Church Communication

10 Tips for zooming into online church meetings (Part I)

Why do you hold church meetings? To transfer information? Consider texting or sending an email instead. To socialize? Nice, but team-building activities are more effective…and more fun. That leaves situations where you and your church team really do need to brainstorm, discuss, and come to some decision. OK, a meeting it is. But everyone doesn’t…

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Church Website Launch? Nobody cares

Old school website upgrade: design, develop, test, reviews / feedback, design, develop, etc. ending in a (ta-da) “launch date”. Current thinking: Go for the soft launch. It used to be that people saw websites as more static, less fluid. So, it made sense to try to get them as perfect as possible before putting them…

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Church Feign?

Envision a meeting place full of like-minded individuals who are eager to share their knowledge, experience, and life-lessons so that YOU can fulfill your God-given passion. Such a place is Fruition Lab. Recently, I attended the 2nd Fruition Lab meetup in Berrian Springs, MI. I was able to connect with some top marketers who happened…

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Why communication isn’t a person thing. It’s a core strategy

The corporate world has been in the ‘communications business’ for years. The church world is just beginning the acquaintance. As Darrel Girardier puts it, churches often have a knowledge gap about communication tools and how best to put them into practice. As a corporate communicator now church communicator, Girardier has a rare perspective. His excellent…

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Church tongue twisters fail for Gen Z (and how to fix this)

“Nevertheless, in church I would rather speak five words with my mind in order to instruct others, than ten thousand words in a tongue” (1 Corinthians 14:19 ESV) If you didn’t get every word in the title, that’s ok. Languages evolve, and we need to keep current. When we don’t, it’s as if we’re ‘speaking…

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