I love community-wide events. Love ‘em! But I didn’t always. When I was a Comms Director, I thought that they were an interruption, required too
People want to enjoy where they serve. They want and long for community. There are always things you can do, even on a small budget, to create an exciting place for people to serve.
You have been called to take the Gospel to the ends of the earth, and it’s important that you use the tools available to you to do that in the most effective way possible.
Call it whatever you’d like, but it’s a good idea to have a space where your volunteers hang out together on Sunday’s. A place where conversation happens, fun happens, laughter happens, community happens.
Spend time during the week preparing your volunteers for Sunday. Set them up for success, and you’ll start seeing more ownership and excitement in your volunteer culture.
When building a team/organization it’s important to build a well-rounded group with lots of different voices and personalities. Those different personalities will sharpen and grow each other on a regular basis. As you sharpen and grow with each other, truly great things will be created and accomplished.
As a creative, it is very easy to get attached to projects we’ve poured our heart into. Most projects involve a lot of sleepless nights, tough deadlines, and hours of staring at a blank canvas. So, how exactly do you handle those moments when a client says. “ This just isn’t what we’re looking for.” Or, on the much less unpleasant side “This is awful.”
I love that churches, especially larger churches that have full media departments, choose to give their content away. This is an incredible blessing to the body and I’m so thrilled that churches do this.
This articles dives into the realities of having a creative calling and how to navigate through that in the midst of our walk with Jesus and other.
You need a plan in place to create the type of slides you need to lead your people well.
Tacos are delicious. But can they also teach us a thing or two about church communications? Short answer—yes.