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Say it Like You Mean It

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? A Guide to Reaching Out to Your Community

Communications Isn't Sexy

Step by Step Process to Keep People Engaged Through the Summer

The Case for Apps

No, Your Church Doesn't Need a Custom App

3 Ways to Reach Families with Special Needs in Your Church

Fundraising in your Community

Should You Be a Church Communications Specialist or Generalist?

You're Not the Boss of Me

A Crowd Attracts a Crowd

Post What You Preach

Death by a Thousand Cuts

Podcast: What to do When Your Attendance Drops at Easter

Clarifying Your Message

Podcast: Partnering With Your Community

We'd Love Your Feedback

The Ultimate List of 25 Free Stock Photo Sites for Churches

Podcast: Knowing Who You Are

Talk the Talk: Basics To Developing A Communications Strategy

Podcast: Advertising Easter

“But No One Told Me!” Tips on Improving Staff Communication

Podcast: Easter Branding

5 Places to Listen For Better Leadership

Podcast: Why Easter?

The 4 Essential Social Media Questions

How to Utilize Facebook Groups

What's Your Platform? Finding the Right Social Media

Choosing a Facebook Cover Photo

Snappy Solutions

The Best Time to Post on Facebook

Instagram and the Visual Web

4 Things Churches Need to Stop Posting on Social Media

The McDonald's Method

Good Websites Remove Barriers

2019 Design Trends Forecast

15 of the Best Church Websites for 2019

Go Live or Go Home: Streaming Strategy for Small Churches

A Checklist for Your Ministry’s Online Strategy in 2019

Here's How to Communicate to the Right Crowd

Top 5 for 2018

How Much Time Is Enough Time? Best Practices for Church Event Timelines

How to Run an Effective Team Planning Meeting

Getting Strategic With Your Church Blog

Why Branding?

Brand Guide Examples

Who Are You?

Logos Don't Have To Be Literal

Branding is Not a Bad Word

Why Your Church Needs a Brand

What is Branding?

After the Event

Maximizing Christmas Eve

The Best Form of Marketing

Sharing Church Photos Online

The Real Mission of Big Events

How to Use Social Media for Outreach Events

Planning Your Fall Outreach: Think Follow-Up First

5 Things We Do That Fail at Welcoming a Guest Back to Our Church

5 Ways to Follow-Up Digitally

What to Expect When You're Expecting (To Visit a Church)

Here's How to Get More Guests to Turn in the Connection Card

Your Website is Your First Impression

Is Your Church Guest-Friendly?

Low Hanging Fruit

6 Proven Ways to Improve Your Church Communications

What Younger Generations Want the Church to Know About Social Media

How To Write Terrible Church Emails in 7 Steps

Getting Real: Reaching Your Audience with Storytelling

How to Have Better Announcements by Sunday

Before You Ditch The Paper Bulletin Consider This

Church Bulletins are Awful

Is the Church Bulletin a Sacred Cow?

3 Things to Do Each Week In Your Communications

Marketing Is Not a Bad Word

I Notcied a Typo inn the Bullitin: Let's Talk About Making Mistakes

Juicy Website Winner 2018: Hope Church NYC

The Power of Facebook Events

6 Social Media Tips for Your Church

5 Ways to Use MailChimp for Church Marketing

Congratulations to This Year's Juicy Winners!

The Reason Your New Process Won’t Work

The Juicys Award Show

Mobile Websites vs. Mobile Apps: Which One Is Better?

5 Key People You Need to Create a New Church Website

A Few Ways to Make Your Church Website More Effective

What Makes a Good Church Website?

5 Things Every Church Website Must Have

How to Post a Sermon Online and Reach an Audience

This Month: All About Church Websites

5 Reasons We Do The Juicys

5 Strategies for Better Communication in 2018

How to Ruin a Sermon Illustration

Introducing The Juicys

Who is Generation Z?

3 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Church Website

How to Communicate in a Post-Christian Culture

What's Your Communication Temperature?

5 Tips to Creating Landing Pages for Your Church Website

Do Churches Understand the Digital Experience?

Stop Controlling Everything

Raising the Evangelistic Temperature

The Communicator

Are Your Sunday Services Guest-Friendly?

How to Achieve Your Church's Vision with Volunteers

Facebook: From Calendar to Community

Making the Audience the Hero of Your Story

Why Every Pastor Should Blog

You’ve Got This: A new book for church communicators

Hosting a Legal Super Bowl Party

The State of Church Communications

Best Growth Strategy For Your Online Audience

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

Strengths and Weaknesses

There’s More to Growing Online than Social Media

Should You Start a Facebook Group?

2017's Most Popular Church Juice Articles

5 Steps to Becoming a Better Editor

18 of the Best Church Websites for 2018

4 Reasons We Created a Facebook Group

6 Tips for Taking Better Pictures

10 Last-Minute Christmas Planning Ideas

Officing in the Big City

Stop Announcing Everything

Follow the Wi-Fi

The Power of Being Homeless

What are Your Church Website Photos Communicating?

Social Media Sizing Guide 2018

Getting Communications Buy-In

From Visitor to Thriving Member

Communication During a Tragedy: Lessons from Equifax

Planning a Successful Christmas Service

Responding to Negative Facebook Comments

Does Your Facebook Page Make a Good Front Door?

