.

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Close the Generational Communication Gap
1 Comment » September 26, 2016

Close the Generational Communication Gap

To close a generational communication gap, you need to do three things: commit to relevance and intentionality, correct assumptions and respect everyone.

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Church Communication Project Management on #cmschat
No Comments » September 23, 2016

Church Communication Project Management on #cmschat

How do you manage work that matters? The #cmschat on Twitter covers church communication project management.

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Christmas Ideas to Share Your Message on #cmschat
No Comments » September 16, 2016

Christmas Ideas to Share Your Message on #cmschat

With 100 days until Christmas, last night's #cmschat covered Christmas ideas to help your church spread the good news.

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How to Survive the Fall
No Comments » September 14, 2016

How to Survive the Fall

Everything ramps up at church in the fall. How do you survive it all? We've got two tips: 1) Go back to the basics and 2) Cut something.

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Church Comm Hacks: Doing It Well When You Can’t Do It All on #cmschat
No Comments » September 9, 2016

Church Comm Hacks: Doing It Well When You Can’t Do It All on #cmschat

For last night's #cmschat on Twitter, Jeanette Yates led a conversation about how to do church communication well when you're overwhelmed.

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Churches: Be Careful Using Olympic Trademarks
No Comments » August 8, 2016

Churches: Be Careful Using Olympic Trademarks

If your church is planning a sermon series, Olympic-related event or just tweeting the games, be aware of the Olympic brand crackdown.

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#67 & #68: Quit Saying Yes/No to Every New Idea
No Comments » July 14, 2016

#67 & #68: Quit Saying Yes/No to Every New Idea

Churches have two common downfalls when it comes to new ideas: 1. We say yes to everything and can't do anything well. 2. We reject everything new.

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How to Find the Right Target Audience for Your Message on #cmschat
No Comments » June 24, 2016

How to Find the Right Target Audience for Your Message on #cmschat

Last night's #cmschat on Twitter covered finding the right target audience and how to get them to take action.

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The Most Important Skill You Could Ever Learn on #cmschat
No Comments » June 3, 2016

The Most Important Skill You Could Ever Learn on #cmschat

Last night's #cmschat on Twitter covered the most important skill you could ever learn: storytelling.

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