So Everyone Can Hear
Communicating Church in a Digital Culture
Traditional media used to have little competition for people’s attention – signage and bulletins told them all they needed to know about a church. Times have changed, media have changed, attention spans have changed and churches have to change too.
‘This is so helpful, practical and accessible from a master of the craft. For all those who would love tips on how we can communicate better to both the church and the world around us.
– Mike Pilavachi, Soul Survivor
Mark Crosby’s well-researched and immensely helpful guide to modern church communications points the way forward for churches wanting to make a real impact in their local community.
– Christianity Today
My friend Mark Crosby excels in leading churches to communicate in healthy ways that help rewrite the story of their cities. So Everyone Can Hear will be an invaluable tool for every community seeking to grow in strength…
– Alan Scott, Anaheim Vineyard
Mark Crosby is the Director of Communications for Vineyard Churches UK & Ireland and serves at Vineyard Church Cardiff. He oversees communications for the Vineyard movement, including web, social media, resources, films, new platform application, training, and creative and strategic direction. He also works on all national events.
Mark trains churches in Europe and USA on healthy communications as part of his role, whilst also consulting for Vineyard International.
After graduating from University with a degree in Marketing & PR (his dissertation was on ‘How churches should be marketing themselves in the 21st Century’, written in 2004), Mark began working in Marketing, whilst serving in the local church and applying commercial skills to a church environment.
Mark has been a freelance PR & Marketing consultant, working in areas such as Technology, Retail, Leisure and Football. He is married with two children and owns a rusty unreliable VW campervan.
Top tips for doing church digitally
Mark gives five tips for churches moving online during the coronavirus pandemic
Mark speaks at the 2020 Create Conference around the philosophy of the ministry of church communications and an overview of how we view this.
Martin Saunders talks to Mark Crosby about how youth workers can improve their communication.
Digital Church Toolkit Podcast
In this interview, Mark talks about why digital comms is so important for churches and how the Coronavirus has led to collaboration and unity across the Church.
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