Posts Tagged ‘budget’

You Don’t Need Money to Be Creative
March 6, 2017

You Don’t Need Money to Be Creative

Any church, large or small, can be creative. The budget doesn’t matter (though time often does). Constraints release our creativity.

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25 Tips for Working With a Designer
May 26, 2015

25 Tips for Working With a Designer

Churches aren't always familiar with the ins and outs of working with a graphic designer. We've got some tips and ideas to make it easier.

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resources Article
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
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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Getting Started: Carolyn Clement
July 1, 2013

Getting Started: Carolyn Clement

We talk with volunteer webmaster and social media manager Carolyn Clement about getting started in church marketing: "It’s an exciting time to be a part of church communications."

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Dave Hartland on Budget
May 14, 2013

Dave Hartland on Budget

“There is nothing more powerful than a well-told story about someone whose life has been changed by Jesus.”

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5 Ways to Do Church Communication on the Cheap
April 8, 2013

5 Ways to Do Church Communication on the Cheap

Church communication doesn't have to be expensive. A Creative Missions alumni explores some ways to do church communication without a huge budget.

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Getting Started: Eric Murrell
December 10, 2012

Getting Started: Eric Murrell

Church comm pro Eric Murrell talks about fitting his perfectionism into a church environment, how budget woes can be a fun challenge and how to build a solid foundation for ...

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Getting Started: Meredith Gould
December 3, 2012

Getting Started: Meredith Gould

We talk with Meredith Gould about budgets, strategy, fears and failures when it comes to church communication. She brings years of expertise and a focus on liturgical congregations.

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Getting Started: Angela Bengtson
November 26, 2012

Getting Started: Angela Bengtson

Angela works at a big church in a small town, but they're no megachurch and that's OK: "Although it is great to be inspired by what the 'gurus' are doing, ...

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Getting Started: Steve Fogg
October 8, 2012

Getting Started: Steve Fogg

"I don't equate boring with what I do," says church communicator Steve Fogg. "If something is boring yet informative and nails our mission... win!"

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Office Hours: Online Budgets & Bulletin Advertising
August 8, 2012

Office Hours: Online Budgets & Bulletin Advertising

Our own Justin Wise has online office hours and takes your questions. This week he talks about online marketing budgets and bulletin advertising.

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evangelism-outreach Article
February 15, 2010

Our Marketing Budget is $0

This year our church made the decision to pull all of our traditional marketing dollars (phone book, newspaper, radio, etc.), and we moved it to equipping our people and staff ...

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church-business Article
January 11, 2010

Saddleback’s Big Ask

You might have heard that Rick Warren made headlines last week with his end-of-year financial ask: They needed $900,000. They got $2.4 million. Some lauded their commitment to stay within ...

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philosophy Article
May 10, 2006

The Church & Money: Plasma TV or Feed the Poor?

It’s an age old debate—where to spend the church’s money. Is our money better suited going to the poor or to a new website? The AIDS crisis or a coffee ...

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