Announcements: The Holy Grail

Have you ever heard someone say “I need an announcement for this…” This is a great indication that you have an opportunity to build some parameters and understanding into your communication guidelines, and not clog up your worship experience with a 12 minute announcement section of reading everything that’s already... read more

Service Announcements: Not a Necessary Evil

How would you define announcements? Pastor: Transition time between the music and the message Comm Person: The ultimate negotiation tool Regular attender: Intermission to the restroom First time visitor: Acronyms, Event titles I don’t recognize and something about connect card? Department Lead who wants an announcement: The Holy Grail and... read more

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Building A Photo Team

Hey there everybody, my name is Ben Stapley and my desire is to help you create and capture moving and memorable moments.   Today I want to give you 10 steps to build a photo team at your church. Now you might not work in the church or non-profit world... read more

Making Social Media More “Social”

Where did the social go in social media?   Every church, business, or organization struggle with engagement. We can never get enough, and we always want more. Engagement is a true measurement of how effective the media you’re putting out there really is. If someone feels strongly enough about something... read more