An online magazine for pastors and church leaders.

Using Mentoring Skills in #ChurchComm

Before I was a Church Comm person I was a Pilates Instructor, and before that, I volunteered as a mentor and trainer for a non-profit online eating disorder support community. As I learn more and more about the world of church marketing and communications, I recognize 3 aspects of mentoring

Read More »

Fun 404 Pages

A 404 page is where you are directed to when a link is broken. Every website has them, but not every organization takes the effort to make theirs fun and reflect this value.

Read More »

Love is Hard

Whether you’ve been following Jesus for decades or you’re still on the fence about God, loving people can be painful, uncomfortable, exhausting, and even grueling at times. Love can hurt.

Read More »

How to Write an Attention-Grabbing Text Message

Chances are you’ve sent a few texts already today.  So it would seem that sending a text message to your church community would be the easiest, most natural thing in the world.  Except it isn’t.  There’s something about typing out a message on your phone with your thumbs, knowing it

Read More »
The Latest

5 Tips for Creating Great Sermon Slides

Sermon slides can either help communicate the message of your sermon or they can distract or detract. I think often in our churches the sermon slides can sometimes be the most neglected part of the worship experience.

Read More »
On Trend

More to Read

Mixing in Fear

I used to call it ?mixing in fear?. We were going through a difficult period in our church, trying to figure out what the ?right?

Read More »

We Don’t Need You

I?ve been guilty in the past of begging for volunteers. I?ve laid the thick guilt trip on from the stage before. I?ve forced the ?Want to Volunteer?? slide on the Announcement loop every Sunday. I?ve seemed down right desperate. There was a point in my ministry when I realized something. I realized that we really didn?t need volunteers. People don?t respond to ?need?. They respond to vision.

Read More »
#CHURCHCOMM

Fun 404 Pages

A 404 page is where you are directed to when a link is broken. Every website has them, but not every organization takes the effort to make theirs fun and reflect this value.

Read More »

Commentary on current events or newsworthy articles about the church.