Whether you check your Facebook page five times a day or have never heard of Twitter, there's no denying it: we now live in a digital age. Social media and technology define not only the way we communicate but the way we live. Effective ministry cannot ignore these emerging mediums and must carefully consider what it looks like to minister with and through them.
This 23-page resource will help you develop your ministry's approach to and use of technology and social media as you consider how to more effectively reach people where they already are.
NOTE: You have permission to make up to 1,000 copies of this resource to be distributed in a church or educational setting.
This Resource contains all of the following:
What does it mean to use technology well?
Managing Technology in the Church
Four major questions to address as you shape your program.
Incorporating Twitter and Text into Your Service
Is instant feedback the way to go?
The Problem with Pizzazz
Has entertainment replaced Scripture as the center of our worship?
Taming the Image
People engage electronic media an average of 8 hours a day. Do they really need more at church?
Simple Guide to Safe Social Media Use
Basic safety guidelines for the most popular types of social media.
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|Topics:||Accountability, Boundaries, Communication, Culture, Generational differences, Media, Relevance, Time, Trends|
|Filters:||Discipleship, Pastor, Pastoral care, Stewardship, Technology, Youth pastor|
|References:||Matthew 6:33, Colossians 3:17, Matthew 28:19, Ephesians 4:29|
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