John Piper – “So my aim here is to touch on both of those causes. First, I am proposing that churches cultivate a Christian counter-culture where people expect simple, less expensive funerals, and where we all pitch in so that every church member can afford such a funeral. Second, I want to give biblical pointers for why burial is preferable to cremation. “
Sex no longer sells, thanks to Internet porn and general millennial disinterest in boinking. What about the second sweetest human experience? Death has long been a go-to scare tactic for several PSA categories: safe sex and condoms, seatbelts, drunk driving, domestic violence, work safety, PETA, and so on.
The guy known for The Funeral Commander Blog and Funeral Nation Web Show joins with Dan Isard’s financial and management consulting company.
As the times change—and the death care industry changes along with them—what can we learn from immediate cremation families? 2016 is rapidly becoming known for a string of high-profile celebrity deaths—and cremations—and there is a lot of useful information to take away from the headlines.
No one likes to receive negative comments from others, whether they are directed at you personally or at your business. It’s not easy to be confronted with reasons others may be less than perfectly satisfied with us or our labors.
Here are some suggested steps in addressing negative reviews and comments on Facebook:
This week we speak to the founder of Cemetery 360, Jimmy Pinocchio! Also, Marty Mitchell is under our director spotlight and our weekly WTF?!
The Educational Foundation of the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association received commitments of $100,000 each from Batesville Casket Company and Matthews International during the ICCFA 2016 Convention & Exposition in New Orleans, Louisiana.
We Know Little About Most People Who’ve Ever Lived. But Our Grandkids Will Know Insane Amounts About Us
The comedian Louis CK has observed: “Out of all the people that ever were, almost all of them are dead.”
Not only that, of the roughly 108 billion people who have ever lived, almost all of them are forgotten. We don’t even know their names, let alone what they looked like, did for a living or what made them laugh or cry.
Firefighter, president of the universe, pizza maker, astronaut—all common answers from kids when they’re asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” And they’re all good ones, but we happen to think there’s another great answer missing from the list: funeral director.
Until now, live video has really been dominated by big media companies and celebrities – but with Facebook Live it is now easier than ever for funeral directors and funeral homes to begin live streaming to your audience.
Here is an easy to follow step-by-step guide for funeral homes and funeral directors to go Live: