Tag Archives: Book Review

Church in the Making (3 of 4)

Church in the Making (3 of 4)

Posted on 23. Jun, 2010 by .

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So my wife picked up my copy of Church in the Making the other day. It was the first church planting book she’d ever read. It never occurred to me that she’d be interested in reading a book like this. Further I didn’t realize the value of having my wife read a book like this. […]

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Andy Stanley’s Making Vision Stick

Andy Stanley’s Making Vision Stick

Posted on 15. Jun, 2010 by .

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I’ve been wanting to read this book for a while. I recently saw a summary of the book on Grace Compass Church Blog. You can find the original post on that link, but here’s the highlights of it: MAKING VISION STICK by Andy Stanley In the book, Andy shares that there are 5 things that […]

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Church in the Making (1 of 4)

Church in the Making (1 of 4)

Posted on 07. Jun, 2010 by .

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Shortly after attending Ben Arment’s WhiteBoard Sessions I got a hold of a copy of his new book Church in the Making. It was the first 200 page book I’ve ever read in one day. I just couldn’t put it down. I’ll be sharing my review of Church in the Making on Mondays this month. […]

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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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Clutter Free Buzz (continued)

Clutter Free Buzz (continued)

Posted on 21. Aug, 2009 by .

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Remember now some of these are way outside the box, but the box is full of clutter and the farther outside the box you are the more it gets noticed. 6. Toilet Paper – this was a joint idea between Noah (our awesome worship leader) and myself. No, we’re not looking to make custom printed […]

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Clutter Free Buzz

Clutter Free Buzz

Posted on 20. Aug, 2009 by .

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Remember these aren’t supposed to be the normal ways to get the word out about something. If everyone did it, it wouldn’t be clutter free. I also agree with Mark Batterson that when it comes to marketing and the church: we have the greatest message to tell and therefor we should have the greatest marketing. […]

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Buzz Marketing (Part 3)

Buzz Marketing (Part 3)

Posted on 19. Aug, 2009 by .

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p.134: The key to clutter free media is length of attention and undivided focus, those are what give you mind share. p. 132: Before you can capture market share, you need to capture mind share. Ok, so how do you do this as a church? How do  you capture the attention of people in your […]

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Buzz Marketing (Part 2)

Buzz Marketing (Part 2)

Posted on 18. Aug, 2009 by .

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Empowered Interactivity: creating buzz by allowing people to be a part of the product. For a church there is a fine line here. Having the worship leader become more like a wedding singer that takes requests probably wouldn’t work. For some reason it does work well with sermon series. I have seen several pastos do series titled […]

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Buzz Marketing (Part 1)

Buzz Marketing (Part 1)

Posted on 17. Aug, 2009 by .

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A while ago I read BuzzMarketing by Mark Hughes. It was recomeded to me by another church planter and is one of the best books I’ve read this past year. I wanted to share some highlights from the book over the next week or so. Ideas for church buzz marketing: 1. Distribute urinal screens that say […]

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