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Podcast 365: Is Web 2.0 Irrelevant for Churches in 2023?

You might be wondering if social media is still going to be relevant for churches in 2023.

The answer seems pretty obvious! If you still want to know exactly why, hang on to this episode of the Social Media Podcast because we’ll be talking more about it—how the evolution of the web came about, and how Web3 is going to shape the future for social media.

The World Wide Web has evolved from a static, read-only environment into a dynamic and collaborative medium.  The evolution of the internet to Web3 has ushered us into a new era, which not many people might still get. 

In this episode, we learn about the role of social media in churches this 2023. Find out how your team can still take advantage of the different platforms and jump in to keep up with the changes in the digital realm. 

Join Social Media Church hosts Nils Smith and Aaron Magnuson as they talk about how the evolution of web and the future of social media  can do for churches this year.

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Podcast 364: Your Church Can Crush Twitter in 2023

Twitter remains an important social media platform not only for information dissemination, but also crucial for creating engagement. 

In the past decade, it has become a major tool of brand marketing for companies, organizations, and even celebrities. We believe Twitter will even explode this year in a good way, especially with Elon at the helm.

 In this episode of the Social Media Church podcast, we learn about how the church can take advantage of Twitter this year. Discover how your Twitter account can have more engagement in 2023.

Join Social Media Church hosts Nils Smith and Aaron Magnuson as they talk about how to approach Twitter and what kind of strategies may be good to implement. 

 

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Podcast 363: Social Media Predictions for 2023

It’s time to wrap up this year and get ready for the 2023 social media predictions!

With everything almost going back to normal after the pandemic, it’s another season to look forward to and social media for churches are definitely here to stay! The Internet isn’t going away and we all know it will continue to play a significant role in everybody’s lives.

The biggest networks are the usual suspects: YouTube, TikTok, Twitter, and Facebook. LinkedIn surprised us all as it’s becoming a more interesting place for networking. Facebook may be slowing down but it will remain for certain audiences. As for Twitter, it’s entering a new phase with Elon Musk at the helm. 

In this episode of the Social Media Church podcast, we learn about how the different social media platforms have fared and adapted to the times. Find out to know what those apps are and what the hosts think will get bigger in 2023. 

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Podcast 362: Let's Pray with Andrew Carter

Praying is one act of obedience to God, but who knew it could also be part of your online evangelism strategy?

Pastor Andrew Carter has started making TikTok videos for Jesus and has since reached millions of people with his 15-second prayer videos. He’s always kind to pray for everybody that comes across his content. His videos are impacting the digital world in special ways and helping to respond to the Great Commission of Jesus.  

In this episode of the Social Media Church podcast, Andrew Carter, Lead Pastor at the Royal City Church in Los Angeles, digital missionary, and  kingdom-content strategist and creator, joins host Aaron Magnuson to share his powerful life story and all things he learned over the years in social media. Find out to know how his success on TikTok is leading more people to God.

 

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Podcast 361: 7 Ways to Use Your Sermon All Week Long with Justin Trapp

Pastors may spend around 10.5 hours every week working on their sermons. This is more than what they spend eating their meals; they do this about 40 times a year. But what happens to a sermon once it goes online? 

It is essential that a pastor’s sermon is utilized even beyond the pulpit. There is so much more you can do with one sermon alone. You can repurpose it into other content formats and have your message reach more people. 

In this episode, Justin Trapp shares seven practical steps to leveraging your sermon in ways you didn’t even dream possible. Tune in to know more as our guest presents the importance of repurposing a sermon. 

  

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Podcast 360: The State of Podcasting in 2022 with DK Hammonds

Over the years, podcasting has evolved into something accessible to everyone. 

From being a listener to a viewer, and now venturing to be a podcaster yourself. But what does it take to be a successful podcaster and content creator in 2022? 

Catch SMC host Aaron Magnuson and episode guest DK Hammonds, as they talk about podcasting and social media audio tips and tricks in the digital world.

 

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Podcast 359: Thinking Digitally as a Local Church Pastor with Jay Kranda

Digital church isn’t going anywhere, and neither is in-person church!

It is so important to be able to point out what works for your ministry in reaching more people—whether that be digitally or through local ministry. Utilizing both in-person and digital outreach for ministry can offer multiple benefits, if done through healthy integration.

Churches should consider Jay’s method for determining what type of church you are and develop ministry digitally, physically, and spiritually.

 

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Podcast 358: The State of Online Church 2022 with Molly Matthews

When the pandemic started, technology paved a way for churches around the world to reach a greater audience. Thousands of ministries have turned to live broadcasting, and people definitely have seen its benefits—that they can still attend Sunday services without physically being present at church.

As we are entering post-COVID season, churches are embracing and believing that live-streaming is going to be a huge part of the future; since there has been a great shift to viewing everything online, especially during the pandemic season, and it seems to be staying in the long run. It also complements the normal Sunday church services even as they are slowly going back to normal face-to-face activities.

In this episode of the Social Media Church Podcast, Nils Smith and Aaron Magnuson share a very meaningful conversation with guest speaker and CEO of Pushpay, Molly Matthews. Tune in as they talk about where churches can invest their resources for their ministry to gain growth,...

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Podcast 357: Should the Church Use Twitter?

Twitter is known as one of the social media platforms that can make a difference for the world. It has proven itself as a powerful app that can directly engage audiences, create brand awareness, and help your business’ customer base grow without needing a huge budget for advanced expertise.

But with the recent news about Elon Musk buying Twitter, there might be certain changes that your church or ministry needs to anticipate to continue your social media presence being impactful.

In this episode of the Social Media Church Podcast, Nils Smith and Aaron Magnuson share their thoughts about their favorite social media platform, Twitter, and how the church can continue to increase followers, reach potential attendees, and spread the word of the gospel.

Tune in to know more!

 

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Podcast 356: Calling Up The Next Generation

The generation who grew up and were shaped by technology are the ones who have the skills to use social media to their advantage and integrate the internet as a daily aspect of their life.

But how do you effectively preach the Gospel to the next generation through social media?

In this episode of the Social Media Church podcast, Aaron Magnuson, with guest speaker Sam D, talks about how the online church can use different social media platforms to successfully reach the next generation.

Tune in to know more!

 

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