Posts Tagged ‘Christmas’



Fighting at Christmas, And Why Your Target Audience Isn’t Necessarily Like You

When most advertisers create media campaigns or television commercials, they usually assume the target audience is similar to them. Church, ministry, and nonprofit communicators often do the same. But a recent story in the Wall Street Journal reminded me just how different people are – and why it matters for sharing our message.  For instance, we normally think of Christmas as a time of love, sharing gifts, and loving the time spent with family. But recently, the journal reported a survey conducted by British hotel chain TraveLodge: Read the full article »

Christmas Eve Services: Remember About Doing Unto Others…

This is a great short video from CBS Sunday Morning about what happens at far too many Christmas Eve church services:

My Favorite (and most creative) Christmas Short Film This Year

Get a tissue, expand this to fullscreen, and check out this 5 minute short film.  One of the most creative campaigns I’ve ever seen…

 

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If You’re Reading This, Then STOP

Hey – it’s Christmas!  What are you doing reading my blog?  Now shut down the computer and get back to your family, friends, or whoever.   Read the Nativity story in the gospels.  Watch a classic Christmas movie.  Spend time with people you love – even if it means your mother in law or crazy uncle Bob.  Go.  Shut down cyberville and enjoy the real meaning of Christmas.

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Jesus Toasters are Here in Time for Christmas!

If you’ve ever felt sad that you never found the face of Jesus on a piece of toast, then worry no more. Thanks to Jesus Toasters, you can have it happen every day of the year.  And if you order now, you might get it in time for Christmas! Read the full article »

Worst Nativity Scenes of All Time

OK – I’m totally stealing this from Mark Oestreicher.  This is his list of the worst nativity scenes of all time, and I have to agree.  Check it out at Mark’s blog.  The penguin nativity scenes to the left is great, but the maybe the best award goes to the bacon nativity.  Let me know your thoughts: