There’s a trap that those of us who work in church communications ministry fall into sometimes. No, not talking about that Chinese finger trap you keep in your desk drawer. We’re talking about the title trap. This means we tend to view our positions as “administrative or directorial” rather than ministerial. Shocking as this might sound this couldn’t be further from the truth. The truth is it is way beyond an administrative… Read More »Church Communications Trap.
Did you know? Disney Imagineers have gone as far as wearing padding on their knees to crawl in and around the parks at Disney World. Why would they do that? They did that just to see and experience the parks through a child’s perspective. I know a few people that work for Disney and they explained to me that every employee is trained in “guestology”. To Disney, the guest experience… Read More »What The Church Can Learn From Disney!
I had the pleasure of contributing for Church Marketing Sucks newest ebook – Getting Started in Church Communications: Copy, Web & Jobs. I want to encourage you to check out the website and download a copy to your mobile device and start reading. If you are just getting started in church communications, or if you have been doing it for a long time, this book will truly be worth your time. If you don’t need to know anymore…get your… Read More »Getting Started in Church Communications
In and out of every season of life, we have a reason to give thanks because we serve a wholly faithful, good, and loving God. When we begin our days, prayers, worship, reading, and fellowship with a heart of thanksgiving, we live out of a place of faith and reality found in the kingdom of God here on earth. Our God is bigger and better than our circumstances, fears, wounds,… Read More »Thanksgiving Everyday
Strategy is so important and will help guide you towards a more developed communications strategy. I want to share with you some steps I have had to learn over and over again when figuring out how to develop and carry out a strategy. These are by no means perfect and I am sure compared to some of the experts, I have left out something. The cool thing about these steps… Read More »Strategy…You Need It.
Throughout the Bible, there are many verses that speak of having joy. Philippians 4:4 states, “Rejoice in the Lord always, again I say rejoice. This verse does not tell us to only be joyful in the good times but to be joyful always, no matter what comes our way. What would it be like to have unhindered, abundant joy in the midst of all circumstances? The beauty of the joy God… Read More »COUNT IT ALL JOY
Am I now trying to win the approval of men, or of God? Or am I trying to please men? If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a servant of Christ -Galatians 1:10 Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about entertainment. I work at our local Gamestop and last week, as I’m sure many you know, was the release of one of the most anticipated… Read More »Now Showing…
Every time I find a cool video or read an article in Church Production Magazine, Collide, 8bit, etc. I am reminded of how awesome I am not. When it comes to making use of media around me as an effective tool in ministry, I’m no expert. I am completely humbled when I hear/read about others in media ministry who know how to do so many things: Constructing a contemporary worship space using lighting… Read More »Why and Who.