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Mark MacDonald · September 20, 2017
Every church needs to be known for something. Something that communicates your benefits to your community. That unified message is your communication thread.

Mark MacDonald · September 12, 2017
The Bible clearly says “go and tell”. But what if the community isn’t listening?

Mark MacDonald · August 15, 2017
Effective communication doesn’t require large budgets — here are 4 tips on how to do a lot with very little..

Mark MacDonald · August 15, 2017
Here are five general ways a senior pastor can successfully equip their communications employee.

Mark MacDonald · August 08, 2017
Emails are a great way to reach your congregation but how do you stop people from deleting your emails? Or better yet, how do we get them to read the email?

Mark MacDonald · July 26, 2017
Ten minute segments “appear” regularly in our days (in between larger projects or right before a break). Here are 10 small tasks that will create momentum as a church communicator or pastor:

Mark MacDonald · July 18, 2017
To get started on an successful design, you must ask these 5 questions to ensure it will communicate effectively.

Mark MacDonald · July 18, 2017
A God given message takes much initial prayer and personal preparation. Consider also answering these questions before stepping on-stage to effectively reach your audience.

Mark MacDonald · July 10, 2017
Based on the discussions I'm having with church communicators, most aren’t fully prepared for the upcoming ministry season.

Mark MacDonald · June 30, 2017
Even when they’re not coming to the services, most people want to know what’s going on at “their” church. In the summer especially, you should communicate differently knowing that people are not as “regular” as they are during the year.

Mark MacDonald · June 26, 2017
Having a tool doesn't mean you know how to use it properly. It's critical that you use your communications tools to your best advantage.

Mark MacDonald · June 22, 2017
Here's what works extremely well for churches when making announcements to social media.

Mark MacDonald · June 08, 2017
Things you should do naturally in order to be more relevant and have your congregation understand, enjoy, and engage with your church brand.

Mark MacDonald · May 31, 2017
When trying to connect with a group, most problems rise and fall on not knowing the intended audience. In order to have relevance or to influence someone, you have to understand that “someone.”

Mark MacDonald · May 23, 2017
Having worked in church communications for years, I realize that success for the role of communications is contingent on four traits that must be present in the leader.