I was fortunate to lead a workshop with a parish last week about getting parishioners to re-engage post COVID, drawing on insights from my book Marketing God. The conversation was quite fascinating and stimulating as the team worked through some opportunities that are now present, as a result of COVID. A few of the items… Continue reading COVID Presents Some New Opportunities For Churches
While I am fortunate to be able to go to church everyday, including Sunday, I still find that I want to watch Fr. Dave on YouTube. So, on Sunday's I do both, I go to church and watch Fr. Dave. Mass twice in a day is a good thing, I believe. Yesterday, as I watched… Continue reading A Marketing Lesson from Father Dave
In my conversations with parishes, ministries and organizations, I find so many of them facing the same challenge. They have lists and lists of things they need to share, the various things they do and offer. Yet, they often feel that their message is not being heard. Unfortunately, that is often very true. While there… Continue reading Is Your Message Being Heard?
When COVID hit many things deemed "non-essential" were shut down, including our churches. However, a recent Gallop poll suggests that of everything, church is MOST essential. Let me explain. Every November, Gallop does a survey of Americans asking about their health and healthcare. Their report was released on December 7, 2020 and the findings were… Continue reading Church is Essential
The award winning book Marketing God was introduced in August of 2019. At that time, who could have imagined that a mere eight months later a pandemic would hit, shutting down the country and indeed the world, including our churches. As we have entered into 2021, we are hopeful for a tomorrow that allows and… Continue reading Let Us Begin