• SundayU Magazine | 8/19/2019 | Justin Dean
    Hiring a freelancer or outsourcing a job to bolster your productivity is often seen as a risk. What if he doesn’t uphold the values your church hopes to convey? What if he slacks and fails to...
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  • SundayU Magazine | 8/14/2019 | JoseReyes
    Instagram is one of the fastest growing platforms worldwide. It only makes sense that we learn to utilize it. I’ve laid out 4 ways that you can create quality and eye appealing content without...
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  • SundayU Magazine | 8/7/2019 | Carl Barnhill
    One of my goals when leading a team of volunteers is to work my way out of my job. I want to elevate my team so much, that everything I am responsible for can run with out without me.
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  • SundayU Magazine | 8/5/2019 | Justin Dean
    If you run a blog for your church, then you are likely already familiar with the term SEO, or Search Engine Optimization – the concept of adapting your website and blog posts so that search engines...
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  • SundayU Magazine | 7/30/2019 | Carl Barnhill
    We’ve all been there – you’re singing along and you’re 2 lines into the next slide before the operator advances to the next slide of lyrics. It’s brutal. I mean brutal.
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  • SundayU Magazine | 7/23/2019 | Justin Dean
    “Time is money” is a phrase that’s been around since the 1700’s (thank you Ben Franklin) for a reason. Because it’s true. Lot - Thought - Money - Time - Time We put a lot of thought toward how to...
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  • SundayU Magazine | 7/22/2019 | James Miller
    Fuller Theological Seminary, the largest seminary in the world by enrollment, is selling its property and moving out of the historic Pasadena location it has held since 1947.
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  • SundayU Magazine | 7/18/2019 | Paul Maxwell
    “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth” (Acts 1:8).
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  • SundayU Magazine | 7/15/2019 | Robert Carnes
    I have a theory. It goes like this—the people who knew God’s word better than anyone else were probably those monks who used to copy the Bible by hand back in medieval times.
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  • SundayU Magazine | 7/10/2019 | Kenny Jahng
    If you have customers or followers, you should have an email marketing campaign. While you can tailor your campaign to be as rigorous as you’d like, the one thing you’ll want is a done-for-you email...
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  • SundayU Magazine | 7/3/2019 | Carl Barnhill
    A great way to show to members of your church the opportunities where they can serve is to tour them around the church and show them each ministry in action. Here are some ideas on how to provide...
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  • SundayU Magazine | 6/19/2019 | Carl Barnhill
    Full disclosure: I’m more of a pastor than a techie. Don’t get me wrong – I love all aspects of using media to create experiences where people grow closer to Jesus.
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  • SundayU Magazine | 6/18/2019 | Carl Barnhill
    Full disclosure: I’m more of a pastor than a techie. Don’t get me wrong – I love all aspects of using media to create experiences where people grow closer to Jesus.
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  • SundayU Magazine | 6/17/2019 | Tyler Rominger
    Sometimes running a church can feel like living paycheck to paycheck. All of your efforts constantly go into keeping everything functioning on a week to week basis.
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  • SundayU Magazine | 6/12/2019 | Seth Muse
    THE PODCAST HAS BEEN AROUND AS LONG AS THE NINTENDO ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM AND THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK. Only it was called “audioblogging” until about 2004 when the Guardian newspaper coined the...
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  • SundayU Magazine | 6/10/2019 | bcarneiro
    “Ya’ll must be quick to listen and slow to speak.” My paraphrase, but you know the verse. No-no - Things - God I know this is a big no-no. It is certainly one of those things I have to continuously...
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  • SundayU Magazine | 6/6/2019 | katiejallred
    “Not that I have already reached the goal or am already fully mature, but I make every effort to take hold of it because I also have been taken hold of by Christ Jesus.
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  • SundayU Magazine | 6/3/2019 | Seth Muse
    THERE ARE ANY NUMBER OF MAGICAL BEASTS LURKING ONLINE IN OUR SOCIAL FEEDS. The internet has all manner of trolls, snipes, Rick-Rollers, Soothsayers, and Calvinists.
