Strategy

Church Office Advice: What Color is Your Time?

Giving time a color helps us use it better.

One of the most important lessons we can learn in life is to value our time. All our time. Once we grasp that time is the essential resource, every minute takes on new meaning. Unlike other resources—money, talent, things both tangible and intangible—time is a commodity everyone already owns in its entirety; no one has any more time than…

Bonus tip for how to staying legal with social media

Check out this article for specific advice, links, company requirements, etc. on how to use the logos, illustrations and citations for YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn in your church communications:  Honoring Copyright Part 2: Legal Ways To Use Common Social Media Logos . It’s a good page to bookmark for reference.

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…