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Communications & Marketing
Wes Gay

Annoyed With Christmas Music?

As a pastor, you are responsible for leading and shepherding your church. Part of that role involves pointing out things others miss. And you have that responsibility with Christmas music.

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Leadership
Carl Barnhill

Pastor First.

This is the secret sauce to building a dynamic volunteer culture at your church.  You have to care more about who your volunteers are becoming

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Communications & Marketing
Justin Dean

Ditch The Bulletin

Love them or hate them, bulletins have been a part of the church world for ages. But as the digital world progresses, should our printed

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Communications & Marketing
Chuck Scoggins

Planning Ahead for Christmas

Imagine it’s October 3. Hypothetically speaking. You’re drinking your pumpkin spice beverage. (Don’t hate.) You’re enjoying the changing of the color of the leaves. Perhaps

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Communications & Marketing
Justin Dean

The Promo Request Checklist

How do you handle promotions & communications requests? As a church communications or marketing person, receiving promotions requests from every which way is pretty common.

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Communications & Marketing
Jose Reyes

4 Ways To Up Your Insta Game

Instagram is one of the fastest growing platforms worldwide. It only makes sense that we learn to utilize it. I’ve laid out 4 ways that

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Communications & Marketing
Carl Barnhill

Leading Lyrics

We’ve all been there – you’re singing along and you’re 2 lines into the next slide before the operator advances to the next slide of lyrics. It’s brutal. I mean brutal.
It feels like the congregation is on a roller coaster ride of singing together.
Being late on leading lyrics halts the worship of your people.

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Communications & Marketing
Justin Dean

3 Effective Time Savers

“Time is money” is a phrase that’s been around since the 1700’s (thank you Ben Franklin) for a reason. Because it’s true. We put a

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Leadership
James Miller

The End of Seminary

Seminaries might have to begin ethical conversations about the promises they are making and the damage such promises are likely to render on the families of young pastors. If seminary is easy to enroll in, expensive, and offers no critical proof of tangible results, what is the value of seminary?

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