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Creating Better Church Web Pages (3 Principles)

Most churches have websites but sadly, most church websites are created so that many won’t be interested in looking at them. It’s a lot of wasted effort. Let’s fix that. Let’s commit to building our websites so that we deliver what people (your congregation and community) are looking for. That’s summed up in...

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Is your Church Communications Ready for Summer?

It seems like spring just started but we’re almost into summer. Yes, time flies — especially when it comes to church communication. Summer brings added complication to your communication team: vacations, less attention from ministries, and your congregation drifts away from a regular schedule. Summer relaxes. Your communication team can’t. Here are...

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Winning Church Essential: Speed to Benefit

Everyone knows how to win a running race. Be the fastest while following the rules. But do you know how to win a church communication race? Many don’t know what a win even looks like! It’s getting your audience to the finish line (what they’re looking for) as fast as possible. In communication this...

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Calm Down (Communication Design, That Is)

Marketing communication is tough. There’s so much to say and people are only half listening or reading. After 3 decades of professionally designing and communicating, I’ve identified the main problem. Our communication is often delivered in a busy, non-organized, and complicated design. So, calm down. Please. Or risk never being heard, read,...

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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...