Let’s get creative with our church communication

The Lord has filled Bezalel with the Spirit of God, giving him great wisdom, ability, and expertise in all kinds of crafts. 32 He is a master craftsman, expert in working with gold, silver, and bronze. 33 He is skilled in engraving and mounting gemstones and in carving wood. He is a master at every […]

Church communication: A return to storytelling

What is Storytelling? Storytelling is the concept of adding narrative and context to your message and presenting information in a way that is engaging and easy for people to understand. In the marketing sphere storytelling has become one of the latest trends but it’s been around since the beginning of time. In fact Jesus was a […]

Introduction to building your church brand

Some may look at the title and think what does branding have to do with the church? My answer would be, everything, because a churches brand is embodied in everything it does. Every church has a brand whether they realise it or not, because brands are a bit like personalities, everyone has one. Branding is about identity Your church brand […]

We’ll move mountains to get His message out

For years we’ve applied our skills to helping businesses succeed and get their message out, now we’re applying those skills to get His message out! We’re committed to fulfilling the great commission online. Prior to launching SameVine we spent 10 years developing websites and launching effective marketing campaigns for businesses, from start-ups to publicly traded […]

Lessons from the lady with the alabaster jar

As we mentioned on Monday this weeks blog posts are all about Jesus as we countdown to Easter! I’ve been reacquainting myself with the happenings of Jesus’ last few days on earth and in doing so I came across a story that you’re no doubt familiar with ‘Jesus’ anointing at Bethany’ (Matthew 26:6-13; Mark 14:3-9; […]

6 spectacular reasons to celebrate Holy Week

This week is Holy Week which marks the last week of Jesus’ life here on earth and the most significant week in history. Throughout Lent we’ve written a series of how-to blog posts on different aspects of church communication and launched special promotions in an effort to give generously during this commemorative season. However, this […]

Are you in ‘The Way’ this Easter?

We don’t normally post on Saturday’s but yesterday I came across something that jumped out at me and I really wanted to share it with you. Given that it’s Lent and we’re all amplifying our focus on Jesus I thought this was fitting. John 14:6 states; “Jesus told him, “I am the way, the truth, […]

What Easter Means…

What is Easter? Easter, Resurrection Sunday, celebrates the resurrection of Christ from the dead. Suprise! Forgive me, silly question, I know. We all know what Easter is but what does it mean to you? Don’t answer yet, just think about it for a second. What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you […]

Advice on evangelising online this Easter

We should undoubtedly be evangelising all year round, but at Easter the need for evangelism becomes even more salient. It really reinforces the price our Saviour paid for us and the gift He gave to us. Arguably, Easter is the easiest time of the year to evangelise, because everyone on the planet is aware of this […]

Church Marketing Glossary

Here at SameVine we try to keep our communication as clear and plain speaking as possible but we realise that there may be some ‘marketing terms’ flying around on this website and others that may not be 100% clear to you so we thought you might find this church marketing glossary useful Advertising Paid promotion […]