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Posts Tagged ‘excellence’

Chasing Church Excellence Can Drive You Crazy
1 Comment » September 24, 2014

Chasing Church Excellence Can Drive You Crazy

The pursuit of excellence can be frustrating, wasteful and exhausting. We need to redefine excellence. It's not about measuring up, but making the most.

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Church Creatives: Don’t Be Crushed By Comparison
4 Comments » February 17, 2014

Church Creatives: Don’t Be Crushed By Comparison

Teddy Roosevelt once said, “Comparison is the thief of joy.” Comparison can deflate your spirit and it's not how God defines success.

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quotes Article
No Comments » April 9, 2013

Madeleine L’Engle on People First

"The extraordinary, lovely thing was that the music got to be pretty good, far better, I am now convinced, than it would have been if I’d put the music first ...

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Church Communication Hero: Madeleine L’Engle
1 Comment » February 13, 2013

Church Communication Hero: Madeleine L’Engle

She fueled her creativity with challenges and doubts, overcoming rejection to become a celebrated author. She also worked in a church and understands our unique problems.

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Church Communication Hero: Walt Disney
8 Comments » July 3, 2012

Church Communication Hero: Walt Disney

The imagination and follow through of Walt Disney make him an inspiration and example for church communicators.

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Church Communication Hero: Steve Jobs
13 Comments » April 11, 2012

Church Communication Hero: Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs had vision, confidence, imagination and drive. It's these qualities that make him an unlikely church communication hero.

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The Problem with Excellence Part 2
6 Comments » August 10, 2011

The Problem with Excellence Part 2

Excellence is a great value, until it starts weighing us down. We explore some solutions to excellence as perfectionism, excellence spreading you too thin and having the wrong motivation.

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The Problem with Excellence Part 1
24 Comments » August 8, 2011

The Problem with Excellence Part 1

Excellence can be such a downer. We explore some unexpected problems with excellence that can be a hindrance to the communications work your church is doing.

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Authentic is the New Awesome
7 Comments » May 11, 2011

Authentic is the New Awesome

Denver Post profile of a tattooed Lutheran pastor emphasizes authenticity over, well, about anything else.

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Igniting Church Creativity with the 2010 Firestarters
No Comments » July 9, 2010

Igniting Church Creativity with the 2010 Firestarters

The Center for Church Communication just finished unveiling our 2010 Firestarters: Churches all over the nation that are excelling in the field of church communication.

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philosophy Article
13 Comments » August 11, 2004

No Need to Impress

Church is a place of acceptance and love where there's no need to impress. Check perfection at the door. Which makes clamoring for excellence in church marketing a sticky proposition.

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