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.
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,...
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.
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The evolution of social media has been fueled to make use of personal communication, retail platforms, and even online ministry.
Various social media websites offer numerous niches and have grabbed the attention of users from all over the world.
In this throwback episode, Nils Smith and Gary Vaynerchuk (more known as Gary Vee) talk about social media and the church. While this may be a past episode, its relevance of how Gary Vaynerchuk viewed the future of social media is still on the spot.
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Virtual and augmented reality are just some of the advancements in technology that we see being developed in this digital era. A lot of big names and companies have started to adapt with this concept. But what really is it, and how does it work? How long can the majority of the churches be able to adapt to this kind of setup?
Catch Nils and Aaron in this episode of the Social Media Church Podcast as they talk about virtual reality in the Metaverse and how you and your church will be able to use it in your ministries—be it in your small groups or in leading your worship services.
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There are a couple of reasons why an employee stays with a company. A few of these reasons are having a safe working environment, the feeling of being valued, and financial security.
By being a volunteer, financial security is obviously not applicable. A common denominator volunteers have is having the heart of a servant. So, if there’s something a leader could do for his/her volunteer, that is to help them grow and develop their crafts.
In this episode, podcast guest and one of the SMC Conference speakers, Briana Zananiri shares the blueprint of starting, building, and sustaining a group of media team volunteers in the church world.
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 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 -...
When someone new walks into the church, there’s always one thing people get in order to connect–contact details.
And the surest way of connecting with somebody is through their phone number.
We invited one of our The Social Media Church Conference speakers, Natchi Lazarus, to share a conversation with host Aaron Magnuson and give a preview of his topic about the digital platform most ministries overlook and more in this podcast episode.
Churches, how do you measure success? Is it through the number of shares, comments, and likes you have on a post or a video?
In this podcast episode, The Grove Church’s Senior Pastor, Rev. James Carmichael, shares a conversation with our host Aaron Magnuson about why the true measure of success in churches is reflected on having an intentional community and of people’s lives being transformed.
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