Category Archives: Church Communication

How to do a live webcast

Video on the web is the hottest thing in media today. According to YouTube’s own accounting, More than 1 billion unique users visit YouTube each month Over 4 billion hours of video are watched each month on YouTube 72 hours … Continue reading

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The toys that make the webcast work

I’m listing the specific models we use. But there are many other choices on the market. If you want to know why we chose these specific devices, give me a call or an email and I’ll be happy to tell … Continue reading

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Let’s run the church like a business, part 2

In part one of this two-part series, I tried to show how the plea to “run the church like a business” often misses the point. The church is not a business. But, there are some great lessons we can learn … Continue reading

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Let’s run this church like a business, part 1

Part 1 of a 2-part series. “The church should be run like a business!” I’ve heard it many times. And each time, it grates on my ears. I’ve done both. And I’m convinced there are very few similarities between running … Continue reading

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The challenges of church communication

Church communication involves dealing with constant tensions… a pull between either/or. Rather than seeing these tensions as problems, perhaps we can replace “or” with “and.” By re-framing the issue, we begin to deal productively with the challenges. Quality or and … Continue reading

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Communication = Connection + Community

If you had to summarize the role of communication in the church with two words, I can’t think of any better than “Connection” and “Community.” Those are the two words that jumped out at me when I read the report … Continue reading

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Storytelling – the future of church communication

The future of communication in the church is all about storytelling, not technology. That’s what I’m telling the folks who are looking ahead and thinking about the Ministry of Communication at Richmond’s First Baptist Church. They’re laying the groundwork for … Continue reading

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