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Strange Leadership by Greg Atkinson

Strange Leadership by Greg Atkinson

Expecting the same old leadership advice, I was completely surprised by the richness and depth this book offers its readers. Greg's genuine compassion and enthusiasm serve as catalysts for what he shares with his readers. It’s inspirational fire for those of us challenged by his words of wisdom and faith.

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Fourth of July Frustrations
15 Comments » July 2, 2014

Fourth of July Frustrations

It's Independence Day in America, but is a patriotic party appropriate in church? Three reasons why you might want to tone down the Fourth of July festivities.

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Does Church Marketing Still Suck?: Meredith Gould
34 Comments » July 1, 2014

Does Church Marketing Still Suck?: Meredith Gould

Church communication is valid, vital and valued. But church websites and strategy? Still suck. Plus, win a free copy of The Social Media Gospel.

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Celebrating 10 Years of Sucks
3 Comments » July 1, 2014

Celebrating 10 Years of Sucks

Church Marketing Sucks first launched in 2004, and we're ready to celebrate 10 years of church marketing goodness.

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How to Get Involved
No Comments » July 1, 2014

How to Get Involved

We're always in need of some extra hands to help church communication suck less. Here's how you can help.

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What We Do: The Work of the Center for Church Communication
No Comments » July 1, 2014

What We Do: The Work of the Center for Church Communication

Ever wonder what the Center for Church Communication does? Learn exactly what goes on here.

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YouTube vs. Vimeo: Which Should Churches Use?
13 Comments » June 30, 2014

YouTube vs. Vimeo: Which Should Churches Use?

Should your church use YouTube or Vimeo for video? Vimeo has a slicker look, but YouTube is the clear winner.

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Expectations & Priorities
1 Comment » June 25, 2014

Expectations & Priorities

You need to know what comes first. Managing expectations and setting priorities is important for any church hoping to be effective in communication.

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Church Marketing Podcast: The Seat at the Table Episode
3 Comments » June 24, 2014

Church Marketing Podcast: The Seat at the Table Episode

If you've ever wanted a formula for being awesome at communication, this episode is for you. Tim Peters shares five communication elements to filter every decision you make.

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How to Delegate Creative Work Without Making More Work
7 Comments » June 23, 2014

How to Delegate Creative Work Without Making More Work

The art and science of delegation takes time to learn, but here's a way to hand off work and slowly encourage creatives so they can do more on their own.

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Church Marketing Lab: Planning Ahead
No Comments » June 20, 2014

Church Marketing Lab: Planning Ahead

We'd love to see what you're working on. Share your stuff in the Church Marketing Lab and get some feedback.

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Know Thyself
1 Comment » June 18, 2014

Know Thyself

You'll be a better communicator for your church when you know yourself. What are your strengths and limitations? What drives you?

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Easter Ideas For Next Year
No Comments » June 16, 2014

Easter Ideas For Next Year

Easter has come and gone. But it's not too late to grab some top-notch Easter ideas your church can use for next year.

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Certification Lab June 2014: Repeat Success
No Comments » June 13, 2014

Certification Lab June 2014: Repeat Success

The Certification Lab offered intensive learning for new church communicators: Have fun, learn lots, ask questions and let God move in ways you never thought possible.

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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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Certification Lab in Action
No Comments » June 9, 2014

Certification Lab in Action

Right now more than 30 church communicators are gathered in Atlanta for the Certification Lab. Check out the insights being shared.

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