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33 Questions for Auditing Your Church’s Social Media Effectiveness

Everything your church does is communication, from the condition of the parking lot to the content in your bulletin to the tone of your sermon. Everything you do communicates something about what you really value, regardless of what you say you value. I’m a church communications nut. I read dozens of blogs on design, branding, social...
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Seven Ways Twitter Will Improve Your Preaching and Teaching

John Calvin published 22 volumes of commentaries on the Bible and Martin Lloyd-Jones published 9 volumes on Romans alone. What if you could remove all of the non-essential language, antiquated stories, and strip all of that knowledge down to some bite-sized, transportable truths? There is certainly room for argument against such condensation of historic works,...
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Get More Social by Listening to Your Community

Yesterday, we kicked off the first day of Saddleback’s annual conference for church leaders, Radicalis. (In fact, you can still see it for free at Radicalis.com for free with the code “RADRICK11”.) One of my responsibilities is monitoring the social networking streams for mentions of our conference using the #rad11 hashtag. It’s been very cool...
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Twitter for Ministry

Mini-Book Release: Using Twitter for Ministry

I’ve had this thought for a year now, I’d love to release a little book with some information on using Twitter for Ministry, but a hectic schedule has prevented me from doing so. But here it is – Twitter for Ministry. I recount the story of how Twitter has affected my own life and a...
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Getting Started with Social Media

Let me say this loud and clear – I am not an expert on social media. Neither are most of the people who are charging high consulting fees and proclaiming themselves to be so – just read Rob Bowen’s excellent article on the subject and you’ll understand what I mean by that. Social media is...
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What In the World Is Social Networking?

I’ve been blogging for almost four years now, but I think I’d still call myself a late adopter. It’s only been within the last few years that I’ve begun to realize the power of optimizing my site for search engines, so I spent a couple of years blogging while nobody was listening. I’ve also been slow...
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