via youtube.com I'm doing a training session next week at NWTC on 'Facebook for Fun and Profit'. Unfortunately, it's all filled up -- for those of you interested in the topic that won't be able to make it, this may help... Posted via web from e1evation, llc
via churchmarketingsucks.com Pound for pound, this may be the most effective advertising a church can buy. Because of the demographics, it beats the snot out of the Yellow Pages and other traditional forms of marketing. You can follow the 'via' link above to go to the source and read the rest of the article if you'd … Continue reading Facebook Ads for Your Church
Image via Wikipedia Social media is not only here to stay but should be recognized and used as a "new form of pastoral ministry," U.S. bishops were told Nov. 15 in their annual meeting. "Social media is proving itself to be a force with which to be reckoned. If not, the church may be facing … Continue reading Bishops urged to embrace social media to evangelize effectively
Image via Wikipedia A news report that challenges conventional wisdom, especially one about a personal/cultural topic like religion, is often rich fodder for online conversation. This was the case last week as a Pew Research Center survey showing that atheists and agnostics were more knowledgeable about religion than followers of major faiths drew significant attention. … Continue reading Blogs Take Test of Faith
via churchmarketingsucks.com With only 40 respondents, I don't know how solid this data is but I still find it interesting. You can follow the 'via' link above to go to the source to read the rest of the article. e1evation = "simply powerful social media"!
Image via Wikipedia Churches and their communicators are always sending a message to their local communities. Our given message is to be the kingdom of God and gift of Jesus Christ. When this message is not clearly proclaimed by our verbal and non-verbal communication, our audience fills in the blanks. Our neighbors come to two … Continue reading When Churches Keep Quiet: Is Silence Deafening Your Message?
Image by The Library of Congress via Flickr The gospel is to be communicated. This is evangelism. By what means should this communication happen? I get the feeling from the Apostle Paul that it’s “by all means” (1 Corinthians 9:22). Paul preached and spoke as he traveled the Roman roads from city to city. He … Continue reading Repurposing Content for Maximum Impact
Image via CrunchBase Most respondents indicated they don’t think their church is doing a particularly good job with Facebook. While those results could be perceived as negative, a closer look reveals some big opportunities for those churches willing to embrace the world’s largest social network. Communicate More – Clearly people would like to see their … Continue reading Survey Reveals 5 Opportunities for Churches on Facebook
The Rev. Robert Barron, a Chicago-based Roman Catholic priest, has made himself a new-media messenger for the church, bringing a Catholic perspective to topics from “Avatar” to atheism to the use of steroids in baseball. The author of 10 books, he has posted more than 180 cultural commentaries on YouTube and delivers a weekly homily … Continue reading The Rev. Robert Barron takes to TV, blogs, YouTube as a new-media Catholic priest