Tag Archives: social media
Posted on 02. Jul, 2011 by frank.
A few days ago I was called by Laura McFarland, a news paper reporter, from the Rocky Mount Telegram. She asked me a very specific question, “How has technology changed the job of a pastor?” I think it is a great question and it took me a few moments to process an answer for her. [...]
Posted on 22. Oct, 2009 by frank.
Relationships are an essential part of the Christian life. To follow Jesus and his teachings means we live in community with God, and community with others. The challenge we face in our culture is the busyness it creates in people’s lives. The very people that we are called to ministered to, and I believe social [...]
Posted on 07. Oct, 2009 by frank.
Guy Kawasaki tweeted these tips about the twitter elite and Kem Meyer also recently posted them in a blog post. The source of the following rules really originated at the 140 Conference and were more focused on twitter but I think you can apply the principles to any form of social media (twitter, blogging, facebook, etc.) [...]
Posted on 20. Sep, 2009 by frank.
Ok, so most of my recent posts have revolved around the things I love about social media. How facebook, twitter and other platforms can help us engage our culture in conversation more effectively and enhance the relationships we have with others. However, it doesn’t mean that there aren’t some things about social media that are COMPLETLY ANNOYING… [...]
Posted on 15. Sep, 2009 by frank.
Lets face it, most pastors don’t use twitter. Many never will, and that’s fine but I think there are a some solid reasons why people in ministry should give it a try, so here we go: 1. Sermon Prep / Current events To remain culturally relevant when we preach it requires we stay up to [...]
Posted on 03. Sep, 2009 by frank.
Social media is not a fad. It is a new form of communication. It provides faster and increasingly more relevant means of communication that are becoming more and more seamless with everyday living. – If 96% of Gen-Y has joined a social network… social media is not a fad. – If social media has kicked [...]
Posted on 26. Aug, 2009 by frank.
While having a high amount of followers on twitter is like a status symbol in recent months, I think its over rated. Sure, I could look at John Maxwell and be envious of the fact that he has 40,000+ followers, but is it really meaningful? Not really. What’s meaningful is what I can learn from John Maxwell. [...]