Michael White and Tom Corcoran sparked a firestorm in 2013 with their first book, Rebuilt, the story of how they brought their parish back to life. In Rebuilding Your Message, the award-winning authors now share their carefully honed communication practices to help priests, staff, volunteers, and parishioners better proclaim the irresistible and life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ at every level.
A parish doesn’t just communicate its mission from the pulpit. Teaching and preaching also happen in classes and small groups, in bulletins, on the church website and social media, and through volunteers who welcome visitors through its doors. In Rebuilding Your Message, Michael White and Tom Corcoran—authors of the bestselling books Rebuilt and Tools for Rebuilding—share dozens of strategies to help Catholic parishes establish and sustain excellent communications.
White and Corcoran believe that every parishioner should be engaged in communicating the Good News of Jesus Christ. The authors push Catholics beyond the status quo with practical help for creating a welcoming church, practicing homilies, and preparing lessons, as well as more complex strategies such as developing a message series that connects all forms of communication to both the liturgical year and the seasons of the local community.
Features & Benefits:
- Rebuilt and its sequel, Tools for Rebuilding, have together sold more than 100,000 copies.
- Award-winning authors have the support and praise of Cardinals Dolan of New York, O’Malley of Boston, and other Church leaders across a wide spectrum of Catholic life for their work.
- White and Corcoran keep an intense speaking schedule that has taken them to more than forty US cities and six foreign countries since the release of Rebuilt in February 2013.
- The Rebuilt podcast and rebuiltparish.com share their stories and tips.