There's no doubt that church communications can be a difficult career. But as a church communicator, there are some ways you can be more effective in your job.
Our church is beginning the transition to implementing background checks. We are running into several snags and would love the input and experience of others.
The Church and Minister Profile Forms have been streamlined and are attached for quick download.
Churches have a wealth of great content. It’s true. Yet so many churches struggle when it comes to finding the right things to post on social media, websites or other communications avenues.
We often talk about bullying in schools and strategies to encourage decreased aggression for our children. But what about bullying in our everyday lives as adults in the church?
When it comes to paying our congregational musicians, most churches are faced with a couple different scenarios. Has your church wrestled with this question?
The 2015 Yearbooks are now available; look for pre-orders to be shipping soon!
Easter weekend is over. You now have time to take a breath. It’s also important to spend some time as a team debriefing and reviewing how Easter went.
Should you purposely try to fill the position from inside or should your purposely go outside your congregation? Does it really matter? There are advantages and disadvantages to both.
Easter may be one of the busiest times of the year for your church. It’s an opportunity to reach new people and invigorate those who are already a part of your community...
This week the CRC launched a new experiment in crowdfunding. Is this the way we should do denominational publishing?
Talking to your congregation could be considered internal communications, while speaking to potential visitors and your community might be external.
Churches are encouraged to use legal counsel for creating bylaws but this sample may be a great place to start.
The Key Federal Tax Figures displays variables from previous fiscal years to the current fiscal year.
Normally youth ministry staff are paid based on the hours they work planning youth activities. What are guidelines for compensation when they are with the youth 24 hrs per day?
Our Bylaws are out of date and a mess. Are there examples/samples, guides for CRCNA Bylaws (not articles of incorporation)?
Building and maintaining a good website is a struggle for many churches. Here are some of the most common roadblocks you can remove to give your website a better chance.
If your congregation is still wrestling with the question of whether or not to require background checks, here are a few guidelines to help you through the evaluation process.
What guidelines have you used when you paid for expenses for moving a minister? Here are some suggestions regarding move estimates, packing, and travel expenses for starting that conversation.
We’re into Advent, which means for many churches the Christmas plan is starting to roll. For church staffers, it’s been Christmas since July. Planning the season starts early...
We are researching payroll software for our church. We are looking for something affordable (preferably under $100) to handle payroll for up to 5 employees and our minister...
As December quickly approaches, many churches are well into finalizing their Christmas plans. Whether you’re finishing up your plans, or getting a late start, here are a few areas to consider.
Communications issues often evolve into conversations about the vision of the church or what programs are working. Here are a few ideas for how you can strengthen the communications work you’re doing.
This annually published book provides invaluable information for managing the business side of a church.
This annual publication provides up to date tax information specifically for ministers.