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Matthew Branaugh - Christianity Today. Greater Denver Area, CO, US

Matthew Branaugh

Director of Editorial and Business Development, Church Law & Tax Group | Christianity Today

Greater Denver Area, CO, UNITED STATES

Insights into Publishing, Church Leadership, and Church Management



Matthew is an experienced, award-winning journalist who can speak directly to management issues confronting U.S. churches on a daily basis.

Matthew serves as director of editorial for the Church Law and Tax Group at Christianity Today. He edits the Church Law & Tax Report newsletter,, and the blog, and leads an editorial team responsible for numerous publications, websites, and print and digital resources. He also writes the Church Law & Tax Update and Church Management Update eNewsletters, and the "Office Toolkit" column for the quarterly Leadership Journal.

Prior to his current role, Matthew worked for several years as a business reporter and business editor for a small, regional daily newspaper in Colorado.

He has won several awards for his writing and editing work throughout his career.

Matthew has spoken at several conferences, including 2013 Common Ground. He also has provided guest presentations for classes at Denver Seminary and for webinars with a variety of organizations, including and ECFA. He also has provided radio and newspaper interviews on a range of topics, such as giving to churches.

Industry Expertise (3)


Media - Print

Religious Institutions

Areas of Expertise (3)

Church Leadership

Church Management


Accomplishments (1)

Award of Excellence, Christian Ministry (Digital): (professional)

Award of Excellence for the Evangelical Press Association's Christian Ministry (Digital) category for 2012.

Education (1)

University of Denver: Bachelor of Arts, Journalism, Public Policy, Leadership 1998

Graduated Magna Cum Laude. Activities included Editor of the University of Denver Clarion (1996-1998), Resident Assistant, Mortar Board, and Golden Key.

Affiliations (3)

  • University of Denver
  • National Association of Church Business Administration
  • Evangelical Press Association

Event Appearances (3)

10 Church Management Matters--That Matter

Guest lecturer  Denver Seminary


Saying It Right--Legal and Risk Management Considerations for Church Communications

National Church Administration Day   NACBA Mile High Chapter


Serving Church Leaders in the Digital Age

2013 Common Ground   Colorado Springs, Colorado


Sample Talks (1)

Serving Church Leaders in the Digital Age

The evolution of print and digital communications at Christianity Today to serve U.S. church leaders.



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