Effective Church Communications Podcast by Yvon Prehn

Effective Church Communications Podcast by Yvon Prehn

By Yvon Prehn
Church communication is one of the most challenging ministries because it is often the gateway to the entire church. To do it effectively requires more than the latest images, social media, and technology tips.

You need timeless strategy, inspiration, and Biblical challenges that work no matter what tech tools and channels you use, the size of your church or age of your audience. You'll get them here.

This podcast is part of the ministry of Effective Church Communications, www.effectivechurchcom.com--go there for more resources, training, and FREE templates that are ministry-effective.

Available on 10 platforms
#6 Hark the Herald Angels Sing--But WHY?
This is an audio file of our very popular Christmas letter that shares the gospel message of Christmas in the format of a popular Christmas carol. Please listen and be encouraged and download and share with others. Free printable copies of the message can be downloaded at p.me/pDky9-8kH.
December 10, 2018
More than a Pretty Face--Free Templates with a Ministry Strategy
There are lots of church communication templates out there, so why should you use our? First of all they are FREE, but more than that there are 4 reasons why our templates are unique. Next, they are in PDF and MS Publisher format so they can either be printed immediately or easily modified. Most important is that our templates are more than a pretty face, but actually visual representations of ministry strategy to help people come to know Jesus as Savior and grow to Christian maturity. To go to the Templates, go to: https://www.effectivechurchcom.com/templates/
November 26, 2018
Don't be a Secret Saint, a better way to do outreach!
Have you ever been in a situation where you do outreach activities or acts of kindness as part of your church, but you never see anybody come to church because of it? Well, I've got some ideas for you that can change that. In today's episode, we'll talk about how if you don't actively interact with the people you are doing outreach to or create communications for them, they don't have the opportunity to come to your church or explore the Christian faith more fully. Take a few minutes to listen and don't be a Secret Saint--get your message out there!
November 14, 2018
Recognize & win in the biggest challenge in church communications—spiritual warfare
What would make your work go better as a church communicator? Is it if you had better tools? A bigger budget? More time? Though all those issues are important, we are going to talk about how the work you are doing is more than what it seems--it is spiritual warfare for the souls of people. In our podcast today I’ll give you 5 Suggestions for ways to increase your spiritual resources and strength for your work.
October 12, 2018
A Better Way to Use Halloween for Outreach, plus Was Jesus A Zombie?
Many churches are concerned about the evils of Halloween and that's understandable, but it can be a fantastic time to energize your people for outreach and challenge people with spiritual realities. The question, Was Jesus a Zombie? isn't being irreverent, it's a honest question from a totally unchurched person and completely understandable as Zombies are the primary picture popular media has of those who return from the dead. The answer of course is a resounding "no." In addition to a thoughtful answer we've got resources you can use to in answering this question and many other Halloween outreach free templates and tools on the www.effectivechurchcom.com website.
October 11, 2018
How to not be overwhelmed with technology changes & challenges
How should you respond when you read something online that by the power of the stories or statistics shared, makes you feel that if you don’t immediately respond to the technology advertised your church will be left behind ….in reaching your world, being up-to-date, or in some other implied way that has you hit the button for a “FREE TRIAL?” We’ll answer that question in today’s Podcast as part of what I’m calling: A BETTER WAY This series of podcasts was born out of my frustration with things happening in church communications and instead of simply being snarky and ranting about these issues, I felt it would be much more honoring to the Lord to reframe them and suggest A BETTER WAY to deal with these things. In this podcast, I’ll cover two areas: 1. The source of technology fears & how to inoculate yourself against them 2. How to response to true technology changes that impact your ministry Please go to http://www.effectivechurchcom.com for show notes on this episode and other tips, training, and free templates to help you be a more effective church communicator.
October 7, 2018
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