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Are printed bulletins still needed in church? Paperback – September 17, 2012
"Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress"
Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of progress obsolete? Cognitive scientist and public intellectual Steven Pinker urges us to step back from the gory headlines and prophecies of doom, and instead, follow the data: In seventy-five jaw-dropping graphs, Pinker shows that life, health, prosperity, safety, peace, knowledge, and happiness are on the rise. Learn more
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About the Author
Yvon Prehn is the founder and director of Effective Church Communications and www.effectivechurchcom.com. For over 20 years she taught church communication ministry, skills, and strategy at seminars, conferences, and national conventions all over North America. She now writes and creates online training materials to equip, inspire and encourage church communicators. Yvon has worked in communication ministry as a writer and teacher for over 25 years. She was a newspaper reporter and religion writer for the Colorado Springs SUN for nine years. When desktop publishing was first invented Yvon was a top-rated, national trainer in desktop publishing for Padgett/Thompson, the nation's largest one-day seminar company. She worked as a communications consultant and trainer for numerous Christian ministries in Colorado Springs and was senior editor at Compassion International and Young life International. Yvon is the author of many books, including the first book out on desktop publishing, The Desktop Publishing Remedy, published by David C. Cook in 1994. She has written for many Christian magazines and has been the communication columnist for Christian Computing Magazine for 17 years. Her recent books include Connection Cards, grow your church, pastor your people, little cards, big results and Devotions for Church Communicators. Yvon has a master's degree in Church History and has done additional graduate work in theology and communications. She taught high school English and was an adjunct professor in church history at Regis University. In addition to her formal experience in these areas, Yvon gets the opportunity to practice church communications in very practical ways. She and her husband Paul (a bi-vocational pastor) have worked in many different areas of ministry in the church, including single adult ministry, adult education, and small group ministry. Yvon serves as a Bible teacher, as well as creating all the church communications and marketing materials, both in print and online, for the various ministries and churches she and her husband work with. Yvon and Paul live in Ventura, California. Yvon's seminars, plus her written and web-based materials, have helped thousands of people in Christian ministry and churches maximize their communications and enabled them to use them to help their churches fully fulfill the Great Commission. To contact Yvon Prehn, email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.