Posts Tagged ‘heroes’

Church Communication Hero: Hildegard von Bingen
2 Comments » April 28, 2014

Church Communication Hero: Hildegard von Bingen

A 12th century Benedictine nun who wasn't dismissed as another hallucinatory nutcase but celebrated for her visions and challenge.

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Church Communication Hero: Albert Einstein
No Comments » March 31, 2014

Church Communication Hero: Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein is the greatest scientist of the 20th century and his breakthroughs offer lessons in imagination and creativity.

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Church Communication Hero: Anne Frank
No Comments » February 5, 2014

Church Communication Hero: Anne Frank

“Sometimes I very much doubt whether in the future anyone will be interested in all my tosh.” How wrong Anne Frank was.

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Church Communication Hero: Frederick Douglass
No Comments » January 15, 2014

Church Communication Hero: Frederick Douglass

A slave, turned free man, turned abolitionist used a holiday address to get in the faces of his oppressors. In this address, we find church communications gold.

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Church Communication Hero: Turibius de Mogrovejo
No Comments » December 23, 2013

Church Communication Hero: Turibius de Mogrovejo

Sometimes there's a job you don't want to do. But it's perfect for you. That's the story of Turibius de Mogrovejo. He was just a layman in Spain, but he ...

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Church Communication Hero: St. Nicholas
1 Comment » December 4, 2013

Church Communication Hero: St. Nicholas

Beneath all the myth, folklore and legend of Santa Claus is the story of a true church communication hero. St. Nicholas was a third century bishop known for his generosity.

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Who’s Your Hero?
1 Comment » November 15, 2013

Who’s Your Hero?

We all need inspiration. Check out the inspiring stories of 15 heroes chronicled in our new ebook, Church Communication Heroes Volume 1.

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Church Communication Heroes Volume 1
3 Comments » November 1, 2013

Church Communication Heroes Volume 1

On All Saints' Day we launch a collection of stories about communicators who have gone before us, sources of inspiration, encouragement and challenge.

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Church Communication Hero: Pauli Murray
No Comments » October 30, 2013

Church Communication Hero: Pauli Murray

A writer, teacher, lawyer and priest, Pauli Murray refused to be categorized. She broke racial and gender barriers and was truly a woman before her time.

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Church Communication Hero: Oscar Romero
2 Comments » July 24, 2013

Church Communication Hero: Oscar Romero

Archbishop Oscar Romero spoke out against government-sponsored violence and injustice, stood up for the poor and championed a courageous gospel in El Salvador during the late 1970s.

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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: The Dream of MLK
2 Comments » January 25, 2013

Church Communication Hero: The Dream of MLK

Martin Luther King Jr. gave the I have a dream speech, not the I have a plan speech. Inspiring people is more effective than informing them.

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Church Communication Hero: The Work of MLK
1 Comment » January 17, 2013

Church Communication Hero: The Work of MLK

Martin Luther King Jr. took action: “One of the great tragedies of life is that men seldom bridge the gulf between practice and profession, between doing and saying.”

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Church Communication Hero: The Words of MLK
No Comments » January 16, 2013

Church Communication Hero: The Words of MLK

Encouragement and inspiration for church communicators from the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Church Communication Hero: Aimee Semple McPherson
1 Comment » January 2, 2013

Church Communication Hero: Aimee Semple McPherson

She was an evangelist, radio pioneer, early experimenter in the production arts and founder of the Foursquare denomination. We explore lessons in the life of Aimee Semple McPherson.

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