2001 – The first iPod was released. 2003 – Blackberry released it’s first smartphone with a color screen and calling capabilities. 2007 – The original iPhone debuted. Anyone…… Read more “Church Communication Beyond Digital Natives”
I’ve been following Darrel Girardier’s blog for the last couple months and his website has quickly become one of my most recommended resources for churches looking to do more…… Read more “4 Things We Can Do Better On Social Media”
Frequency. It’s what I’m asked about most often and what I’m constantly evaluating. There are a lot of opinions about how often you should post to different…… Read more “Does Anyone Really Know How Often I Should Post?”
Your church can always be doing more with your social media. But I get it… if it’s not something that comes naturally or if your plate is…… Read more “5 More Things You Can Do Midweek”
The relationships and experiences we have with people will always leave a bigger impact than the messages we share on Sunday mornings. When we use social media correctly, churches can strengthen those relationships and extend those experiences. The only way that happens is if we choose to bring more of our humanity into the content we post. It’s not an easy task, but it’s possible and it can be one of the most powerful relationship tools that your church has.
It’s amazing what you can do with just an iPhone. Technology has brought us to the point that even if you don’t have any experience with design,…… Read more “PicLab HD”
We spend so much of our time in preparation for Sunday morning services that we create a form of tunnel vision, not thinking about how we can repurpose that content to carry the inspiration and encouragement throughout the week. The beauty of it is… you’ve done all the hard stuff. All the content you need, can be found in the sermons, worship set-lists, lesson outlines, games, and discussion questions you have already created. You just have to dice up that content and translate it to your social media. If you pull your resources from all the ministries your church has (meaning youth ministry, children ministry, all adult ministries, etc.), then you’ll have more than enough and you’ll be celebrating more of the incredible things your church is doing.
Here are 5 examples of what I’m talking about…