4 church logo ideas that you can recreate

4 church logo ideas that you can recreate

Have you ever been trying to design a logo, and you just get stuck for inspiration? Or maybe you just can't think of how to format the words that you need to use in your logo, and still make everything look nice? Or maybe you've found some inspiration, but it just looks absolutely impossible for you to recreate?

Well, in this video, I'm going to go through a few of the ideas that I look to when I'm designing a logo and I'm stuck for ideas.

8 steps to build your church brand

8 steps to build your church brand

I once heard branding defined as ‘the intangible sum of your organisations attributes’. I think this is a fairly perfect summary: a brand is not simply a logo or a bunch of colours; it is everything that makes your church what it is today.

Branding is also a really great marketing strategy, and while I know that marketing can be a dirty word in Christian circles, knowing how to use real-life strategies can truly help you build up recognition for your church within your community.

In marketing, we talk about physical availability and mental availability.

6 simple ways to make visitors feel more comfortable at your church

6 simple ways to make visitors feel more comfortable at your church

What I’ve noticed is, no matter what size your church is, there are some really simple things you can do to make your church feel more welcoming to visitors. We don’t know what background or experience our visitors have had with churches in the past (or if they’ve had any experience at all) and so we want to be welcoming without being overwhelming.

Small churches are often very good at welcoming; it’s one of our greatest strengths. We can easily spot someone who’s not part of the usual crowd, and go and welcome them. But no matter how much your church might pride itself on its welcoming, there is always room for improvement, and these simple ideas will make a world of difference to your visitors.

The unstoppable formula for naming your church ministries

The unstoppable formula for naming your church ministries

Unfortunately, there is no baby name book for church ministries (at least that I know of?!). Many churches struggle with naming their different ministries, as each ministry has a distinct mission and focus, but is also a part of one church. I can't count how many times I've heard the question: should I brand all my church ministries as similar names, or give them each their own branding?

Well, I'm going to make it very simple.

My thoughts on naming ministries are that you should use this simple formula: