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By Justin Nava 09 Aug, 2017
  1. What kind of images are the best to display in your church website?
  2. How do you get the best pictures for your website...and how much should you spend?
  3. How to tell the real story of your church through your website (and we're not talking about your history).
By Justin Nava 08 Aug, 2017

From the Back Cover


Is your church prepared to handle a crisis well? Do you have a plan in place for how to deal with negative comments on social media? Are you afraid to try new communications methods?

In PR Matters, Justin Dean provides practical advice on how to communicate the gospel well and reach more people in a world that wants Christians to be bland.

Author
Justin Dean is a church communications advisor and entrepreneur. He served in senior marketing roles in the corporate startup world for over a decade before joining Mars Hill Church in Seattle as the Communications Director in 2011. He oversaw all social media, content, editorial, communications, and public relations for the growing megachurch until they ultimately closed their doors for good at the end of 2014.

He is now the co-founder of That Church Conference, helping digital communicators tell the best story the church has to tell through conferences, workshops, and online resources (learn more at thatcc.com ). When he’s not helping churches, Justin can often be found on the lake or eating tacos with his wife and four kids. You can contact Justin on Twitter @justinjdean or go to justinjdean.com for more info.

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By Justin Nava 02 Aug, 2017
  1. I've got my first guest, the great Seth Muse!
  2. The importance of the words we use and the common pitfall many Pastor fall into when communicating announcements and events.
  3. How to evaluate your communications and improve your writing with formulas anyone can use.
  4. How to communicate to someone who isn't like you.
Resources mentioned in this episode:
  1. StoryBrand podcast in iTunes (first 7 episodes)
  2. Copyblogger
  3. Copy Hackers  and the article, The Ultimate Guide to No-Pain Copywriting (or, Every Copywriting Formula Ever)
By Justin Nava 01 Aug, 2017
Have you ever had to skip reading an article or pass on watching a video because you didn’t have the time? How much have you missed because you had meetings, counseling, and the hustle of church life?

There is a better way to continue your education than hunkering down at your computer...it’s called a PODCAST.
By Justin Nava 27 Jul, 2017
  1. My key takeaways from That Church Summit Day 2 sessions:
    1. How to Have a Hard Conversation with Clay Scroggins (sponsored by Text in Church)
    2. Entrepreneurial Mindset in the Church with Jonathan Malm (sponsored by Church.org )
    3. How Smaller Churches Can Leverage Digital & Social Media with Meghan Howard (sponsored by Tithe.ly )
    4. Engaging People Where They Are with Justin Brackett (Sponsored by Church Ink )
    5. Recruiting, Resourcing & Retaining Creatives for Churches Sized 50, 500 & 5,000 with Ben Stapley (Sponsored by Creative Church Company )
    6. The Future of Technology & the Church with Matt McKee (sponsored by Design Pickle )
    7. Why Creativity Is Killing Your Church with Wes Gay (sponsored by Ministry Designs )
  2. Rewatch all the sessions of the day with a That Church Conference Pro Membership:  https://thatcc.com/lifetime/
  3. Check out the Day 1 Takeaways .

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