Three Ways To Win The Church Announcement Struggle

Three Ways To Win The Church Announcement Struggle

We’ve started doing weekly video announcements and it’s been a struggle to find "announcers." Are verbal announcements still a good idea when we already have a bi-weekly bulletin that includes announcements, too?

Five Reasons Why I Think Individual Ministry Facebook Pages Are A Good Idea

Five Reasons Why I Think Individual Ministry Facebook Pages Are A Good Idea

Do you endorse different Facebook pages for the different departments? I'm looking for a way ministry leaders can get pertinent info out to those interested without clogging up main communication channels in the church. It seems there would be challenges ensuring those pages reflect our values and don't get us into any sticky situations.

Six Places To Get A Fresh Perspective About Racism

Six Places To Get A Fresh Perspective About Racism

I try (keyword: try) not to speak out on topics when I am pressured, emotional, ill-informed or inexperienced. Every time I give in under one of those circumstances, my noble intentions cause more harm than good.

Three Essentials For Your Pre-Launch Communications Plan

Three Essentials For Your Pre-Launch Communications Plan

When I audit communications teams and functions for organizations, a crucial part of the process is leading informal focus groups with key stakeholder groups. In almost every case, I encounter team members from different departments who are frustrated with each other because they are not fully aware of changes before they are implemented.