Archive for the ‘News & Updates’ Category

Rethink Communication: You Have One Job
January 28, 2019

Rethink Communication: You Have One Job

The heart of what we do isn't getting more Facebook likes or boosting attendance. At the end of the day, our one job is to put Jesus on display.

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Rethink Communication: A Message Delivery Problem
January 25, 2019

Rethink Communication: A Message Delivery Problem

The church doesn't have a message problem, it has a message delivery problem. The playbook that got us to where we are is not going to get us any farther.

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Rethink Communication: Who Is This Book For?
January 23, 2019

Rethink Communication: Who Is This Book For?

Communication isn't somebody's job, it's everybody's job. If you have a passion for the church and you have a message to communicate, this book is for you.

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Rethink Communication by Phil Bowdle is Now Available
January 22, 2019

Rethink Communication by Phil Bowdle is Now Available

We're proud to announce the launch of our latest book, Rethink Communication: A Playbook to Clarify and Communicate Everything in Your Church by Phil Bowdle.

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Creative Missions 2019: Rhode Island
January 9, 2019

Creative Missions 2019: Rhode Island

The ninth annual Creative Missions trip is heading to Rhode Island April 27-May 3. The application process opens Friday, Jan. 11.

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Nuts & Bolts: New Courageous Storytellers Resources
January 7, 2019

Nuts & Bolts: New Courageous Storytellers Resources

Nuts and bolts are rarely in the spotlight, but things and teams fall apart without them. This month we're talking about the random things that keep your church moving forward.

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Rethink Communication Excerpt: Urgent vs. Important
December 18, 2018

Rethink Communication Excerpt: Urgent vs. Important

Here’s the tension every communication leader faces: How do I communicate what is important when every ministry wants a marketing campaign?

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Pre-Order Rethink Communication by Phil Bowdle
December 12, 2018

Pre-Order Rethink Communication by Phil Bowdle

It’s never been easier to communicate. Unfortunately, it’s never been harder to connect. Churches need a playbook to navigate the biggest communication shift in generations.

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Creativity: New Courageous Storytellers Resources
December 3, 2018

Creativity: New Courageous Storytellers Resources

Sometimes it just seems like the creative juices aren't flowing. Or the church down the road has their stuff together and you don't. We've got creativity resources to help you ...

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Clint McManaman: Churches Need to Simplify
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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Environments: New Courageous Storytellers Resources
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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Anouncements: New Courageous Storytellers Resources
September 5, 2018

Anouncements: New Courageous Storytellers Resources

Oh, announcements: the bane of our existence as church communicators. We've got the tips and resources to help you make announcements more effective.

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Changing Membership Directors for Courageous Storytellers
August 16, 2018

Changing Membership Directors for Courageous Storytellers

We've got some mixed feelings today as we say a tearful goodbye to our current membership director, Kelley Hartnett, and a happy welcome to Matt Ehresman, who steps in.

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New Executive Director Mark MacDonald
August 8, 2018

New Executive Director Mark MacDonald

We welcome Mark MacDonald as our new executive director and talk about the current and future state of church communication.

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Public Relations: New Courageous Storytellers Resources
August 1, 2018

Public Relations: New Courageous Storytellers Resources

We've got a giant bundle of press-related stuff on Courageous Storytellers—with a healthy dose of crisis communication tips tossed in for good measure. (I hope you never, ever need them.)

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