Posts By: Kevin D. Hendricks

CFCC in Veritas

Veritas, an online magazine for twentysomethings in Des Moines, Iowa, did a story on social media and the church. The story includes an interview with our own Brad Abare who offered his perspective on social media and the importance of forging offline relationships.

Star Tribune Piece on Religious Marketing

The Minneapolis-based Star Tribune recently covered religious marketing and gave us a nod. They briefly mention own our “bluntly named” Church Marketing Sucks, noting that we criticize how marketing is done rather than the practice of marketing itself. They also point out that “the bulk of the site offers tips on designing eye-catching web pages.”… Reads more »

Job Lab and Freelance Lab Are Now Free

About a year ago we announced the new Job Lab and Freelance Lab. These labs are two ways churches can get marketing and communications help. Churches can post open communications positions in the Job Lab or post short term projects in the Freelance Lab. It’s a great way to connect with communicators who can help… Reads more »

Announcing the Local Labs

We’re happy to announce that the Center for Church Communication is going local. We’ve just launched the Local Labs, an opportunity to meet up with local church communications folks to share ideas, encouragement and horror stories. Local Labs are meet ups organized by people in your area and give church marketers a chance to get… Reads more »

Internet Ministry Survey

The Center for Church Communication is partnering with Biola University professor Dave Bourgeois and the Internet Ministry Conference to present a research project on how ministries use the Internet. The goal is to explore what organizations are doing online and figure out what works and what doesn’t. The first step in the research project is… Reads more »

Communication Toolbox in Ministry Today

If you check out the November/December issue of Ministry Today magazine you’ll see a new column powered by the Center for Church Communication (that’s us). Communication Toolbox is a new column of church marketing ideas and wisdom that appears in each bimonthly issue of Ministry Today.

CFCC in How Magazine

Check out the December 2007 issue of How magazine for a feature on Christian design and marketing. The story includes the Center for Church Communication and our flagship blog, Church Marketing Sucks, with quotes from founder Brad Abare: “The church is all about spreading the greatest story ever told,” Abare says. “We have a problem… Reads more »

Introducing the Job & Freelance Labs

We’re pleased to announce the new Center for Church Communication Job Lab and Freelance Lab. CFCC is now connecting churches and creative professionals in an effort to help the church matter. Churches can now turn to the Job Lab and Freelance Lab to post full-time positions as well as per-project jobs that require a freelancer…. Reads more »