As churches continue to ride and embrace the complex yet exciting wave of social media, it’s best to be reminded and grounded of the purpose of why we are utilizing these platforms – that is to make real connections and relationships in our sphere of influence so we can bring people to Christ.
So if our goal is only to get more likes, engagements, or shares on social media, then we need to reevaluate things.
In this episode, host Aaron Magnuson shares a conversation with Stadia’s Director of Digital Church Planting and our podcast guest, Jeff Reed about the importance of discipleship in a phygital church.
Whether in our personal or your ministry life, if there’s one thing we’ve all learned from this season we are in, it’s this: We’re all in this together.
It has been and always will be the heart of the Social Media Church podcast to help you take your ministry goals, especially online, to a higher level. But here’s what we want you to know, you may not be maximizing your influence as a church in social media.
As promised a few episodes back, we’re brewing something. And it’s a program called Social Media Church Partners. Curious? Listen to this podcast episode as hosts Nils Smith and Aaron Magnuson unfold this treat for you.
There’s no such thing as a ‘silver bullet’ on social media. The key to success is consistency.
But consistency does not mean that we’d have to stick to our comfort zones. Now that social media IS ministry, we could totally be different and be outside the box, but are still inside the Book [Bible].
It’s time for your creative juices to flow! Jump into this conversation as host Aaron Mangunson is joined by one of The SMC Conference speakers and podcast guest, Pastor Larry Weathers II to share tips and tricks on how pastors can connect and resonate with their church creatively.
It wasn’t too long ago, we only heard pastors preach once a week in a church building on Sundays.
But in this digital age that we live in that’s no longer the case.
Our host, Aaron Magnuson in this podcast episode shares a candid conversation with guest and one of the SMC Conference’s speakers, DK Hammonds on how we can further maximize the power of social media to amplify the Gospel and the message of hope in Jesus through social audio platforms.
So churches, it’s time that we tap into our people’s stories and bring people together. Because PEOPLE CONNECT WITH PEOPLE. When we make that connection, they will start talking and from there, it’s a guarantee that amazing things will happen.
Join our host, Aaron Magnuson, in this podcast episode as he shares a conversation about leveraging storytelling for our communication and online content strategy, with one of The SMC Conference’s speakers, and podcast guest, Dr. Jen Bennett.
It’s true that content is key when creating for an audience in the online world. We’ve seen its importance over the past year and a half.
But, churches are not only driven by content. What makes a difference in people’s lives, especially for churches, are the relationships and connections built through social media platforms.
To this we say – conversation is King.
In this podcast episode, host Aaron Magnuson is joined by Stephanie Leathe, CEO and Founder of Altar Live – the software your church has been waiting for.
P.S. Altar Live is giving away ONE YEAR FREE subscription to three winners of this much awaited software! Head to this link to learn more about how you can join.
It has been two weeks since we had our very first Social Media Church Conference and we’re still celebrating all that God did.
More than 400 church ministry leaders are ready to amplify their ministry to the next level so they can take the gospel to more people from near and far! How exciting is that?!
In this episode, we’re going to give you a flashback of the conference experience and highlights from our speakers and thought leaders’ sessions.
Day 1: PLATFORM PRIORITIES
05:53 Nachi Lazarus - The Why and How of Using Private Messaging Apps for Church
06:50 Nona Jones - From Social Media to Social Ministry
07:43 Sean Cannell - YouTube for Churches & Ministries: 5 Critical Questions You Need to Ask to Make a Real Impact with YouTube in 2021
12:05 Casey Helmick - 3 Things I’ve Learned From 30 Million Podcast Downloads
Day 2: CONTENT MANAGEMENT
13:01 Brady Shearer - My Favorite Social Media Post Format For Churches
14:03 Joanna La Fleur -...
What a Conference we just had! And we want to give a BIG thank you to you, our listeners!!
After months and months of preparation, we are happy to report that The Social Media Conference reached over 400 church leaders worldwide!
Join our hosts Nils Smith and Aaron Magnuson as they share a candid conversation about their joy and experiences as initiators and hosts of the recently concluded Conference plus sharing what the participants’ next steps should look like, equipped with knowledge and tools to maximize the power of social media for online ministry.
P.S We may or may not be brewing for another...it’s for you to find out! Hop into the conversation here.
It’s been said that a picture is worth a thousand words - such a cliché, right?
But the reality is, someone deciding whether to go to your church or not is looking at your social media posts, your content, and the photos of your church community.
So it may be true – photos really do say a thousand words.
In this podcast episode, our host Aaron Magnuson gets insights from one of The Social Media Church Conference speakers, Ben Stapley on the value of incorporating real-life photos of the people in your church into your social media content.
P.S. It’s time to look at a new lens for your church growth strategy! Learn more about these strategies when you join The Social Media Church Conference this July 13-15.
Churches, whether we admit it or not, the people we’re trying to reach online are still consumers at heart. And the reality is, they are bombarded with marketing messages and high-quality media everywhere they look.
One of The Social Media Church Conference speakers, Dawn Nicole Baldwin, shares an important conversation about how to keep your brand as a church, relevant using today’s social media platforms with host Aaron Magnuson in this podcast episode.
P.S. Who wouldn’t want growth as a church? Learn how to manage your social media effectively through strategies and insights from thought leaders and experts in the field in the upcoming Social Media Church Conference!