Free ebook on Church Leadership and Teamwork in the church

Free ebook on Leadership and Teamwork in the church

For the last two weeks I’ve written about church communication teams and in this context, I am excited to share a training manual, Leadership and Teamwork in the Church by an ECC Member, Bob Sherbondy. If you follow the advice of this book it will help you build a team for effective church communications. Bob…

Why ministry leaders aren’t always good communicators and what to do about it

Leaders communication challenges

The important term in the headline here is “aren’t always.” Ministry leaders, including pastors, leaders of groups like Young Life, and missionaries are almost always great verbal communicators or they wouldn’t be in ministry. They do great talking to groups, teaching, challenging, motivating. But in today’s multi-channel communication universe, that isn’t enough. What’s needed today…

Summer prayer cards to get people to return to church

Prayer card thumb 2014

One of the biggest fears that people have of churches is that they want things from people—money, time, loyalty. And while it’s true that true discipleship is demanding, for unchurched guests, we don’t want them to feel that they owe the church anything. We want to love and share with them. One of the best…

Summer Postcards & Word Art to encourage church attendance

Summer postcard to encourage people to attend church

Sometimes a gentle reminder is all that’s needed to let people know that summer isn’t a time to take a vacation from God and growing in their Christian life. I created the postcards and word art, illustrated below for you to help people remember. The all the images were created as 1/4 page postcards in MS…