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Saved By The Bell

Everything I ever needed to know about branding, marketing, and storytelling I learned from watching Saved By The Bell in my preteen years.In every episode, the hero—Zach Morris—faced a challenge (usually a problem of his own making). Someone—one of his gang of trusty friends (A.C. Slater, Screech Powers, Kelly Kapowski, Lisa Turtle, or Jessie Spano)… Read more »

Trunk-or-Treat Follow Up

If your church is hosting a trunk-or-treat (or fall festival or whatever you call your Halloween alternative) event, following up with the guests who show up is the key to success. Check out these tips for following up…

Free Coaching With Me!

As executive director at the Center for Church Communication, I get to help a lot of churches sort out their communications problems. I love helping folks get un-stuck. That’s why I’m making an offer that I’ve never made before: Free CoachingI’m offering anyone who signs up for a one-year membership on the Courageous Storytellers Membership… Read more »

5 Of My Favorite Fonts

If you’re like me, you’re always collecting new fonts/typefaces. Below are a few of my recent favorites. I’ve used every one of these in multiple projects and I love them. These are all premium (paid) fonts, but they’re really inexpensive so it’s worth it. [Also note: The links are affiliate links which means you pay the… Read more »

The Buffer Calendar

If you’ve been following me long, you know that I’ve long desired an additional feature for Buffer. You can read about it here. Well, Buffer has essentially accomplished what I’m looking for (albeit in a different implementation) with their new beta Calendar feature.If you click on the calendar view, you can schedule your posts based… Read more »

December Devotions on Sunday|Mag

My friends over at Sunday|Mag are posting really great devotionals for church communicators all December long. I wrote a devotional post on the topic of generosity that is scheduled to go live December 30, but you can get a sneak peek here.If you don’t follow Sunday|Mag, I highly recommend it! Even better, become an insider and… Read more »

Goal Setting With Your Communications Team

It’s the time of year where I begin to think about goals for my team for next year. Setting goals is one of the most important leadership tasks we can do to help with growth and momentum for the upcoming year. If we don’t set goals, our teams will just wonder aimlessly throughout the year,… Read more »