Archive for the ‘Writing & Editing’ Category

The Original Storyteller: Become a Better Storyteller in 30 Days by Robert Carnes
October 4, 2017

The Original Storyteller: Become a Better Storyteller in 30 Days by Robert Carnes

In his new 30-day devotional The Original Storyteller, Robert Carnes explores the principles of storytelling using a mix of stories and biblical examples.

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The Original Storyteller: Making Stories Practical for Churches
October 4, 2017

The Original Storyteller: Making Stories Practical for Churches

Stories are a timeless way to connect. We sit down with author Robert Carnes to learn more about storytelling and what it can mean for the church.

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How Your Church Can Repurpose Content
October 12, 2016

How Your Church Can Repurpose Content

By repurposing content, you increase the likelihood that the right audience will find your message, while you create a consistent brand story.

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How to Find Stories to Tell at Your Church
August 10, 2016

How to Find Stories to Tell at Your Church

Your church has some powerful stories to tell, but you can't share them if you don't know them. We explore active and passive ways to gather stories.

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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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Creating Church Community Through Better Content
March 21, 2016

Creating Church Community Through Better Content

Ask yourself: What could we post that would give people a sense of connectivity and affinity? That's how you find better content.

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Church Bulletin Do’s and Don’ts: A Visitor’s Perspective
March 16, 2016

Church Bulletin Do’s and Don’ts: A Visitor’s Perspective

A church bulletin user offers bulletin tips from a user's perspective. What should be on the cover? How much info inside? Should you use pictures?

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How to Write Compelling Church Announcements on #cmschat
December 4, 2015

How to Write Compelling Church Announcements on #cmschat

Last night's #cmschat on Twitter covered how to write church announcements that get results.

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The Communication Schedule Episode
July 20, 2015

The Communication Schedule Episode

Our own editor Kevin D. Hendricks talks about curating content and creating a communication schedule for your church in the latest episode of our podcast.

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How to Manage Content for Your Church
July 20, 2015

How to Manage Content for Your Church

Most churches are creating lots of content—it can really help to organize it. We share extra tips from our recent Church Marketing Podcast.

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3 Places Where the Church Has Too Many Typos
June 10, 2015

3 Places Where the Church Has Too Many Typos

Learn where typos are most often found in the church, how to fix them and why it's important.

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The Website Content Episode
April 14, 2015

The Website Content Episode

We talk with copywriter, marketer and storyteller Mike Kim about how your church can write effective copy.

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A Storytelling Refresher for Your Church
October 14, 2014

A Storytelling Refresher for Your Church

The church loves stories. But as much as we love them, we need more practice in making storytelling work in our communication.

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writing-editing Article
October 9, 2014

Religious Style Guide: Consistency!

Every church communicator needs a style guide, but the AP Stylebook doesn’t always cut it. You need a religious style guide to bring consistency.

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Embrace Restrictions: The 5-Minute Presentation
September 25, 2013

Embrace Restrictions: The 5-Minute Presentation

Restrictions can unleash your creativity. What would happen if your church embraced restrictions with shorter sermons, welcome videos and announcements?

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