3 Easter Series’ We Hope We Never See

3 Easter Series’ We Hope We Never See

Easter season is about to hit the church world in full force. That means we’ll start seeing churches’ brilliant Easter series campaigns. We’re excited to see what’s coming.

But in all that excitement, there are a few things we’re dreading. These three ideas would be absolute atrocities. With that in mind, we present these three absolutely horrible Easter sermon series ideas.

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7 Nightmares of Graphic Designers

7 Nightmares of Graphic Designers

Graphic design can be frustrating. It’s especially frustrating working with folks who know very little about the field of design. Unfortunately, that leads to some pretty horrible situations. We thought it would be fun to put together a list of seven big nightmares that face graphic designers in their craft. And perhaps, through the humor and absurdity, we can find healing. Or maybe we’ll just laugh. Whatever works for you.

1---Large-Blocks-of-Text

Churches are notorious for giving graphic designers huge blocks of text and tiny cards to print them on. It ends up leaving you 20 total pixels of white space and 10 pixels of design area.

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10 Fonts You Should Never Use (And 10 You Should)

10 Fonts You Should Never Use
(And 10 You Should)

Fonts aren’t all unlike fashion. The styles change. Fonts become popular than unpopular. And as soon as everyone starts using a certain font, it goes out of style.

So the fonts on this list aren’t necessarily bad fonts. But because of their overuse or misuse, you should probably stop using them.

But we don’t want to mean and offer no hope. So we’ve also put together a list of ten fonts you should start using. (So those can go out of fashion and we can make a whole new list!)

Enjoy the list!

1.-Arial

It’s a great font, it’s just been overused on the web. You don’t need to use this for print.

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5 Signs it’s Time to Change Your Church’s Name

5 Signs it’s Time to Change Your Church’s Name

Now I realize, the very name of this post is enough to make people pretty upset. Be assured, this isn’t meant to offend. This is merely meant as a humorous look at why some churches should probably change their name. If you happen to find yourself in one of these situations, don’t worry. I’ve been there too.

When I worked at a church, we changed our name for a few of these reasons. I’ll let you know which ones. Enjoy!

1. You find out your church name is a euphemism for something sexual or drug related.

Ram in the Bush Christian Center International has gotten some flack for their name that sounds—to some people—sexual. Now I know you have no idea what it could possibly mean, but some people giggle at the name.

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5 Great Things to Do With Leftover Postcard Mailers

5 Great Things to Do w/ Leftover Postcard Mailers

If you’re like most churches, you print more postcard mailers/invite cards than you’re actually able to use to promote your series’. So many churches have boxes and boxes of unused postcards sitting around their offices.

Sure, you can be environmentally responsible and recycle them. But what about having some fun with them by doing one of these great options. Enjoy!

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What if Christmas Series’ Were Titled Like Blog Posts?

If Christmas Series’ Were Titled Like Blog Posts

This post sponsored by Mopho.to—unlimited photos for blogging, social media, or sermon series’ for only $5/month.

If you’ve been around the blogosphere any amount of time, you’ve noticed the ridiculous amount of hyperbole in blog post titles. Bloggers know that the right title can become link bait to get people to click through and read their blogs.

We thought it would be fun to make some Christmas series titles using the same rules as blog post titles. The result was rather fun. Enjoy!

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Everyone loves a good list. And bloggers don’t mind getting ridiculously specific with their lists. Why shouldn’t a Christmas sermon series do the same?

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About Christmas

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Christmas

By now you’re planning Christmas at your church. How about a few interesting tid bits of trivia to get you further into the Christmas spirit? Use these trivia bits to change your perspective on Christmas or to use as trivia on your screens before service.

1. Puritans made it illegal to celebrate Christmas in 1659 because they thought the holiday was too pagan.

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