The ability to log into different social media user accounts at the same time is great, and not so great. Twitter, Instagram and other social media platforms made it so to make our lives easier. This convenience comes with potential reputational risk for your church or organisation. Someone could end up publishing content meant for their personal account. So how do we avoid gaffes when posting on official online platforms?[Read more…] about How To Avoid Gaffes When Posting Online On Official Platforms
In an earlier post on what we should all know about church tech, we explored complexity. We touched on how broad “church tech” is. We also spoke about the importance of understanding of drawings line between disciplines. And, that it was critical for church leaders to understand this. Check out that post here. We now look at structure and systems in church tech. “Structure and systems” is not a phrase loved in every organisation.[Read more…] about Structure And Systems In Church Tech – You Should Know
With different states and countries in different phases of “re-opening” we talk about going back to school. And there are some thoughts about youth ministry and evangelism. On the overall this episode is also about about the profound impact on a generation, maybe even the one after.
We’d love to know how things are going in your home, district, even city. What are some of your thoughts about school, your children or young people in your church or community?[Read more…] about Back to School or to the Drawing Board? [Podcast #318]
Last year we went through Don Miller’s Building a StoryBrand book asking how it applied to Churches. Don is back with a new book and a Co-writer, Dr. J. J. Peterson, and I thought I’d look at Marketing Made Simple for Churches and whether it needs adapting.[Read more…] about Marketing Made Simple for Churches [Book Review]
“Click the link in our bio”. Probably one of the most common phrases an instagram influencer has to type. Those, now well-known, link limits in instagrams service have sprung up a string of similar services that try to help influencers overcome those limits. The link services, however, can be repurposed for churches and can be a great way to create a “Church Hub” or “next steps” page.[Read more…] about A Helpful Church Use for Instagram Bio Link Tools
Nona Jones has written one of the stand out books of the year for churches and non profits. With so many churches and non profits having to rush online, churches are looking to platforms like Facebook to assist them building connections through digital means. The release of Social Media to Social Ministry: A Guide to Digital Discipleship could not have been timed better and the book itself does not disappoint.[Read more…] about Social Media to Social Ministry: A Guide to Digital Discipleship [Review]