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How to Grow Your Sunday Attendance Using Social Media

Brandon Communications

When I was a kid, my grandparents owned a small, community store in Browning, Kentucky where I grew up. It was the hub of social activity a the end of each workday. Commuters from town would stop for gas and maybe an ice cream cone and would catch up on life with one another before driving on home. That store, …

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Facebook Is Making Online Outreach a LOT Harder: 6 Ways Churches Can Still Use It Well

Brandon Communications

The gospel did ay before , and will do just fine without it. But plenty of churches and organizations like mine have found to be an incredibly useful tool for getting the word out about Jesus and His people. We’ve devoted time, energy, and even financial resources to gathering a community of fans who read posts, click links, and …

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Ranting on Facebook versus Doing the Hard Stuff

Brandon Culture

Ranting and raving on about how the immoral, evil, liberal, leftist, socialists have taken over and will be the demise of our country doesn’t equate to you “standing up for what is right” or “making a difference.” It means you can type. Congrats. I understand posting about issues you feel strongly about and have no problem with anyone who …

The Growth of Social Media

The Growth of Social Media [Infographic]

Brandon Communications

Can you effectively lead a church without being on ? It may not be such a dumb question, in my opinion. Can you lead, teach, and shepherd without technology? Sure. But can you infiltrate the culture with the gospel while walking in a circle of avoidance around the culture? To put it another way, can you snub the local favorite …

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Value the Shrapnel

Brandon Communications

This afternoon I met with some thinkers at Saddleback Church to talk about using social media in ministry. While we were meeting, a thought hit me and I started scribbling in my Moleskine… After I finished with my chicken scratch (a southern term for doodling, scribbling, and designing innovative flowcharts), I snapped a pic and posted it on and …