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Clint McManaman: Churches Need to Simplify
No Comments » November 19, 2018

Clint McManaman: Churches Need to Simplify

"The church needs to simplify everything," says Clint McManaman, a designer, creative strategist, and now Center for Church Communication board member.

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30 Ways to Thank Your Team
No Comments » November 14, 2018

30 Ways to Thank Your Team

The work of any church is done by an army of dedicated people. It’s often thankless work, so do everything you can to say thank you.

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Social Media That Worked: Videos & Connection
No Comments » November 12, 2018

Social Media That Worked: Videos & Connection

We talked to several churches about what works best for them on social media. The answers? Videos and relevant content.

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Social Media Starter Checklist
No Comments » November 7, 2018

Social Media Starter Checklist

Where should your church start with social media? We've got good news: You don't have to do everything. We've got tips for where and how to get started.

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Social Media: New Courageous Storytellers Resources
1 Comment » November 5, 2018

Social Media: New Courageous Storytellers Resources

Social media moves and changes very quickly. It can be exhausting to keep up with a bunch of networks and algorithm changes and what is Instagram TV?

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Church Communication Hero: Juana Inés De La Cruz
No Comments » October 31, 2018

Church Communication Hero: Juana Inés De La Cruz

Born in Mexico in 1651, Juana Inés De La Cruz didn't let anyone determine her worth. She overcame obstacles and made an impact, just like you.

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Be the Hero Your Church Needs

Be the Hero Your Church Needs

Find courage and inspiration by looking back at heroes who can inspire and encourage us to save the day without superpowers.

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Halloween: The Chance for Churches to Go Into Their Communities
No Comments » October 29, 2018

Halloween: The Chance for Churches to Go Into Their Communities

Instead of organizing yet another giant event and doing so much work to bring people to your church, why not send your church out on Halloween?

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Daylight Saving: Tips & Tweets to Be On-Time
No Comments » October 24, 2018

Daylight Saving: Tips & Tweets to Be On-Time

Daylight Saving Time is so weird. The clocks "fall back" an hour and everybody gets confused. We've got some tips and tweets to help remind your congregation.

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Eugene Peterson on Shopkeeping Pastors
No Comments » October 22, 2018

Eugene Peterson on Shopkeeping Pastors

Beloved pastor and author Eugene Peterson passed away. A constant encourager, he did have harsh words for pastors who didn't have the right priorities.

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Uncomfortable Questions: Is Your Church Welcoming on Difficult Issues?

Uncomfortable Questions: Is Your Church Welcoming on Difficult Issues?

Church should be a welcoming space, but how does your church maintain that welcoming environment when uncomfortable situations arise?

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How Can Lighting Enhance the Worship Experience?
1 Comment » October 17, 2018

How Can Lighting Enhance the Worship Experience?

Download this free case study where an older church utilized lighting to turn a very traditional building into a vibrant and modern atmosphere.

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Using Your Church Building for More Than Church
No Comments » October 15, 2018

Using Your Church Building for More Than Church

A shrinking Florida church redefines their mission and opens their doors to local nonprofits, creating a hub of activity that revitalizes their community.

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Welcoming Children to Church: Free Kids Pew Card
No Comments » October 10, 2018

Welcoming Children to Church: Free Kids Pew Card

For churches that welcome kids to the worship service, we have a handy, ready-to-print pew card that can help put parents at ease.

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The Pull of a Great Guest Brochure
No Comments » October 8, 2018

The Pull of a Great Guest Brochure

Instead of pushing opportunities onto first-time guests, a good guest brochure will offer select opportunities and pull them into participating.

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Our Church Banned Announcements. Yes, I’m Serious.
No Comments » October 3, 2018

Our Church Banned Announcements. Yes, I’m Serious.

Our church banned announcements about one-year ago. Yes, I’m serious. Instead of sharing information, we've switched to sharing stories of Jesus-led life change.

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Environments: New Courageous Storytellers Resources
No Comments » October 1, 2018

Environments: New Courageous Storytellers Resources

From your parking lot to your worship space and everywhere in between, people are taking note of what your environments communicate—even if they don't realize it.

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Announcement Timing: When to Schedule Announcements in Your Church Service
No Comments » September 26, 2018

Announcement Timing: When to Schedule Announcements in Your Church Service

Announcements are kind of the worst, aren’t they? What to announce, how to do it—even when to do it. So we weigh the pros and cons of when to schedule ...

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