Posts Tagged ‘story’

Four Ways to Shift the Church’s Focus
No Comments » December 15, 2014

Four Ways to Shift the Church’s Focus

In order for effective communication to be a reality in the church, change needs to happen. We need to shift our way of thinking. More importantly, we need to enable ...

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You Are a Storyteller Not a Salesman
No Comments » December 3, 2014

You Are a Storyteller Not a Salesman

Don't set out to prove a point. Set out to tell a great story. It's a lesson in creativity and making things better that starts with being a storyteller.

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A Storytelling Refresher for Your Church
1 Comment » October 14, 2014

A Storytelling Refresher for Your Church

The church loves stories. But as much as we love them, we need more practice in making storytelling work in our communication.

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Design Basics: Storytelling in Design
No Comments » April 2, 2014

Design Basics: Storytelling in Design

It has been said that a picture is worth a thousand words. If that is true why do we at times struggle to use design to tell great stories?

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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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Struggles & Victories: Calvary Bible Church
No Comments » November 4, 2013

Struggles & Victories: Calvary Bible Church

The woes and wins of church communication. Struggling with ministries competing for announcement space and stories coming through as victorious.

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Dave Hartland on Budget
1 Comment » 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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Tell Me a Story by Scott McClellan
3 Comments » February 27, 2013

Tell Me a Story by Scott McClellan

A good story needs conflict. This book explores how story works and can offer us insight as we seek to live out the one true story of the gospel.

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The Billboard Problem
5 Comments » February 27, 2013

The Billboard Problem

The modern American church’s affinity for billboards has been well documented because, let’s face it, we’ve produced our share of terrible signage. But if we’re to announce the kingdom of ...

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Matt Knisely on Feeling
No Comments » February 26, 2013

Matt Knisely on Feeling

"As artists, communicators, marketers, and storytellers don't try to make people feel good. Just make them feel."

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Church Advertising Observations Part 2: 8 Tips
6 Comments » October 2, 2012

Church Advertising Observations Part 2: 8 Tips

If church advertising doesn't work, how do we make it work? We explore eight practical tips that can help make your advertising more effective.

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Church Advertising Observations Part 1: Why It Doesn’t Work
19 Comments » October 1, 2012

Church Advertising Observations Part 1: Why It Doesn’t Work

So much church advertising doesn't work. It doesn't resonate, it beats up on the church and it doesn't work on an emotional level. We explore why church advertising often falls ...

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STORY 2012 Recap
No Comments » September 28, 2012

STORY 2012 Recap

The STORY conference is all about creatives. Here are some of the highlights: "The reason we create is because we have no other choice." -Isaac Rentz

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STORY Meetup
No Comments » September 19, 2012

STORY Meetup

Join us for a STORY meetup in Chicago. We'll grab supper after the main session on Thursday evening. RSVP now!

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Lessons for the Church from the 2012 Olympics
2 Comments » August 13, 2012

Lessons for the Church from the 2012 Olympics

The 2012 Summer Olympics offer plenty of lessons for churches. Here are three: Tell a story, be a good sport, you're not in control. Plus, bacon!

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