Why I’m Self Publishing My Book

Why I’m Self Publishing My Book

In October of 2016 my first trade book will be available, PR Matters: A Survival Guide for Church Communicators. After working with several different publishers to produce and distribute this book, I decided that the best option is to self-publish. This may not be the...
Making the Case for SnapChat and the Church

Making the Case for SnapChat and the Church

Originally posted on ThatChurchConference.com  I’m all for hustling and reaching people on many fronts, but sometimes we need to slow down and ensure we’re mastering the basics before we play around with every new shiny toy. When I wrote that post, Snapchat had just...
Produce Sharable Content

Produce Sharable Content

I wrote the following post for Harvest Social, a great tool for managing social media for churches.   Many churches struggle with producing great content week after week. Their communications calendar (if they even have one) sits empty, their Facebook and Twitter...
The Jeremy Roberts Leadership Podcast

The Jeremy Roberts Leadership Podcast

The Jeremy Roberts Leadership Podcast Episode 20 http://media.blubrry.com/jeremyroberts/p/content.blubrry.com/jeremyroberts/Episode_20_-_Dean.mp3 I loved talking with Jeremy Roberts about my time at Mars Hill and about church communications in general. I appreciate...
Carey Nieuwhof Podcast Episode 079

Carey Nieuwhof Podcast Episode 079

http://traffic.libsyn.com/careynieuwhof/CNLP_079_Justin_Dean.mp3 I had the pleasure of talking with Carey Nieuwhof on his leadership podcast about my time as the Communications Director of Mars Hill Church. We talk about the good that happened, what I learned, what...
Chosen For Such a Time As This

Chosen For Such a Time As This

Here’s a post I originally wrote for the Chosen Women’s Conference.   “…And who knows whether you have not come to the kingdom for such a time as this?” – Esther 4:14 Ask five people what their favorite color is, or what their...