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Podcast 405: Pastors and Personal Branding with Angie White

Join us in the latest episode of the Social Media Church Podcast as we sit down with Angie White of Rock Church to explore the tension that comes around pastors and personal branding. In this conversation, Angie shares invaluable insights into the challenges and opportunities pastors face in developing their personal brand. 

From navigating social media to maintaining authenticity in the digital age, Angie provides a unique perspective on how pastors can effectively communicate their message while staying true to their calling.  

Whether you're a pastor seeking to enhance your online presence or someone intrigued by the evolving intersection of faith and the digital world, then this episode is for you! Subscribe now and stay updated with the latest news and trends in the digital realm.

 

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Podcast 387: Our First Take on Threads

As social media enthusiasts, we couldn't wait to get our hands on this brand new platform from Meta and share our thoughts and experiences with you.

We’re sharing our first impressions of Threads, a revolutionary communication app that prioritizes real-time interactions and fosters genuine connections. With its sleek design, versatile chat formats, robust privacy settings, and seamless integration with other social media platforms, Threads offers a refreshing take on modern messaging apps. We're excited to see how this app evolves and shapes the future of digital communication. 

Whether you're catching up with friends, collaborating on a project, or engaging in public discussions, Threads provides a platform that encourages authentic interactions and fosters a sense of community. 


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Podcast 374: The Rise and Fall of Clubhouse

If you’re an audio-based enthusiast, you’d probably heard about Clubhouse. Clubhouse blew up fast during the pandemic and became the talk of the town as celebrities, entrepreneurs, and industry leaders all flocked in to host live discussions on the audio-based social media app.The social media app attracted many high-profile personalities, and for a time, it provided a unique way for people worldwide to interact, connect, and engage.

But Clubhouse's success was short-lived due to the declining quality of content, as the platform became overrun with spammers. The app's exclusivity also hindered its growth, and it failed to pay creators while it still had the opportunity. Twitter and Facebook also started to launch their own audio-only features, competing against Clubhouse’s exclusivity.

Tune in this podcast episode as, DK Hammonds shares with Nils Smith and Aaron Magnuson what he thinks were the reasons for the rise and fall of Clubhouse.

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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 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 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 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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Podcast 354: Listener Q&A with Aaron Magnuson

Social media has fundamentally changed the way we interact and engage with others. 

It's important to be intentional when posting content and in communicating with your audience.

In this episode of the Social Media Church Podcast, Aaron Magnuson shares answers to two questions on how creating genuine interactions using different social media platforms can help reach more people in preaching for the advancement of God's Kingdom.

Tune in to know more!

 

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Podcast 351: Facebook Alternatives

As previously shared from Social Media Church Podcast’s last episode, Facebook has continually been declining. A lot of people have asked if it is wise to keep investing on Facebook for their church. What are Facebook alternatives they can use for preaching the Great Commission?

In this episode of the Social Media Church Podcast, join Nils Smith and Aaron Magnuson as they discuss the different functionalities of Facebook that are still useful for your ministry and how your church can look into different social media platforms that fit perfectly with your church’s objective.

Tune in to know more!

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