When Churches Keep Quiet: Is Silence Deafening Your Message?

Image via Wikipedia Churches and their communicators are always sending a message to their local communities. Our given message is to be the kingdom of God and gift of Jesus Christ. When this message is not clearly proclaimed by our verbal and non-verbal communication, our audience fills in the blanks. Our neighbors come to two … Continue reading When Churches Keep Quiet: Is Silence Deafening Your Message?

Survey Reveals 5 Opportunities for Churches on Facebook

Image via CrunchBase Most respondents indicated they don’t think their church is doing a particularly good job with Facebook. While those results could be perceived as negative, a closer look reveals some big opportunities for those churches willing to embrace the world’s largest social network. Communicate More – Clearly people would like to see their … Continue reading Survey Reveals 5 Opportunities for Churches on Facebook

The Rev. Robert Barron takes to TV, blogs, YouTube as a new-media Catholic priest

The Rev. Robert Barron, a Chicago-based Roman Catholic priest, has made himself a new-media messenger for the church, bringing a Catholic perspective to topics from “Avatar” to atheism to the use of steroids in baseball. The author of 10 books, he has posted more than 180 cultural commentaries on YouTube and delivers a weekly homily … Continue reading The Rev. Robert Barron takes to TV, blogs, YouTube as a new-media Catholic priest

Kudos to the Catholic Church…

...for the excellent job they are doing with the 'Catholics come home' campaign -- a great combination of traditional and new, online media. Discussing this with my good friend Jim Kelleher of Kelleher Creative in St. Louis, I was pleased to see the church hasn't lost it's sense of humor, either. For those of you … Continue reading Kudos to the Catholic Church…