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The Making Sunday Happen Podcast (Formerly The Church Media Podcast) is the definitive podcast for those who plan, create and execute Worship Experiences. Hosted by Carl Barnhill, the show offers training in the areas of Church Media Production, Worship, Communications, First Impressions, Service Planning, Volunteer Culture and more. Carl is the Creative Director/Owner of [twelve:thirty]media, a company that resources the Church with Media content and training to help you Transform your Worship Experience. Watch or listen to each episode of the show, download transcripts, and even grab some sh Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/makingsundayhappen/support

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The Making Sunday Happen Podcast (Formerly The Church Media Podcast) is the definitive podcast for those who plan, create and execute Worship Experiences. Hosted by Carl Barnhill, the show offers training in the areas of Church Media Production, Worship, Communications, First Impressions, Service Planning, Volunteer Culture and more. Carl is the Creative Director/Owner of [twelve:thirty]media, a company that resources the Church with Media content and training to help you Transform your Worship Experience. Watch or listen to each episode of the show, download transcripts, and even grab some sh Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/makingsundayhappen/support

    EPISODE 326: The Case for Heaven with Lee Strobel

    EPISODE 326: The Case for Heaven with Lee Strobel

    This episode of the show is brought to you by the Lee Strobel Center for Evangelism and Apologetics.

    And Lee Strobel is our guest today.

    Lee Strobel is an Athiest turned Christian. He is the former award winning legal editor of the Chicago Tribune. He has written more than 40 books and sold over 14 million copies of those books.

    After investigating the evidence for Jesus for nearly two years, Lee became a Christian in 1981.
    His journey of discovery was chronicled in his book and the motion picture The Case for Christ.
    He has since become a teaching pastor at 3 of America’s largest churches.

    We dive deep into his latest book The Case for Heaven and also talk about evangelism and the local church.

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    • 46 min
    EPISODE 325: Saddleback Production with Rob Mortenson

    EPISODE 325: Saddleback Production with Rob Mortenson

    We’re back in the studio this week after doing some shows on location at SALT21. 

    This week, we have a really awesome guest. Rob Mortensen will be joining us.

    Rob is the Production Pastor at Irvine South Campus of Saddleback Church. We talked with Dennis Choy from Saddleback a couple weeks ago, so we are getting the Saddleback treatment here on the podcast.

    Rob is a great guy. We talked with him about how they train and pastor their volunteer teams, how they execute Sunday, how they craft their Worship Experiences and more.

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    • 47 min
    EPISODE 324: SALT21 (Part Two) with Terryl Padilla and Luke Miller

    EPISODE 324: SALT21 (Part Two) with Terryl Padilla and Luke Miller

    This is our second week of  podcast episodes from SALT Conference 2021.

    If you are in Church Media and Production, Worship, Communications - if you are staff or volunteer, this is a great conference to come to, its one we don’t miss each year.

    Luke McElroy and his great team run the show there and they are good friends of 12:30media.

    We as a team really love about coming to these conferences and meeting you, our 12:30 fam. We get to hang out and talk with you and hear what God is doing at your church. Hear about your struggles and victories as you make Sunday happen and ministry in general happen in your community.

    So this week and next week on the show, you’ll hear interviews with folks who are here at SALT with us.

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    • 25 min
    EPISODE 323: SALT21 (Part One) with Dennis Choy, Jared Warren and Matthew Potter

    EPISODE 323: SALT21 (Part One) with Dennis Choy, Jared Warren and Matthew Potter

    This week and next week and next we’ll be bringing you podcast episodes from SALT Conference 2021.

    If you are in Church Media and Production, Worship, Communications - if you are staff or volunteer, this is a great conference to come to, its one we don’t miss each year.

    Luke McElroy and his great team run the show there and they are good friends of 12:30media.

    We as a team really love about coming to these conferences and meeting you, our 12:30 fam. We get to hang out and talk with you and hear what God is doing at your church. Hear about your struggles and victories as you make Sunday happen and ministry in general happen in your community.

    So this week and next week on the show, you’ll hear interviews with folks who are here at SALT with us.

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    • 42 min
    EPISODE 322: 6 Local SEO Tips for Churches with Paul Cox

    EPISODE 322: 6 Local SEO Tips for Churches with Paul Cox

    Today we welcome back our guest our guest Paul Cox.

    Paul was on the show on last week's episode and we talked about how to build your church website in a week.

    We talked through a lot of tips and tricks when it comes to your website.And we received great insight from Paul and we would encourage you to check it out if you missed it.

    This week, Paul is going to be talking to us about Tips for Local SEO - Search Engine Optimization.

    Basically - how do you get your website in the top local searches on google so that people can find you?

    We’re going to get pretty specific here on some things you can do to increase attendance at your church.

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    • 26 min
    EPISODE 321: How to Build your Church Website in a Week with Paul Cox

    EPISODE 321: How to Build your Church Website in a Week with Paul Cox

    Today we welcome Paul Cox on the show.



    Paul is the owner of the Church Co.

    He is a great guy. 

    He was on staff at Hillsong for a number of years. You’ll hear that story here.

    He leads a team that helps churches create affordable websites.



    Paul zoomed in from Australia and will be on they show this week and next. 



    This week we’re going to talk all about church websites.

    How you can get one affordably if you don’t have one. 

    What the most popular pages on your church website are.

    How to automate your site so there’s never outdated stuff on it and more.

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    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

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23 Ratings

DJHarry6 ,

Very informative

I listened to the episodes on managing church social media...what great content! Thanks for putting together an informative and entertaining podcast!

annanod ,

Great Resource for Church Media

Carl knows what he’s talking about! I’ve enjoyed working on projects with Carl in the past- he’s hit the nail on the head for us every time- I love to see that he’s sharing his valuable insight and experience through a podcast. I look forward to hearing more!

TravtheFox ,

Good High Production Information

Awesome information from great leaders in the Church Media field! whether you’re a large church or a small church, have a team of volunteers, or you’re a single person trying to make your church more visually and aurally engaging, this podcast is a great source for all kinds of great knowledge, tips and tricks!

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