Archive for September, 2009

Book Summary: Axiom by Bill Hybles

Book Summary: Axiom by Bill Hybles

Posted on 30. Sep, 2009 by .

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This is a post from September 11, 2008 by John McGee who is the Director of Watermark Resources and Marriage Ministry at Watermark Community Church in Dallas Texas. He’s provided a great summary of the Powerful Leadership Proverbs by Bill Hybels that he got from his friend John Cox.  Check out the origional post here: Axiom by […]

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Plus/Minus Staffing

Plus/Minus Staffing

Posted on 24. Sep, 2009 by .

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Recently I got to talking with some other church planters about the things to consider when adding staff. We had a healthy debate about the concept of Plus/Minus staf positions. I think someone said that Bill Hybles used the term in one of his books. The concept is that some staff that you add will […]

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Banners Examples

Banners Examples

Posted on 21. Sep, 2009 by .

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  I drove around town looking at some other banners and saw these examples. If you order a banner with grommets, the banner company will tell you to mount the banner using a frame that’s bigger than the banner and use bungee cords to suspend it in the middle of the frame. The problem is that […]

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Search Engines and Fleas

Search Engines and Fleas

Posted on 19. Sep, 2009 by .

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Whenever I think about getting the word out I think of this passage: How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them? And how can they preach […]

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SEO – Without It, Your Website Is Invisible

SEO – Without It, Your Website Is Invisible

Posted on 18. Sep, 2009 by .

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SEO, stands for Search Engine Optimization. Basically what this means is that there are some websites that are designed in such a way that it’s easier for search engines like Google and Yahoo to read all the material on the site. The easier it is for Google and Yahoo to index your content, the more […]

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NASCAR & Church Planting

NASCAR & Church Planting

Posted on 14. Sep, 2009 by .

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Church planters in Virginia had a unique opportunity this past week involving NASCAR. An anonymous donor offered to provide tickets to NASCAR’s Rockin Roll 400 at Richmond International Speedway. The idea was for church planters to use the tickets in any way they can to help build their church. First of all let me say up […]

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Great Links for Logo Info

Great Links for Logo Info

Posted on 14. Sep, 2009 by .

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Here’s some good articles and resources I’ve found that talk about logos. What’s in a New Logo? – This is an article on Yahoo about how companies have updated their logos over time. It’s interesting to look at the changes and trends in logo design among fortune 500 companies. Creating the Holiest Christian Logo Possible: A […]

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What’s in a Logo

What’s in a Logo

Posted on 14. Sep, 2009 by .

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How important is your logo? Consider this, in the last ten years the following companies have redesigned their logo: Apple, Walmart, BP, Gatorade, UPS, Kraft, Tropicana, and many more. Since your logo ends up on just about everything you do, it’s a good idea to put a lot of time, effort, and resources into getting […]

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Outreachertising & Marketingelism

Outreachertising & Marketingelism

Posted on 14. Sep, 2009 by .

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Last year our local Wal-mart did something I have never seen a church do, they remodeled the entire store, changed the color scheme, and put up a new logo. Why is this such a radical thing? Because the store was built less than ten years ago. Can you imagine a church completely remodeling their facility ten […]

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Methods Are Not Sacred

Methods Are Not Sacred

Posted on 11. Sep, 2009 by .

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Origional post written by Michael Lukaszewski’s on his blog You Can Know God on December 8, 2008 Methods Are Not Sacred I’ve heard this preached fifty different ways, but it’s always powerful to ponder: The message is sacred, but the methods are not. Too often, we forget this, and we end up with sacred cows that are giving grazing rights […]

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