The Top 10 Communication Voices I Follow

And Why You Should Be Following Them Too

Church staffers are constantly asking me who they should be following for great content about communication. It’s an easy answer – I simply check out my Twitter list ‘Communication’.

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I learn something every single day from these folks about communication. Strategy. Principles. How to. Coaching. Social media. Video. Writing. Speaking. Email. CRM. Relationships. This list only scratches the surface,  but it is a great place to start. 

3 Things You Can Do Today To Increase Attendance This Sunday

How To Use Social Media For Real World Results

Do you ever find yourself reviewing the numbers from last Sunday and experiencing that feeling of helplessness? Where is everyone? What do I have to do to get people to show up? It can be very frustrating.

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There is no one size fits all answer on how to increase attendance. But I would love to give you 3 really simple ideas that might help you start to make a dent in the attendance challenge. 

Why Companies Are Releasing Super Bowl Ads Early

And What Your Church Can Learn From That

Super Bowl 50 is upon us and the buzz is turning into a deafening roar. You can’t look at anything on tv or on line without being constantly reminded that the big day is almost here.


That includes YouTube which has become THE PLACE for big advertisers to release their super secret Super Bowl ads early. But wait, isn’t the whole idea to keep it all secret and build excitement so that people will sit there through every commercial break in breathless anticipation waiting to see your ad? Not any more. Here’s why and what we can learn from this.

5 Communication Goals For Your Church In 2016

Now that all of the New Year’s resolution smoke has cleared – let’s face it, it’s February and 99% of those pipe dreams are already in the garbage – I want to challenge you to think about setting some very real, very tangible goals to improve your church’s communication in 2016.


More than ever, communication is one of the MOST IMPORTANT aspects of your leadership. We live in the golden age of communication, and if you’re not doing it well then your message is getting lost in the noise and clutter. But don’t worry, you’re not alone and it can easily be fixed.

16 Video Trends Going For 2016

Video Is The King Of Communication - Stats Don't Lie

It’s the beginning of a new year and most of us are thinking hard about what we want to accomplish in 2016, what we need to improve, to do better. For the vast majority of churches, video has got to be on that list.


The fact is that only about 1/3 of all churches use any kind of video – anywhere – anytime – ever. So when we compare that to the statistics below, well, we’ve got some work to do.