How to Convert Church Vision to a Communication Thread

Many churches are spending large amounts of resources (time, money, etc.) to figure out their mission and vision. That internally-focused process is necessary — although I’d caution church leaders to check the Divine Handbook (the Bible) and you’ll see that our mission and vision are clearly described. Stop trying to come up with something new….

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No, An Annual Emphasis isn’t your Thread. Neither is a Vision.

Every ministry in your church needs to focus their communication on your community. Well, if you want the people in your community to pay attention. We know that if you talk about a solution that someone is seeking or about a pain (or concern) that’s troubling them, they will listen. So, when we discover our…

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3 Tips to Picking Your Church Communication Thread

I’ve committed my life to helping local churches become known for something so communities will understand that ministries should be included in their busy lives. It’s difficult for most of us since we’ve been active in the church world for years or associated with church culture. About a third of our communities don’t have any…

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Your Church Needs a Communication Thread

Most people love consistency while fleeing chaos. A busy church tends to have so many messages and activities that even church staff aren’t fully aware of the busy calendar. People in the congregation hear the occasional announcement, but even those who regularly attend can’t possibly know everything about the church. Take another step into your…

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Does Your Church Have a Thread?

threadToday’s church is a collection of diverse ministries housed on one campus. These ministries have a tendency to become an island and work alone, especially if there’s a separate Pastor or Leader in charge of each area. What often happens? Ministry silos are established where each area becomes known for something different. Perhaps your ministries…

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4 Benefits of a Centralized Church Communication Process

Most churches try 2 process structures to effectively communicate. Or a hybrid (as a third possibility). The choice is yours! It really doesn’t matter how many people are on your team either. It’s more about the flow of ideas and the production of the communication work. Your 3 choices? Let’s examine them: Decentralized: When all…

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Church, Control “Their” Tongue

The Bible is clear about controlling tongues. Why? Because our communication shows our hearts. And like a bit in the horse’s mouth or the rudder on a large ship, it directs and turns something much bigger than the small muscular organ. The tongue becomes huge! The church needs to control the tongues of others too….

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Leader, Are You Using Social Media Correctly?

He rolled his eyes. That’s the reaction I got recently as I talked with a church leadership team. I simply asked the senior pastor, “Do you post on social media?”. Social media, even with all of its issues, is the method most people communicate, connect, and get news and information. So why shouldn’t the church…

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