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  • SundayU Magazine | 5/28/2019 | Robert Carnes
    Millennials are apparently obsessed with a lot of things—self-care, self-improvement, food, ego travel (whatever that is), and nostalgia just to name a few. However, millennials are not obsessed...
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  • SundayU Magazine | 5/20/2019 | Adam McLaughlin
    I grew up with certain stereotypes about big churches and stereotypes about small churches – ultimately a reflection of how I thought a church grows. At first, these perceptions really got in the...
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  • SundayU Magazine | 5/16/2019 | bcarneiro
    You strive for consistency and pixel perfect designs, you have a style guide and your assets are perfectly organized until that one day a ministry leader shows up with a printed brochure for her...
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  • SundayU Magazine | 5/13/2019 | Carl Barnhill
    One of the keys to a dynamic Volunteer Team is scheduling your volunteers in such a way that there is a clear expectation of who is serving when. Planning is key.
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  • SundayU Magazine | 5/8/2019 | ruthjacksonlee
    Don’t tell any of my girlfriends, but I still confuse the two most dominate boy bands of the ‘90s: the Backstreet Boys and *N’SYNC. Perhaps they are intertwined in my mind because both vocal groups...
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  • SundayU Magazine | 5/6/2019 | Carrie Kintz
    I have a confession to make: Sometimes, I am the worst. At writing, at life, and at social media, you name it, and I’ve probably been the worst at it at some point.
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  • SundayU Magazine | 4/30/2019 | chrisrivera.co
    Recently I was talking with my 15 year old son. He was having a hard time getting along with his brothers. (Side Note: I have four kids and most of them are pre-teens or full blown teenagers.
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  • SundayU Magazine | 4/29/2019 | Carl Barnhill
    After someone shows interest in serving on your team, you’ll want to provide an opportunity where they can have a sneak peek into your team to see if it’s an area they really are interested in.
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  • SundayU Magazine | 4/26/2019 | Wes Gay
    Easter is over. Breathe in. Breathe out. You made it. The single biggest Sunday of the year is over. All of those long meetings, extra hours, and sleepless nights paid off.
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  • SundayU Magazine | 4/24/2019 | Justin Dean
    The goal of most churches is to spread the gospel to as many as people as possible. This can include people within their current congregation, potential new church members, and people in other parts...
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  • SundayU Magazine | 4/22/2019 | Seth Muse
    Communications Director is a broad title that encompasses such a wide range of responsibility in the church. It could mean graphic design, videography, creating social content, live production,...
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  • SundayU Magazine | 4/17/2019 | Carl Barnhill
    You have to know and be involved in how new volunteers get into your ministry. You have to be the most passionate about getting new people onto your team. You’re the leader.
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  • SundayU Magazine | 4/15/2019 | Meghan Howard
    I was never into numbers, at all. I was not a big fan of math, mainly because it was confusing to me. I hated statistics with every ounce of me, and I took a computer programming class in college...
    418 views Mkgirlz
  • SundayU Magazine | 4/8/2019 | bcarneiro
    This morning, I found myself yet again thinking about the next piece of information I could share. Until this song started playing: “Your presence is heaven to me. Your presence is heaven to me.
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  • SundayU Magazine | 4/3/2019 | Meagan Ranson
    Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should. Social media is a huge blessing, but just like the meat God gave the Israelites in the desert, it can be too much.
    356 views Alenaaa
  • SundayU Magazine | 4/2/2019 | Wes Gay
    Strategy. It’s a word we throw around frequently in churches. In recent years, “strategic plans” have become common at our fall staff retreats. We are given ample time to create one, yet we still...
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  • SundayU Magazine | 3/28/2019 | Justin Dean
    In his book, The Gift of Fear, celebrity security consultant Gavin de Becker explains the risks of engaging critics, stalkers, and other detractors. “It’s better to detach than to engage and...
