Entering the New Ministry Year

Following the Gregorian calendar, many churches within the western hemisphere of the Church operate according to a ministry year that ends near or within Summer and begins anew in September. This ministry year reflects that of an annual school calendar, in which sermon series’, vacations, and events often fall around the same time of year, some for more obvious reasons that others (Happy birthday, Jesus!).

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What to Pack When Travelling For a Communications Job

If you’re reading this article, chances are you’re a Church creative or communicator of some sort. Perhaps you’re a cinematographer, a video editor, a photographer, a writer, a worship leader, a speaker, a preacher, a consultant, a production technician, or a social media co-ordinator—whatever it is that you do, we’re glad you serve in this industry and have come to this page.

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Meeting Personally After Connecting Online

Inevitably, social media has changed the way we interact socially with one another and has done so even more since becoming such a prominent corporate tool. It’s important to remain aware of how social media’s change in function affects us, and to consider this effect from all angles so as not to grow oblivious to how we are resultantly being changed, too.

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Digital Nativity & Over-Saturation in Media

We could sit here all day discussing the pros and cons found within media, especially those of social media. It’s a hot topic that brings forth much debate. I consider myself thankful that I didn’t grow up with social media as I look at youth around me now who are affected by it on several different levels. Nonetheless, at the same time, media—social, digital, and print alike—are effective communication tools for not only personal use but corporate, too. They allow us to communicate important topics in a variety of ways, to a variety of people, across a variety of nations. However, is it possible that the realm of media is over-saturated? If so, is it possible to do anything about this over-saturation, to distinguish from it?

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Are You Asking Permission and If So, Whose?

One of society’s most widely perceived ‘liberties’ has to do with coming of age and permission. As we age, we are often granted more trust and responsibility, even enough to make our own decisions. Though, walking with Jesus shows us that maturity is not necessarily synonymous with the idea of no longer having to ask the permission of those above us.

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The Church And The Enneagram

If you’ve hung out around the Church in the past year or so or if you’re a Christian Instagram user, you’ve probably heard of the Enneagram by now. For those of us who haven’t yet, the Enneagram is a personality type theory that argues nine different personality types exist in the world.

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