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The Social Christian: A Theological Exploration of Social Media

The Social Christian: A Theological Exploration of Social Media

Social media is a community that needs Jesus. Christians have a responsibility to represent Christ through their status updates, photos, and interactions. Phil Schneider encourages honest and authentic engagement by Christians to the world around them, in person and online.

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Share the Love: Valentine’s Day Social Media Graphics
January 25, 2018

Share the Love: Valentine’s Day Social Media Graphics

Download our free collection of Valentine's Day social media graphics for your church, based on 1 Corinthians 13:4-8, and talk about true love.

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New Book: You’ve Got This by Kelley Hartnett
January 24, 2018

New Book: You’ve Got This by Kelley Hartnett

Church communication is hard. We get it. But you know what? You've got this. Here's a pep talk for church communicators that's part hug and part first-bump.

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5 Lies to Overcome When Recruiting Tech Volunteers for Your Church
January 22, 2018

5 Lies to Overcome When Recruiting Tech Volunteers for Your Church

As leaders, we should help people transcend their fears about volunteering. We can do that in two ways. First, we exemplify love and grace. Second, we address the lies that ...

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Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday: 15 Ways to Get Them Together
January 17, 2018

Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday: 15 Ways to Get Them Together

Valentine's Day and Ash Wednesday land on the same day for the first time since 1945. It's an opportunity for your church to bring these two ideas together.

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Nate Lu: Creatives and Churches Have More in Common Than Not
January 16, 2018

Nate Lu: Creatives and Churches Have More in Common Than Not

We asked new board member Nate Lu, "What's the single greatest thing you think churches can do to communicate better?" He said, "Try."

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MLK Day Tips & Tweets
January 10, 2018

MLK Day Tips & Tweets

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a chance for your church to celebrate a hero who also happened to be a pastor. We've got tips and sample social posts to ...

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Let’s Get Down to Business: How to Communicate the Boring
January 8, 2018

Let’s Get Down to Business: How to Communicate the Boring

Some types of church communication are less than exciting. Annual reports, anyone? We explore how seemingly boring communication can be an opportunity.

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2018 Events for Church Communicators
January 3, 2018

2018 Events for Church Communicators

You're not alone. Check out some church communication events—or local meetups or online groups—to connect with your fellow church communicators.

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Storytelling: The Church Needs to Tell More Stories
January 2, 2018

Storytelling: The Church Needs to Tell More Stories

This month on Courageous Storytellers, we’ve set out to answer not only the what of storytelling, but also the why and how.

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Top 10 Posts of 2017
December 27, 2017

Top 10 Posts of 2017

At the close of another year it's always fun to take a look back and see what we accomplished. So here are our top 10 posts from 2017.

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Whew, Christmas Can Be Exhausting
December 20, 2017

Whew, Christmas Can Be Exhausting

Don't you just love Christmas? OK, maybe not right this second while you're putting in too many hours. Christmas is hard, but it's also magical.

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Christmas Greetings From Lori Bailey
December 18, 2017

Christmas Greetings From Lori Bailey

Christmas encouragement as we come down to the wire: "May you feel that strength coursing through you as we awake our world to a God who is with us."

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Free Christmas Photo Checklist for Churches
December 13, 2017

Free Christmas Photo Checklist for Churches

Christmas services can go by in a blur—don't miss this opportunity to get some great photos. We've got a Christmas photo checklist that can help.

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The Church Communicator’s Last-Minute Christmas Checklist
December 11, 2017

The Church Communicator’s Last-Minute Christmas Checklist

Christmas is a crazy time at church. You know it, and I know it. Let's keep the panic and chaos to a dull roar by employing a last-minute Christmas checklist.

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You Might Need More Interruptions
December 8, 2017

You Might Need More Interruptions

Disruptions come and go, especially during this season. Imagine the extreme interruption Mary faced. But when God interrupts, the best response is yes.

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