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The Church Marketing Ideas Podcast with Adam McLaughlin
52 minutes | 6 months ago
Jason Caston: Racial Injustice and your Church Communications.
This conversation isn't polished like a typical podcast, but it's an important conversation that needs to be had now: How can your church talk about racial injustice and why is it important that you do? In this episode outside of our regular schedule, I spoke candidly and casually with Jason Caston ( ichurchmethod.com) about how your church can continue to communicate with your community in light of the increased awareness of the Black Live Matter movement.
51 minutes | 6 months ago
Miriam Maberry: Using Social Media to reach your community (and way more!)
Miriam is on staff full-time at Bethlehem Church in Hampden, MA. She loves having the opportunity to use her background in marketing & communications to cast church vision, engage people & encourage them- and ultimately show them Jesus. This Episode's Sponsor: HopeMadeStrong.org
35 minutes | 6 months ago
Tom Pounder: The Twitter Advantage - How churches can use twitter to reach their community
Tom Pounder, in his own words, is just a guy who lives twitter. Sponsored by Hope Made Strong, and the new online course: Finding Hope In Healing. Get "The Twitter Advantage" from Tom to learn how your church communication and marketing strategy can include twitter, and follow him on twitter: @tapounder.
36 minutes | 7 months ago
Laura Howe: Staying healthy and leading a healthy team from HopeMadeStrong.org
For over 13 years, Laura worked for a non-profit mental health organization specializing in adult mental health and addictions. Now Laura creates resources to help faith-based organizations lead their community from a place of health. Links to Laura's online course: ChurchMarketingIdeas.com/020
40 minutes | 7 months ago
Matt Ehresman: Providing value to your community with no strings attached
Matt Ehresman is the proud husband to Tillie and dad to Heidi. He is the creative media director at First MB Church in Wichita, Kansas, and the author of Upstream: Eight Counter-Cultural Ways to Live a Better Life and has been published by RELEVANT, Boundless, Sunday U, and several other publications. Today's Sponsor: Church Marketing University
41 minutes | 7 months ago
Communication Strategies for Smaller Churches: with Jeanette Yates!
We hear about large church's strategies all the time, but a majority of churches may fall into a 'Small Church' category. Jeanette talks about strategic with limited budget and resources, and communicating well to your church! Jeanette is a church communicator who has a passion for helping small churches connect with their communities using social media. She loves fitness, podcasts, and crime shows. Today's sponsor: Church Marketing University: ChurchMarketingIdeas.com/CMU Mentioned in the show: TextinChurch Youtube: How to take photos with your iphone
74 minutes | 8 months ago
Ted Vaughn: Leading a Healthy Creative Team
Ted has over 25 years of leadership experience in church and nonprofit organizations. He is a partner with Historic Agency specializing in brand strategy, organizational health, and creative sprint solutions. In addition to Historic Agency, Ted is a partner with BrandBoards.com an asset management and sharing tool for brands of all sizes. Today's Sponsor: Church Marketing University
66 minutes | 8 months ago
How to broadcast your church online: With Sly King
(Note: This was recorded in November 2019, and references in-person gatherings. Please honor your local officials' request during the COVID-19 pandemic).Want to learn more about Church Online? Sly King comes to us from Birmingham, Alabama to talk about church online, your live broadcast, and how reaching out is all about reach in! Today's Sponsor: Church Marketing University - ChurchMarketingIdeas.com/CMU
42 minutes | 8 months ago
Ben Stapley: The value and production of video on Social Media
For over 20 years Ben has created & captured moving and memorable moments for individuals, non-profits & corporations across the globe. He also serves on the Executive Team at Christ Fellowship Miami as the Weekend Experience Director overseeing the production, worship, creative, communication, online and guest service departments. This week's sponsor: Church Marketing University Links mentioned in the show: Basic phone lighting Basic phone tripod Advance phone directional mic Christ Fellowship Miami behind the scenes video Christ Fellowship Miami mid week FB live experience Liquid mid week FB live experience
31 minutes | 9 months ago
Kyler Nixon: Helping your church guest overcome the fear of visiting.
As a StoryBrand Certified Guide, Kyler helps churches create memorable brands, effective websites, and clear marketing so they can reach more people. Kyler is from beautiful Madison, Wisconsin but serves organizations all across the country. Learn more about Kyler at kylercreative.com or on Instagram at @kylercreative.This week's sponsor: ChurchCOMMference.com - March 5 in Jacksonville, FL. (Save $10 with coupon code ADAM at checkout)
42 minutes | 9 months ago
Jeremiah Bartlett: How to equip our people to invite friends
Jeremiah Bartlett is the communications director at Southside Church just south of Atlanta, Georgia. Jeremiah has been fortunate to serve churches from 50 - 10,000 attendees over the last 15 years. He is a family guy who loves talking about Jesus, digital marketing, and all things coffee. On today's episode, Jeremiah talks with Adam about no only equipping your people with the tools to invite friends, but encouraging them and walking them through the steps necessary to see success. Today's Sponsor: ChurchCOMMference.com (Use code ADAM at checkout to save $10 on your ticket!)
41 minutes | 10 months ago
11: Matt Morrison talks church websites (common mistakes and easy fixes!)
