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Posts Tagged ‘strategy’

The Social Church by Justin Wise
2 Comments » February 3, 2014

The Social Church by Justin Wise

If you want to succeed with social media, you need to figure out your big idea. Ironically, this advice has little to do with new technology.

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Vision is Viral: Talking Social Media & Church With Justin Wise
1 Comment » February 3, 2014

Vision is Viral: Talking Social Media & Church With Justin Wise

Churches need to join the social dialogue, but before Facebook you need to figure out what you're all about. Big idea first, says Justin Wise.

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Developing a Theology of Planning by Tony Morgan
1 Comment » December 5, 2013

Developing a Theology of Planning by Tony Morgan

“The truth is, hope is a terrible strategy to grow, develop and multiply what God has entrusted to us as leaders.”

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Two Communication Keys That Doubled My Church
17 Comments » October 9, 2013

Two Communication Keys That Doubled My Church

My church's attendance doubled in two years. Why? Because we focused on our 'why.' We told people why we existed and said no to distractions.

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Getting Started: Dave Shrein
2 Comments » October 7, 2013

Getting Started: Dave Shrein

Dave Shrein talks about understanding strategy, submitting to leaders and forging vital relationships with co-workers.

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Communicate How You Communicate
7 Comments » June 3, 2013

Communicate How You Communicate

Recently I was visiting a church and the pastor told his congregation the five ways to get more information about what's going on. I didn't realize how helpful that could ...

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How to Do a Communications Self-Audit
No Comments » April 22, 2013

How to Do a Communications Self-Audit

The first step in any church marketing overhaul is to know what you're doing and how you're doing it. Time to take stock.

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5-Minute Church Communication Strategy
5 Comments » March 18, 2013

5-Minute Church Communication Strategy

Struggling to start a communication strategy for your church? Take five minutes to ponder these two questions and begin to bring some clarity to your approach.

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Where Are You Going: Insight & Catalyst Discount
No Comments » February 5, 2013

Where Are You Going: Insight & Catalyst Discount

Save $40 on Catalyst West and check out this piece on communication leadership, about the importance of answering the question, "Where are you taking me?"

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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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Getting Started: Meredith Gould
4 Comments » 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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Thanksgiving All Year Long: Thankfulness as Communication Strategy
No Comments » November 21, 2012

Thanksgiving All Year Long: Thankfulness as Communication Strategy

Thanksgiving is an opportunity to reflect and be thankful. It's also an ideal communication strategy we can employ all year long.

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Boring vs. Fun: How to Prevent the Boring
No Comments » October 29, 2012

Boring vs. Fun: How to Prevent the Boring

There's a lot of fun work in church communication. There's also stuff that's boring. A lot of fun stuff eventually becomes boring, but there are ways we can keep that ...

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Getting Started: Kelvin Co
2 Comments » August 20, 2012

Getting Started: Kelvin Co

With 25 years of communication experience, Kelvin Co shares his insights on getting started in church communication.

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Rediscovering Vision: Tim Stevens & Granger
1 Comment » July 9, 2012

Rediscovering Vision: Tim Stevens & Granger

We talk with Tim Stevens of Granger Community Church about how after nearly 20 years of growth the church got stuck but didn't stay there.

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