Great Communication Matters

4 Ways to Leverage Your Church's Online Presence

Welcome Church Juice's New Leader

10 Ways to Intentionally Thank Your Church Volunteers

Our Next Step Forward

Taking on PowerPoint

4 Practical Questions for Crafting Effective Outreach Messaging

Transitions + Thanks

The Good and Bad of Stock Photography

Pokémon Go and Your Church: Finding the Rational Response

Navigating Facebook News Feed Changes

Communications Project Checklist

Communications Takes Courage

Free Ebook: Church Graphic Design 101

Why Communications Plans Fail

Church Website Spring Cleaning

Mother’s Day Planning for Your Church

Creating Better Email Design

Benefits of Using a Professional Email System

Easter Debriefing

A Strong Church Brand Keeps People Engaged

Fine-Tuning Your Easter Planning

Uber Logo Change: What Churches Can Learn

Measuring Success and Brand Unity: 2 Lessons from Coca-Cola

Content Marketing Basics for Churches

Top Posts of 2015

Balancing Christmas Tradition with Creativity

Last Minute Christmas Preparation

First Presbyterian Church Douglasville is a Juicys Winner - Denominational Change

Memorial Presbyterian Church is a Juicys Winner - Magazine

Gashland Evangelical Presbyterian Church is a Juicys Winner - Missions Display

Heyward Street Church is a Juicys Winner - Branding

Fairborn UMC is a Juicys Winner - Social Media Strategy

Beyond The Call to Action

Starting in Church Communications

4 Ways to Eliminate Culture Killers

Common Church Communications Mistakes

The Juicys Fifth Anniversary


Modern Church Website Design

Why Images Matter

Understanding What You Communicate

Repurposing Your Church Content

Branding Beyond The Logo

Evaluating Your Church Website

6 Strategies for Great Leadership

Church Communications Baseline

Church Easter Planning

Easter and Church Websites

Vision Leads Communication

Internal Church Communications

Mindsets That Will Block Church Website Success

Top Posts of 2014

Personal Church Communication

Church Christmas Planning

Harris Creek Baptist is a Juicys Winner

Resurrection Houston is a Juicys Winner

Knox-Met is a Juicys Winner

Broadway Church is a Juicys Winner

A Church Customer Service Lesson in the Mobile Payment Wars

Committing to Church Communications

Common Church Website Mistakes

Free Ebook - Twitter For Your Ministry

Investing in Email

Why The Juicys?

Debunking Church Marketing Myths

New Church Juice Website

6 Ways to Improve Your Church Twitter Account

Why Your Church Needs a Good Website

The Church Should Function Like A Startup

Beyond Greeters: Welcoming is a Church Wide Value

Memorable Brand Identity

No Social Media Experts and Staying Committed

Twitter’s New Design and Features

Website Spring Cleaning Tips

Welcoming Visitors During A Church Service

Empowering Brand Advocates

Improving Word of Mouth Marketing

Creating a Meaningful Survey

Communicating Your Promise

Facebook Strategy

Church Communications in 2014

Consistency in 11 Years of Communication

Sharing Christmas

Measuring Return on Objectives

The Grove is a Juicys Winner

Bethel CRC is a Juicys Winner

OneLife Church is a Juicys Winner

Elmbrook Church is a Juicys Winner

The Church at Severn Run is a Juicys Winner

What Makes A Good Church Website?

Free Fonts and How to Use (Not Abuse) Them

Ways To Improve Your Church Bulletin

3 Web Design Elements You Should Know

Launching A New Logo

The Power of Language

The Juicys 2013

Vision, Mission and Organizational Goals

Picking A Website Template

Streamlining Church Communications

Copying and the Creative Challenge

Mistakes Happen In Social Media

Comic Sans, Papyrus and 4 Font Lessons

5 Social Media Improvements You Can Make Today

Church Websites: Catering to Visitors

Foundations for Measuring Success

Service Transitions

Communications Isn’t Just For Big Churches

Personal Preferences

Responsive Website Design

Avoiding Experiments at Christmas

Good Websites Remove Barriers

Broadmoor Baptist is The Juicys Communications Church of the Year (Larger)

Westbury UMC is The Juicys Communications Church of the Year (Smaller)

Willowdale CRC is The Juicys Communications Church of the Year (Smaller) Runner Up

Long Hollow is The Juicys Communications Church of the Year (Larger) Runner Up

Consistency in Program Logos

Choosing A Facebook Cover Photo

Five New Facebook Tools For Admins

3 Quick Social Media Tips

Planning Easter Follow-Up

Stealing Logos

A Good Name

Pinterest for Churches (Part 2: Strategy)

Pinterest for Churches (Part 1: The Basics)

A Modern Christmas Pageant

The Benefits of Good Design Go Beyond Something Looking Cool

Google+ for Churches

Church Set Designs Can Send the Wrong Message

Know Video Basics First

Putting Personal Preferences Aside

Life Baptist Church is The Juicys Communications Church of the Year (Smaller)

Level Ground is The Juicys Communications Church of the Year (Smaller) Runner Up

First CRC of Grand Haven is The Juicys Make It Happen Church of the Year

ChangePoint is The Juicys Communications Church of the Year (Larger)

Church Graphic Design

Logo Change Has to Happen All at Once

Facebook Tagging for Organizations

Website Welcome Videos

Do Multiple Worship Styles Say "We're Not Sure What Kind of Church We Are?"

Over-Promising and Under-Delivering

The Power of Quality

The Chick-fil-A Language Upgrade

Finding the Right Church Juice Logo

Is Your Church In Your Community?

Guidelines for Song Lyric Slides

Best Buy Isn't Geeked Out By God Squad

Odd Pairings

God Was Rejecting My Worship (Part 2)

God Was Rejecting My Worship (Part 1)

Making the Most of VBS Momentum

Is It Okay to Block Somone From Your Church's Facebook Page?

Marketing Isn't a Bad Word If You Think About It the Right Way

Planning for a Medical Emergency

Tithing Sermons

The World’s Best Chips and Salsa

Handling Criticism

Lessons From Comcast Customer Service

Website Wireframing: Getting Organized