A Sign of the Times

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To many administrators, school is about one thing: academics. While education is certainly an important aspect of the entire scholastic experience, there's a lot more that rounds out students' and staff's voyages. School pride is an intangible—yet essential—ingredient to any school's success.

2018's Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) is here, and we're excited to meet some of the great church leaders of today! On June 12th and 13th, the city of Dallas is expecting the largest gathering of SBC attendees in nearly a decade. Between 8,000 and 9,000 messengers are expected to attend, as well as 5,000 to 6,000 invited guests, exhibitors, and other attendees, bringing the anticipated count to over 14,000 people.

Once upon a time, a school only needed a single, static sign. After all, it seems like simpler times lent themselves to fewer newsworthy notes around campuses. In today's world, however, it's all about engagement and keeping the community apprised of all the awesome things academic institutions are up to.

When it comes to making money, many schools and churches face uphill challenges. You're governed by a certain system that doesn't give you much leeway in terms of financial gain. Fortunately, there's one item that's ready-made to boost your community engagement while simultaneously making your organization money.

Many churches have changeable letter signs; after all, they offer a great way to advertise events and messages to the community at a fairly low cost. Because the design and setup costs are typically affordable — and the final product is visually appealing — church leaders often opt for this form of signage. Unfortunately, vandals see this form of signage as an open invitation to do unsavory things.

Select sign models are now available with LED Illumination instead of fluorescent lighting. Using LED illumination technology, you can experience better energy efficiency, lower operating cost and longer life with less maintenance. LED Illumination vs Fluorescent Lamps When it comes to illuminating your header or identification cabinet, there is an exciting new option to consider: LED Illumination.

All of our electric products and their individual components are Underwriter Laboratories (UL) Listed. Founded in 1894, UL is the standard in America for safety and quality assurance. Our products undergo thorough and rigorous testing in these independent facilities.

Everyone loves a funny sign, and sometimes humor is found in places you'd least expect it. Churches, in particular, have a way of handing out unexpected laughs to passersby. In honor of all things rooted in hilarity, here are 101 of the funniest church sign sayings we've noticed when congregations are getting the Good Word out about God.