Welcome Easter Visitors
Ideas for Churches

6 Ways to Welcome Visitors at Easter

According to Rick Warren, Easter is the only day of the year many people in your community will attend church, which makes Easter a great opportunity to reach out and make visitors feel as welcomed as possible. Here are 6 ways of reaching out to first time visitors: Extra Signage Regular attendees may know which …

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woman looking at yellow pages - an outdated church marketing strategy
Ideas for Churches

8 Outdated Church Marketing Strategies 

With a few exceptions, churches are not normally considered to be at the cutting edge of marketing. Church marketing strategies tend towards the conservative, and for the most part it makes perfect sense, given churches need to appeal to a very broad base of demographics. At some point, however, these strategies can cross the line from …

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Church Fall Festival Postcard & Business Card
Ideas for Churches

The Best Church Fall Festival Ever

Putting together a large church event, such as “trunk or treat,” a carnival, or a church fall festival, takes a lot of careful preparation as well as good promotion, especially when your goal is to have your church’s best fall festival ever. These events tend to be a time for great fellowship, delicious treats, and …

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Terrible Church Website Designs
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10 Reasons Church Website Designs are Terrible

Church websites can often be the butt of jokes among designers, marketers, and other people who deem themselves “hip” to website design. Unfortunately, most of the time they are right. Many church website designs really are as terrible as most designers believe. But obviously, this does not have to be the case. So why do so many …

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Top 10 Christian Pickup Lines

Can churches and ministries use humor in their communications? Moreover, does it work? You clicked on this post, didn’t you? Why? I assume it’s because you wanted a little laugh. Church-goers are no different. Hilarious Christian @_ChristianHumor has over 20,000 followers on Twitter. The hashtag #ChristianPickupLines reveals a number of humorous, albeit corny, snippets that …

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