Posts Tagged ‘heroes’

Church Communication Hero: Oscar Romero
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
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
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
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
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
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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Church Communication Hero: Charles Wesley
December 5, 2012

Church Communication Hero: Charles Wesley

The 18th century hymns of Charles Wesley still touch hearts today. He communicated the truths of God through music in a way that connects. We can learn from his example.

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Church Communication Hero: Antoinette Brown Blackwell
November 14, 2012

Church Communication Hero: Antoinette Brown Blackwell

As the first woman ordained as a minister in the U.S., Antoinette Brown Blackwell believed that faith and social justice must coexist in more than just words.

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All Saints’ Day Heroes
November 1, 2012

All Saints’ Day Heroes

These days we quickly forget our history, but All Saints' Day is an opportunity to remember Christian heroes who have gone before us. Who are the church communication heroes that ...

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Church Communication Hero: Vincent van Gogh
October 10, 2012

Church Communication Hero: Vincent van Gogh

Despite a messy life, the artist Vincent van Gogh modeled the creative life for us as church communicators. We can learn from this artist--if unhinged--hero.

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Church Communication Hero: G.K. Chesterton
August 1, 2012

Church Communication Hero: G.K. Chesterton

What can this columnist, journalist, and novelist teach us about church communications? Quite a lot, actually.

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Church Communication Hero: Hudson Taylor
July 18, 2012

Church Communication Hero: Hudson Taylor

Hudson Taylor was a British missionary to China in the late 19th century who found a way to connect: the kimono. Find your kimono.

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Church Communication Hero: Walt Disney
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: Rembrandt
June 11, 2012

Church Communication Hero: Rembrandt

Lessons in church communication from a 17th century Dutch painter: Don't just tell the facts, tell the story.

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Church Communication Hero: Athanasius
May 14, 2012

Church Communication Hero: Athanasius

Athanasius battled heresy to create a faith-proclaiming document that's lasted well over a thousand years.

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