Jerod joined ReFrame Media in 2007 and built Church Juice from scratch. He poured all his passion for branding, marketing, and messaging into the ministry, publishing e-books, blog posts, and speaking at conferences to help churches energize their communications. He also served as ReFrame’s in-house graphic designer. Before beginning his work at Church Juice, Jerod was a local TV news reporter. In 2016, Jerod stepped away from the ministry to pursue interests in marketing and communications on new horizons.
Sometimes the best way to understand our own church context is to see how things are done in another. This article describes how I went about creating a rubric for one of my most beneficial tasks as a church communicator: visiting other churches.
A lot of churches struggle with getting guests to turn in their connection card (or whatever it’s called at your church). Here’s why people aren’t giving you their information, and how to remedy the issue.
Lots of visitors never return to a church because well meaning church “welcome” processes make them feel uncomfortable. Here are some things we can all do to help ensure our church’s are guest-friendly.
Crafting clear messages is one of the most critical tasks of the church. Connecting the gospel of Jesus Christ and the Bible to the Average Joe sitting in the pew or living in your community is of eternal importance.