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Secrets of a Secret Shopper: Reaching and Keeping Church Guests

Secrets of a Secret Shopper: Reaching and Keeping Church Guests

What if part of the Great Commission extends to how we invite people to church and get them to stay? Greg Atkinson helps church communicators understand how the welcome experience attracts or repels guests, sharing his insights in his new book Secrets of a Secret Shopper: Reaching and Keeping Church Guests.

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Easter: Whose Plan Is It?
No Comments » February 1, 2017

Easter: Whose Plan Is It?

Kelvin Co shares how his church had an Easter plan, complete with creative ideas and cool sets, but his pastor had let the ideas come before God's leading.

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Crisis Communication: Death of a Pastor
No Comments » January 30, 2017

Crisis Communication: Death of a Pastor

Dealing with any loss is difficult, but the death of a pastor presents unique challenges. Here's how one church dealt with the communication issues.

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One-Year Church Service Planning Calendar
8 Comments » January 25, 2017

One-Year Church Service Planning Calendar

How one church created a new worship service planning calendar that covers the entire year and why it's helping them communicate better.

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Free Coloring Calendar for Church Communicators
No Comments » January 23, 2017

Free Coloring Calendar for Church Communicators

Fishook's coloring calendar is ah-mazing with its dry humor and insightful, yet hyperbolic, glimpses into the everyday lives of church communicators.

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5 New Reasons to Attend The Intensive
No Comments » January 18, 2017

5 New Reasons to Attend The Intensive

We've reimagined our successful Certification Lab events as The Intensive, and we've got five reasons why church communicators need to attend.

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Free Devotional for Church Communicators
No Comments » 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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2017 Events for Church Communicators
No Comments » January 9, 2017

2017 Events for Church Communicators

A list of all the church communication events happening in 2017. Meet your fellow communicators, learn something new, and take your skills up a notch.

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12 Productivity Tips for Church Communicators
3 Comments » January 4, 2017

12 Productivity Tips for Church Communicators

Working in the church can be a challenge. You need to take care of yourself—work smarter, not harder. We've got a dozen productivity tips to help.

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Top 10 Posts of 2016
No Comments » December 26, 2016

Top 10 Posts of 2016

From Easter and Christmas to bulletins and announcements, we explore the biggest posts of the year. Spoiler alert: Watch out for Pokemon.

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Free New Year’s Social Media Graphics for Your Church
No Comments » December 22, 2016

Free New Year’s Social Media Graphics for Your Church

Get free graphics to celebrate New Year's. Queue them up and take some needed time off to rest, recuperate, and dream about what God can do in the new year.

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Big Dreams for a Big 2017
No Comments » December 21, 2016

Big Dreams for a Big 2017

When you turn 12, you learn it's time to grow up. Time to make decisions instead of choices. Here's what the CFCC team has dreamed and decided for 2017.

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Announcing The Intensive Workshops
No Comments » December 19, 2016

Announcing The Intensive Workshops

One of the best ways to get better at church communication doesn't happen by reading a blog. Check out our slate of 2017 training events.

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Nick Jones: Strategy, Vision & the Future of the Church
No Comments » December 14, 2016

Nick Jones: Strategy, Vision & the Future of the Church

Our newest board member, Nick Jones, talks about strategy, vision and the future of church communication.

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How to Plan a Massive, Community-Wide Christmas Event
No Comments » December 12, 2016

How to Plan a Massive, Community-Wide Christmas Event

One Voice is a two-night Christmas outreach in the Quad Cities involving 60 different ministries. Here's how we handled the communication challenges.

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15 Tasks to Assign Your Virtual Volunteers
No Comments » December 7, 2016

15 Tasks to Assign Your Virtual Volunteers

You have a pool of virtual volunteers. Now, what to do with them? Read our post to learn 15 communications tasks that can be assigned to any remote volunteer.

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