Discussing Digital Church with Jeff Reed: Podcast 271

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In this podcast, Nils Smith and Jeff Reed talk about online church and how relying on technological advancements can help churches connect, share, and reach more people. Listen to this podcast to learn more about online church, how it can change the way we share about faith, and how important it is for churches, big or small, to adapt to this. 

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Show Notes:

Jeff Reed Twitter: https://twitter.com/deerffej

Jeff Reed LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/deerffej/

Nils Smith: http://nilssmith.com/ 

Nils Smith Twitter: https://twitter.com/NilsSmith

Nils Smith LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nilssmith/

Audio Link: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Zao32eyZKyx1ICZDoTkl39EYW36Iv1-4

Cryptocurrency for Churches: Podcast 267

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In this episode, Nils Smith and Nick Runyon are together to talk about one of the most confusing, overwhelming, yet exciting topics today–cryptocurrency. Nils and Nick address questions about why blockchain technology should matter to nonprofit organizations, especially churches, and share its advantages and disadvantages to a church’s  mission, and more.

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Show Notes:

Crypto for Good in Amazon


Nick Runyon

Nils Smith

A Conversation About the Validity and Future of Digital Church Expressions: Podcast 266

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In this episode, Jay Kranda, Nick Runyon, Nils Smith and Justin Murff are together for the Virtual Church Gathering to talk about what exactly a virtual church is, how ministries and organizations are handling the current digital expressions, how core principles of the church are carried out in today’s digital context, and more of the challenges and opportunities along with it.

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Show Notes:

Jay Kranda

Saddleback Church

Nick Runyon

CV Outreach

Nils Smith

Nils Smith YouTube channel

Justin Murff

Learnings from 3 Million Ministry Conversations Online with Daniel Hall: Podcast 265

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In this episode, we’re joined by Daniel Hall, Chief Creative Officer of Echo Global, a contact center for Gospel conversations. Daniel shares his learnings from their three million ministry conversations online and discusses with Nils the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and real-life communication, as well as digital opportunities for ministries and churches today.

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Show Notes:

Daniel Hall Facebook

Daniel Hall Twitter

Echo Global

Echo Global on YouTube

Echo Global App

The Future of Digital Radio with Yvonne Carlson: Podcast 264

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In this episode, we’re joined by the Director for Digital Strategy and User Experience (UX) of Moody Radio. Nils and Nick discuss with Yvonne the unique work she is doing at Moody Radio and more strategies as they look into what lies ahead in the digital world.

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Show Notes:

Moody Radio

Moody Bible Institute

Yvonne Carlson LinkedIn

Yvonne Carlson Facebook

Yvonne Carlson Twiiter

Yvonne Carlson Instagram

Fellowship of European Broadcasters

The Vlogging Pastor with Trey Van Camp: Podcast 263

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In this episode, we’re joined by the vlogging pastor of Passion Creek Church, Arizona, Trey Van Camp. Nils and Trey talk about Trey’s humble beginnings, the creative process he uses for his vlogs, and more about the “Vlog Your Ministry” course he is launching especially for pastors. Plus, there is a FREE video training announcement at the end of the podcast!

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Show Notes:

Vlog Your Ministry

Vlog Your Ministry Cohort

Trey Van Camp Website

Trey Van Camp YouTube

Trey Van Camp Facebook

Trey Van Camp Twitter

Trey Van Camp Instagram

Trey Free Video Training

Catching Up with Jay Kranda and Talking About Churchome Global: Podcast 262

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In this episode, we’re joined by long time friend of the SMC Podcast and the Online Pastor of Saddleback Church, Jay Kranda. Jay and Nils discuss online church communities, the Churchome Global app, and the opportunities and challenges that come along with these.

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Show Notes:

Jay Kranda Website

Jay Kranda Facebook

Jay Kranda Twitter

Jay Kranda Instagram

Jay Kranda YouTube

Churchome Global

Getting Started as an Online Campus Pastor with Aaron Magnuson: Podcast 261

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In this episode, we’re joined by a long-time online friend and the new Online Campus Pastor of CCV SoCal, Aaron Magnuson. Aaron shares with us the ministry opportunities made available through social media and technology, and his plans to maximize these resources in his new role.

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Show Notes:

Aaron Magnuson Facebook

Aaron Magnuson Twitter

Aaron Magnuson Instagram

Aaron Magnuson YouTube


Growing as a Creative with Phil Cooke: Podcast 260

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In this episode, we’re once again joined by my good friend, media producer, consultant and author, Phil Cooke.  Phil shares with us significant steps that are key to getting the most out of creativity and has a special surprise announcement toward the end of the episode.

You can also check out Podcast 246 Leading Creatives with Phil Cooke: http://www.socialmedia.church/podcast/leading-creatives-with-phil-cooke-podcast-246

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Show Notes:

Phil Cooke

Phil Cooke Facebook

Phil Cooke Twitter

Cooke Pictures

Unique Creative Planner

Daily Rituals: How Artists Work by Mason Currey

Think Like an Artist: and Lead a More Creative, Productive Life by Will Gompertz

Are Facebook, Google and Apple Friends of the Church?: Podcast 259

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In this episode, Nick Runyon and Nils Smith talk about three of the biggest leaders in the technology space today–Facebook, Google and Apple, and look into whether they are “friends” or “enemies” of the church, and more about what roles they play for churches to thrive.

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Show Notes:

Podcast 248: Building Faith-Based Communities through Facebook Groups with Nona Jones & Bishop Walker