Matt Morrison, from Tithe.ly Sites talks church websites, including mistakes, easy fixes and helping your website guests plan a visit. Check out the FREE engage conference ON RIGHT NOW: ChurchMarketingIdeas.com/engage Show notes for today: ChurchMarketingIdeas.com/011
55 minutes | 10 months ago
10: Tyler Smith talks about 3 mistakes churches make with their guest follow up strategy
Tyler Smith, Co-Founder of Text in Church talks about the guest follow up strategy that over 17,000 churches have used to build trust in their community. Text in Church is putting on a free conference in February 2020 called "Engage" - all about using technology at your church. Register for free: ChurchMarketingIdeas.com/engage Show notes: ChurchMarketingIdeas.com/010
54 minutes | 10 months ago
09: Brady Shearer talks about 5 mistakes he sees in Church Communications
Brady Shearer is the CEO of Pro Church Tools and creator of Nucleus; Helping churches navigate the biggest communication shift in 500 years. This week's sponsor: ChurchMarketingIdeas.com/engage Show Notes: ChurchMarketingIdeas.com/009
40 minutes | 10 months ago
08: Phil Cooke discusses his book "The Way Back: How Christians blew our credibility, and how we can get it back."
Phil Cooke talks with Adam McLaughlin about his book "The Way Back: How Christians Blew Our Credibility, and how we can get it back." (The Way Back is co-authored by Jonathan Bock). Order "The Way Back": https://amzn.to/2R46rma Founder and CEO of Cooke Media Group, Phil Cooke has produced media programming in nearly 70 countries. He’s produced many of the most influential Christian TV programs in history, and his book “The Way Back: How Christians Blew Our Credibility and How We Get it Back” challenges Christians to confront the real reasons our faith is losing influence in the culture. He's been called “one of the most innovative communicators of our generation.” This week's show notes: https://ChurchMarketingideas.com/008
54 minutes | 10 months ago
07: Rich Birch discusses his book: Church Growth Flywheel
Order Rich's Book: Church Growth Flywheel: https://amzn.to/2QYA9sT Register for Nils Smith's FREE Online course: Grow Your Church With Social Media: churchmarketingideas.com/grow Rich Birch is one of the early multi-site church pioneers in North America. He led the charge in helping The Meeting House in Toronto to become the leading multi-site church in Canada. In addition, he served on the leadership team of Connexus Church in Ontario, a North Point Community Church Strategic Partner. He has also been a part of the lead team at Liquid Church - a 6 location multisite church serving the Manhattan facing suburbs of New Jersey. Liquid is known for an innovative approach to outreach and community impact. Rich is passionate about helping churches reach more people, more quickly through excellent execution. He has a weekly blog and podcast that helps with stuff you wish they taught in seminary at www.unSeminary.com. His latest best-selling book is "Church Growth Flywheel: 5 Practical Systems to Drive Growth at Your Church" is an Amazon bestseller in the Church Leadership category. He lives with his wife, Christine and his two teenaged in Central Ontario with their Rory. Show Notes: https://ChurchMarketingideas.com/007
47 minutes | 10 months ago
06: Phil Bowdle: How can we rethink the assumptions we've been making about Church Communication?
Phil Bowdle: How can we rethink the assumptions we've made about church communication? Phil recently released a best-selling book “Rethink Communication: A Playbook to Clarify and Communicate Everything In Your Church” and can often be found speaking at conferences or consulting with churches helping them rethink communication for the church. Sponsor - Grow your church using Social Media, with Nils Smith: ChurchmarketingIdeas.com/grow Show Notes: ChurchMarketingIdeas.com/006
47 minutes | a year ago
05: Barbara Carneiro - How to avoid "Shiny New Object" syndrome and focus on the tools we have
Barbara Carneiro, from Word Revolution and 4:12 Labs, gives us a behind-the-scenes look at a document her team uses called a "Tool Shed" to track, organize, and explore tools that may be helpful for their team. She tells us how to use a toolshed document to avoid time-wasting with checking out new tools, and to see how much we're spending each month on tools. Sponsor: Nils Smith's new project: Grow your church using Social Media: ChurchMarketingIdeas.com/grow Barbara loves coffee, so WIN A STARBUCKS GIFT CARD: Listen to find out how! Show notes: ChurchMarketingIdeas.com/005
46 minutes | a year ago
04: Mark MacDonald - How can our church discover our thread and be known for something?
Mark MacDonald is the director for the Center For Church Communications, and the author of Be Known For Something. He talks with Adam McLaughlin today about how your church can discover your thread and be known for something. Today's Sponsor: Engage Conference. Register for free: ChurchMarketingIdeas.com/engage Win a FREE copy of Mark's Book: Be Known For Something. Listen to find out how! Show notes: ChurchMarketingIdeas.com/004
47 minutes | a year ago
03: Jason Caston - Embracing new and future technology to share the Gospel
Embracing new and future technology to share the Gospel. Jason talks about Alexa, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Wearable smart devices and the future of how the church can use self-driving cars. Win a copy of Jason's book: Digital Connections (listen to find out how). Listener Question: How can I help my Pastor use personal social media throughout the week? Show notes: ChurchMarketingIdeas.com/003
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