Discover the journey of Christian Crowe as he transitioned from captivating audiences as the drummer of a Christian rock band, All Star United, to leading the online ministry of Calvary Baptist Church.
Let’s dive into the fascinating world of AI innovation with Brad Hill, the Chief Solutions Officer of Gloo.
Discover how Gloo is leveraging AI to revolutionize church engagement, deepen impact and connect with people in new and meaningful ways.
The AI and the Church Initiative
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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The importance of AI, especially with the introduction of ChatGPT, has grown significantly in the past year. AI, or Artificial Intelligence, is more than just a "robot" telling you what you need to know. This episode will explore how churches can begin to leverage AI right now and how they can prepare for the future of AI.
Kenny Jahng from Big Click Syndicate joins us to discuss how AI has already worked behind the scenes and some of the trends that he’s seeing in the space. Despite fears surrounding AI, Kenny emphasizes the need for church leaders to adapt and embrace the potential of AI. Join us as we explore why AI won't replace human touch but amplify human potential.
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In a world that feels overwhelming, it’s easy to underestimate the power of a small act of kindness. However, no matter how insignificant these gestures may seem, they have the ability to make a profound impact in our lives and those around us. I think we’ve all seen in the social media world especially that there’s a lack of kindness present online!
Join us in this episode of the Social Media Church Podcast as Greg Atkinson takes us on a captivating journey through the pages of his latest book. Drawing from his own experiences and extensive research, Greg sheds light on the transformative power of acts of kindness, and how they can create a ripple effect that transcends boundaries and brings about positive change.
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Tom Pounder's captivating journey is an inspiring testament to the power of embracing digital platforms to further the mission of the church. As an early adopter and visionary, Tom has been at the forefront of leveraging the internet and social media to reach and engage people in meaningful ways.
Join us as Tom candidly shares his remarkable story, delving into his passion for utilizing digital tools to create dynamic and inclusive communities. From hisbeginnings as a youth pastor to his present-day role as a thought leader and influencer in the realm of online ministry, Tom provides invaluable insights into the challenges and triumphs he has encountered along the way.
Throughout the episode, he reflects on the pivotal moments that ignited his passion for digital discipleship, sharing anecdotes that shed light on how he has effectively utilized the platforms like social media, podcasting, and live streaming to connect with individuals and foster a sense of belonging.
Are you a believer looking to deepen your relationship with God? Or are you someone who is curious about the intersection of technology and spirituality?
Joshua Broome and Rashawn Copeland, two inspiring Christian speakers and content creators, share their personal experiences of finding Jesus online. Offering unique insights on how technology can be used to deepen one's faith and connect with a wider community of believers, this episode is going to help you understand how to link tech and faith.
We’ll get a glimpse of Joshua and Rashawn’s stories of how they discovered Jesus through social media, podcasts, and other online resources. There’s even a lot to discover about the importance of building relationships and community with other believers, both online and in person; and exploring how faith can be integrated into various areas of life, including relationships, career, and personal growth.
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The idea of a “sports ministry” may not be widely known, but it involves merging a passion for sports with the love for Jesus and His followers. This is what Sports Spectrum is all about – shining a light on the intersection of faith and sports.
Sports Spectrum is an interview-driven podcast hosted by former ESPN Senior Producer Jason Romano. He came to realize that there were people doing his work, but for a greater purpose. This realization called him to start something similar, but for God this time.
In this episode of the Social Media Church Podcast, Jason Romano of the Sports Spectrum Podcast, shares his experience listening to God’s call for him to transition out from one job to another — one that involved his passion for both sports and for God.
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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.
Posting full sermons online has become standard for most churches, but short-form video has taken over social media, and churches have struggled to keep up. The content is in the sermon, but the time required to edit horizontal to vertical while finding the right clips, editing the captions, and everything in between is no small task!
In this podcast, Corey Alderin explains how they’ve simplified the process of creating short-form content from sermons and why they’ve done it with the trends on TikTok, Instagram, and even YouTube.