What you bring to the job

What You bring to the job

Ed. note: Gayle asked that I publish this on YOUR celebration day for Administrative Professionals and I couldn’t agree more. YOU are the heart of the church communications ministry and I celebrate your service to our Lord and praise Him for YOU! You have worked hard to develop and strengthen your skills. You stay updated…

Advice to prevent problems with plugins on your website

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Ed. Note: Ewald Wuschke wrote this in response to my deletion of the Timely plugin and is great advice for managing plugins on any site. I can sympathize with the issues some plug-ins (especially free versions) can create with website Content Management Systems such as WordPress and Joomla.  It can take many hours, if not…

Church Com Calendar Timely deleted and why

Ed. note: please see Ewald Wuschke’s comment following the article, great advice here for use of plugins. Tech update here that may be useful to some of you–I was very excited when I found the plugin Timely from: http://time.ly/ for the church communications calendar. It has a great way to display holidays and to link…

Key Easter Links & my prayers for you

Yvon Prehn

I am praying for all of you that the Lord will give you focus, strength, wisdom, and health as you do all the last-minute work you need to do to prepare for your Easter celebrations. I pray for peace in the church office and that you encourage each other. I pray that the Lord will…

Assignment: Teamwork

Teamwork

Ministry assistants say they hear a lot about the concept of teamwork, but not so much about the specifics of what makes a good team player. These basics apply to every member of the team. On excellent teams all follow the rules. • Be genuine Team members like to know that the person they are…

Real 24/7 support

God is available to help 24/7

“Call to me and I will answer you.” (Jer. 33:3) Many computer and software companies promise support 24/7. It sounds good, but that “support” is often an endless series of automatic messages, referrals to canned answers, or a suggestion to go to the web site and there try to figure out the answer yourself. In…

Checklist for Easter to get people to come back next week

Easter checklist of church communications

In addition to making certain your Easter celebrations themselves are joyful and honoring to the Lord, take some time to make certain that the guests that come for Easter Sunday return next week. Following is a checklist and some links to help make that happen. ___Involve every member in your Easter outreach In an email…