Christmas is Coming – Are You Ready?

It’s almost the end of October…Do you know what you’re doing for Christmas services?  If not, or if you haven’t made as much progress as you’d like, then I have something that can help. I wrote the Christmas Planning Quick Start Guide to help you walk through the process of planning Christmas services with your […]

Church Project Management

Project management isn’t a term we use often in church.  However, I’ve seen how using project management principles can help church staff reach more people while saving the church time and money.  In this article for ChurchTechToday, I offer tips on how to avoid bad church project management and what to do instead.

3 Things You Can’t Forget This Easter

Easter Sunday will be here soon, and you’re probably neck-deep in preparations for the coming weekend. In the midst of your mile-long to-do list, here are a few things to remember. #1 – Breathe Jesus’ work on the cross is finished. In other words, He did the hard part (to put it mildly). Your job […]

Podcast Interview: Event Planning

If you have anything to do with communications at your church, I highly recommend you check out the Church Communications website and Facebook group.  Katie Allred and Darrel Girardier are the masterminds behind these excellent resources.  Website design, Sunday morning announcements, videos, social media, and photography are just a few of the topics covered on […]

How to Help Visitors Find Their Way

How to Help Visitors Find Their Way

I’m directionally challenged (that’s a polite way of saying I could get lost in my own hometown…and actually have). Imagine if I visited your church?! Would I know where to park, where the main entrance is located, where to go for the worship service, and other important details? I’d probably do what most visitors do […]

4 Ways Events Can Propel Church Growth

From holidays to back-to-school nights and community outreaches, hosting events at your church can be a great momentum booster when it comes to growing the church. Here are four ways events can help propel church growth: #1 – Attracts people to your church who normally wouldn’t come Let’s say you host an event for kids […]

Busting Silo Syndrome

  When planning the next event for your church, you’re probably depending on people from various departments on the staff to pull it off. Music from the worship team Graphics, updates to the church website, videos, and more from the communications team Budget information and approval on purchase requests from the finance team Room reservations […]

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