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Does Your Congregation Really Know What’s Going On?

It happens all the time. Someone in your congregation sees you and asks about an upcoming event or a regularly occurring ministry. They have no idea if it’s happening. What’s scary? It was just announced in the service PLUS someone crafted a paragraph about it in the bulletin that’s tucked in their...

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(Short) Checklist so People Will Receive Your Communication

Sad truth: People aren’t paying attention to most (church) communication. In fact, most people are only half-listening or half-reading. An exasperated church communicator recently asked me, “how do you change this trend!?” Stop wasting people’s time. That’s the easy answer. Then, after a little thought, I added “there’s probably 4 things you have...

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Your Staff Web Page is Crucial (How to Improve It)

Your website should be the center of your digital communications. Everything should rely on it: to inform your congregation and to engage your community. Most will approach a website for answers. Check your analytics (data that’s kept to see where people click on your website) and you’ll probably discover (if you have one)...