This is the Third Edition of our Facebook Guide for Pastors in Transition, and we have a tried-and-true method for pastors changing churches to decide how to deal with online contacts during the move.
I’m super-stoked to see the prevalence of Twitter amongst the different regions of the United Methodist Church. I’m not super-stoked to see short-sighted social media policies by those different regions. The short-sighted policy? Annual conferences are increasingly using dates in their hashtags. For example, let’s look at Twitter-savvy Ken Carter’s annual conference of Florida. In […]
I have led social media workshops in the past for churches and I’ve been commissioned to lead a series of them for my new district in the Fall. But I have a problem. One of the requested areas of conversation for one coming up is “social media and worship.” We’ve seen those things before. Parishioners […]
Darren Rowse, @problogger on Twitter and blogger at ProBlogger.com, posted the above update earlier this week and I thought it was succinct enough to share. And succinct enough that it needed some pointers for local churches or ministries that could use the distinction. Blogging is for Content Use the church blog or website to display […]