Church Office Antics Might Not Be As Funny as Employees Think

Phil Cooke | 11/9/2006 | Staff
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Let’s face it – the people in your church office are hilarious and do some crazy things. The question is, how can we share that with church members or people on the outside? I know – let’s produce a “mockumentary” or reality show on the antics that happen during staff meetings, brainstorming, and counseling sessions! Let’s make it look like NBC’s hit The Office!

Guess what? It’s been done – over and over and over again. I imagine the #1 type of sizzle reel, concept demo, and program sent to our office by eager church producers is exactly that, a hilarious look at the “behind the scenes” antics of the church team.

Problem

The problem is: It’s rarely very funny.

This isn’t to make fun of some honest efforts based on great ideas. I’ve worked with hundreds of church teams, and honestly, there’s very funny stuff going on out there. But before you make the leap to a full blown documentary, reality show, or movie about your church staff, understand that there are a...
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