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Pastor, How Well Do You Know Your Community?

Pastor, How Well Do You Know Your Community?

Here’s one of the most important communications lessons I’ve ever learned… Know your audience. Whether you’re writing a novel, composing an email, answering a question, or delivering a speech, it’s of utmost importance to answer your question. A novel written for...

Your Answer to a Dreaded Question About Your Church

Your Answer to a Dreaded Question About Your Church

It’s a dreaded question. It’s tough for any organization to answer. It’s particularly difficult for churches.  What does your church do? Most of us who grew up in the church just stare back in disbelief. We ponder many questions about the church. How do we serve more...

The New Volunteer Roles Churches Need for the New Reality

The New Volunteer Roles Churches Need for the New Reality

COVID-19 presented huge problems for churches all around the world. These challenges led to difficult decisions, like stopping in-person services, downsizing the budget, laying off staff members, and more. Pastors had to make difficult decisions. We tried our best to...

6 Reopening Communication Tips for Church Leaders

6 Reopening Communication Tips for Church Leaders

No matter which feed you open, where it’s Facebook, Twitter, or even your own thread of text messages, you’ll see plenty of opinions about reopening churches for in-person worship after COVID-19 lockdowns. But in a sea of noise, it’s wise for church leaders to focus...