Cell Phones More Important Than Internet, TV and Email

Holy Batphone. According to the latest Pew Internet & American Life Project, cell phones matter more to U.S. adults than the internet, TV and email. “When asked how hard it would be to give up a specific technology, respondents are now most likely to say the cell phone would be most difficult to do without, …


Church Communications 101

“The greatest problem with communication is the illusion that it has been accomplished.” — George Bernard Shaw This morning my church sponsored a most helpful “Getting the Word Out” workshop for church leaders (board members, committee chairs, staff, etc.). Based on introductory comments, here is a “Cheat Sheet” of things to consider when you want …


The Good Humored Greening of Communications

Yesterday I was (happily) a bystander in one of those interactions that are so prevalent in smallish volunteer organizations coping with the new media. Out of the blue, my church’s Green Team (our environmental conscience) got an email from someone no one had heard of before, telling them they should “champion, promote and implement the …