Archive for the ‘Think Ahead’ Category

Creating a Church Communication Strategy on #cmschat
No Comments » July 3, 2015

Creating a Church Communication Strategy on #cmschat

Last night's #cmschat on Twitter discussed building a church communication strategy, how to do so and why it is important.

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Common Mistake: Lack of a Digital Strategy
2 Comments » June 22, 2015

Common Mistake: Lack of a Digital Strategy

A common mistake among church communicators is not having a holistic digital strategy for your church. Here's a free resource that can help.

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6 Tips to Help Create a Compelling Sermon Series
No Comments » June 15, 2015

6 Tips to Help Create a Compelling Sermon Series

Check out six tips your communications team can use when creating a sermon series, from making the creative brief to meeting with the pastor.

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Questions on Church Communication Strategy on #cmschat
No Comments » May 8, 2015

Questions on Church Communication Strategy on #cmschat

For this week's #cmschat on Twitter we talked about the big questions you need to be asking about your church communication strategy.

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resources Article
2 Comments » May 7, 2015

Church Communication on the Cheap

Most churches have little or no budget for communication, so doing church communication on the cheap is a bonus. We talk free and low-cost resources.

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Church Communication on the Cheap on #cmschat
1 Comment » May 2, 2015

Church Communication on the Cheap on #cmschat

This week's #cmschat on Twitter covered hacks, tips and ideas for how to do church communication on a shoestring budget.

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Mother’s Day: Third Most Popular Sunday
2 Comments » April 29, 2015

Mother’s Day: Third Most Popular Sunday

Mother's Day is the third most attended Sunday of the year, but let's avoid some of the pitfalls of the day, from stereotypes to insensitivity.

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Scheduling, Managing & Priority of Messages on #cmschat
No Comments » March 20, 2015

Scheduling, Managing & Priority of Messages on #cmschat

This week's #cmschat talked about how to schedule, manage and prioritize your church's messages. How do you decide what gets a platform announcement?

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Easter Ideas on #cmschat
No Comments » February 20, 2015

Easter Ideas on #cmschat

Our weekly Twitter chat covers Easter ideas. Check out the transcript for all the tips and ideas from church communicators in the trenches.

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The Best Easter Strategy: Stay Calm
1 Comment » February 18, 2015

The Best Easter Strategy: Stay Calm

Easter is coming up quick. Aak! But don't freak out. The best Easter strategy is to just stay calm. Tackle your marketing strategy one bite at a time.

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Looking Ahead to 2015
1 Comment » December 22, 2014

Looking Ahead to 2015

This is the time of year when we reflect on 2014 and look towards 2015. We have collected some posts from around the Internet to help us reflect and plan.

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Four Ways to Shift the Church’s Focus
No Comments » December 15, 2014

Four Ways to Shift the Church’s Focus

In order for effective communication to be a reality in the church, change needs to happen. We need to shift our way of thinking. More importantly, we need to enable ...

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Thanksgiving: Chaos to Calm
No Comments » November 24, 2014

Thanksgiving: Chaos to Calm

Thanksgiving can often get lost in the rush to promote Christmas. Rather than feeling stressed, take this time to be thankful for all that we have.

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How to Manage Your Communication Schedule & Strategy
5 Comments » November 18, 2014

How to Manage Your Communication Schedule & Strategy

"I fell into church communication. Now what?" Get a handle on a communication schedule and strategy. We've got four principles and a free webinar.

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Embrace Tradition for Your Christmas Celebration
No Comments » November 17, 2014

Embrace Tradition for Your Christmas Celebration

Don't put baby Jesus on a zip line, embrace tradition: candlelight services, classic songs, the Christmas story. People like tradition at Christmas.

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