Church Communications

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Sayge250x250_a To all of you who are responsible for or passionate about Church Communications, I am so excited to tell you about Sayge Resources, an incredible new resource, just for you from my friend Tim Peters!

If you’re like most Church Communications people I know, you are neck deep in the management of the daily madness of church communications; satisfying ministry leaders and meeting deadlines, managing expectations, people, and projects.  I imagine that some days it can feel like the daily grind is grinding you.

That’s what excites me about Sayge Resources for you (and me).

 

 What is Sayge Resources? 

Sayge Resources is a systematic communications learning approach that is intentionally designed for leaders within the local church.  Think of it as your Communication Team for the next year, delivered straight to your inbox.

It replaces the hours of research you’ll spend looking for great communication resources.  It’s more efficient and less costly than the time and money you’d spend at a conference. It gives you access to the experience of Church Communications Strategist, Tim Peters.  And it contains the wisdom of some of the greatest church leaders in our nation today.

It covers THE 12 Essentials of Church Communications including:

  1. Vision Identification
  2. Communications Strategy
  3. Brand Standards
  4. Project Systems
  5. Website Essentials
  6. Audience Connection
  7. Volunteer Mobilization
  8. Social Media
  9. Guest Experience
  10. External Marketing
  11. Creative Leadership
  12. Storytelling Principles

I’m sure you’ve already discovered that there are resources out there for every other ministry in your church.  Resources by the hundreds.  Finally, HERE is a resource for ANYONE responsible for or passionate about Church Communications.

Complete with monthly coaching videos, comprehensive eBooks, hands-on application tools, team training ideas and reproducible products, you’ll receive thousands of dollars worth of products, every month, right into your inbox, for a price that won’t break or even stretch your budget.  In fact, one of my favorite things about Sayge is that your first month is completely free.  They are so certain about the value to you, that they are giving you a free opportunity to check it out.

The team over at Sayge Resources has developed what I believe to be THE resource you need to master the 12 Essentials of Church Communications.  Church Communications matter because the message the church is communicating matters.

Do yourself a big favor and click here to check out Sayge.

Coming Soon- Email Marketing

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2 years ago I thought email was dead or dying and I chose not to integrate email marketing into our communication lines for Online Church.  I made a mistake and over the past year or so have been playing catch up.  While email is used differently than it once was, it is far from dead and can be very valuable to your church or organization if used effectively.  Over the next few weeks I will begin a new series on Email Marketing with the following posts:

Title Creatively

Keep it Simple

Make it Personal

Provide Value

Understanding the Numbers

My take on Constant Contact

My take on Bomb Bomb

If there are any questions that you have regarding Email Marketing I would love to hear them and either create a post around your question or integrate a response into one of these posts.  I look forward to sharing my experiences with you and hope to learn from your experiences as well.

3 Questions with Tim Peters

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Tim Peters is a Church Marketing and Communications Consultant.  He has helped countless ministries maximize technology to better achieve their goals.  He also shares so much great content on his blog at TimPeters.org that will greatly benefit your Church or Ministry.  I'm honored to have him share some of his thoughts through these 3 Questions:

 

1)  What are some of the trends that you see in the church today that get you excited and what trends really concern you?

 

First, I sense many churches realizing the power of the Internet and now leveraging the Internet to reach more people with the Gospel. Secondly, I am excited to see the younger generation live on mission.  I mean ... really taking serious of the idea of bringing God's Kingdom to earth. Thirdly,  I am excited to see many non-pastoral men and women starting organizations and business with a Kingdom Focus.

 

2)  Other than the Bible, what 1 book has most shaped your ministry/leadership and why? 

 

Wow. Tough question. I would say, "Visioneering by Andy Stanley".  I see myself as a visionary and will never forget the impact this book made on me while in college dreaming about my future.

 

3)  For churches/ministries that are 3 steps behind when it comes to technology, where do you encourage them to start and how do they even begin to catch up?

 

Strategy, Strategy and Strategy. It is very difficult to use the Internet to reach people without a holistic approach to using available channels of technology communications.  Take time to understand the heart of your church, your audience and identify the right channels to use in connecting with members and potential church members.