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  • SundayU Magazine | 3/25/2019 | Robert Carnes
    Sermon graphics come in all shapes and sizes. They’re as unique as the sermons themselves. Creating these eye-catching graphics can be as equally challenging as writing a compelling sermon.
    288 views acegabriellaace
  • SundayU Magazine | 3/21/2019 | ruthjacksonlee
    You would be hard-pressed to find someone that appreciates a good list as much as I do. I love lists as much as Scully loved de-bunking Mulder’s paranormal findings and alien conspiracies.
    288 views xxlauzyxx
  • SundayU Magazine | 3/19/2019 | Carl Barnhill
    I believe too many times in church media world, those who serve in production (whether audio, video, lighting, or stage design) have a stigma of being ‘behind the scenes introverted nerds’.
    612 views celticprincess1105
  • SundayU Magazine | 3/13/2019 | Carl Barnhill
    In order to see growth in your ministry, you have to raise up leaders. The days of you being flying solo have to be long gone. You must work yourself out of as many jobs as you possibly can.
    160 views Firefang
  • SundayU Magazine | 3/11/2019 | Carl Barnhill
    Do you ever have a volunteer that is not a great fit for your team or the position they are in on your team? Do you worry about dealing with the situation because they are a volunteer? I’ve been...
    592 views yana.boo
  • SundayU Magazine | 3/5/2019 | bcarneiro
    “Do slides on Sundays”, they said. “It will be fun”, they said. What they didn’t tell me when I first joined a church communication team was that I would have to learn a new program (the famous...
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  • SundayU Magazine | 3/4/2019 | Chris.Dunagan
    Information is advancing daily on a global stage through the connectivity of the Internet. Email, blogs and social platforms contribute to the viral spread of content in real-time to shape culture,...
    226 views brunodeuce44
  • SundayU Magazine | 2/27/2019 | bcarneiro
    Do you cringe a little when you see the words “church” and “marketing” together? I know I can’t be the only one. I’m not really sure why, given that marketing for churches is what I do for a living,...
    211 views hakimi308
  • SundayU Magazine | 2/25/2019 | Paul Steinbrueck
    When it comes to choosing a web hosting provider for your church website there are hundreds if not thousands to choose from. One way to narrow the number of options is to choose a Christian web...
    133 views emily.funkymonkey
  • SundayU Magazine | 2/19/2019 | Carl Barnhill
    I want to tell you a story of a time I messed up when it came to serving people. I was serving on staff at a large church in Mississippi. Our volunteer team was growing and we were implementing some...
    375 views just-me
  • SundayU Magazine | 2/17/2019 | Justin Dean
    Easter is like the Super Bowl (sorry, “Big Game”) for churches. Every year as we’re just recovering from Christmas and New Years, Easter is just waiting in the wings, ready to pounce! As a Church...
    336 views applekip
  • SundayU Magazine | 2/14/2019 | Seth Muse
    “Hey, Seth, what happened to your nose?” “Oh, Chuck Norris roundhouse kicked me in the face. No big deal.” Run-in - Chuck - Norris - Grade - Girls Let me tell you about my run-in with Chuck Norris...
    646 views cute16
  • SundayU Magazine | 2/13/2019 | bcarneiro
    Having worked with dozens of pastors, there is always one question we have to ask: “Who do you want to reach first as a church?” Fail - Pastor - Eyes - Hand - Gestures Without fail, every single...
    284 views darkkazune
  • SundayU Magazine | 2/11/2019 | carriekintz
    I think social media is one of the most brilliant things we’ve introduced in the 21st century. It’s opened up communication on such a super-sonic global level. Through Facebook, Twitter, blogs, etc.
    166 views ali11
  • SundayU Magazine | 2/7/2019 | Carl Barnhill
    I’ve made a lot of mistakes when it comes to leading volunteer teams. One of the main things I learned is that I had to bleed vision. I had to consistently and passionately share the the vision...
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