Michael White and Tom Corcoran sparked a firestorm of debate 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
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.
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.