Easter is Happening

Easter is Happening – Let’s Keep it Real

In just a short time, Easter will be over. You’ve done your Easter mailers and handed out invitations, and encouraged your people to invite. You have posted your social media graphics, prepared your sermon, enlisted extra volunteers, prayed, and hoped for the best. You’ve read a plethora of articles on how to have the best […]

The Pastor’s Blog is Dead! [Part 1]

So every once in awhile, I get an email like this… It’s basically a ministry leader asking me for advice on how to get a pastor’s blog up and going. He’s hoping it will allow him to connect to his church family during the week. Usually, I just follow up with these two questions: Question […]

Open Letter Frustrated Media Team

An Open Letter to Pastors From the Church Media Team – We’re Frustrated

Dear Pastor, the church media team is frustrated with you. We understand that you are very busy and that there are other matters that require your attention, but… The truth is, we feel that you are not giving the church media the attention it deserves. There are so many amazing opportunities available right now, and you […]

7 Simple Ways to Wow First Time Church Visitors

[su_dropcap style=”flat” size=”4″]A[/su_dropcap]nticipation? Expectation? A little bit of nausea? A combination of the three? Someone visiting your church for the first time can experience a wide variety of feelings and emotions as they enter the unknown abyss. Will they know anyone? Will the things they’ve heard about your church prove true, or will they be […]

Church Marketing Myths and Realities

[su_dropcap style=”flat” size=”4″]C[/su_dropcap]hurch marketing. Those two words inspire many of us, nauseate some, and strike fear and frustration into others. I guess it all depends on what your concept of marketing is, and how you’ve chosen to translate that into the church. Before we jump into a definition of church marketing, let’s spend a few […]

Church Communication

3 Power Skills of the Successful Church Communicator

[su_dropcap style=”flat” size=”4″]E[/su_dropcap]veryone is a communicator. Whether intentionally or accidentally, we exchange information or news with other humans daily. Early communication occurred primarily by voice, then written language, and now by dozens of channels thanks to the recent explosion of technology. While methods and modes of communication have changed over the years, the principles are timeless. […]