Tag Archives: social media

Social Media Christmas Invitations

If you’re a regular reader here on my blog, then I hope you know by now that context is key in your church’s social media presence, which is why I hope you’re thinking about how to use your Church’s social media presence around Christmas. Okay, let’s face it, I hope you were thinking about this […]

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Managing Church Social Media Volunteers

If you’re managing social media for your church and you have realized that you can’t do it all on your own, it may be time to start recruiting some volunteers to help lighten the load. Heck, you yourself may even be a volunteer. I’m not going to assume that everyone reading this blog is a […]

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Holidays On Social Media

I’ve been learning that context is key for churches in social media. This means that one aspect you should consider as a church is how you are being contextual in your social media posts. This includes time, location, current events, weather, etc. If you can contextualize your posts for your audience then you will see […]

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Context is Key in Church Social Media

There is a saying going around right now in regards to digital and social media presence, “If content is king then context is queen.” What does it mean? Content is what drives your presence online. If you’re not providing valuable content for your community then you’re going to become irrelevant to them, and they’ll stop […]

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How Church Leaders Can Use LinkedIn

This is a guest post written by Jeremy Smith of 78p.tv. When someone thinks of social media, they may come with a variety of definitions that circle around the concept of connecting with loved ones, catching up with old friends, networking with colleagues, and sharing your life through text status updates, pictures, and commenting on other […]

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My Biggest Challenge as a Social Media Director

I was once asked by someone, “What has been your biggest challenge so far in your role at Park?” The question took me off guard. Usually people will ask, what I enjoy most about my job? Or what projects am I currently working on? But I’m not sure if I had ever been asked what […]

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Social Media Data as Narrative

Let me guess…you do communications at a church, and your leadership doesn’t understand the need to commit time and resources to your church’s social media presence, or their personal social media presence. If you work in church communications, you’ve likely run into this at some point, or you’re dealing with it right now. In my […]

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James Andrews :: #BestofSM #Catalyst

James Andrews is the Founder/CEO of Social People  a strategic communications consultancy which helps companies develop digital & social strategies to build better connections with their audiences. With a team and resources in Atlanta, Los Angeles, London and Dubai their clients have included Nike, Turner Broadcasting, Lexus, Beats By Dre, The Grammy Awards, and Actress Jane Fonda. […]

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3 Ways to Plan Your Church’s Week on Social Media

It’s been said that if you fail to plan then you are planning to fail, and this is most certainly true in your church’s social media presence. And let’s be honest, churches probably have the worst reputation for planning, but let’s try to break that mold in our social media presence. Because you won’t last […]

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Monday Wake Up

It was a bit of a crazy weekend. We launched our sixth campus at Park. It seems like the preparation for launching a campus has become a bit customary at this point, but it never loses it’s excitement when we can stand worshiping with the body of believers in a new church that was not […]

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