Church leaders can sometimes be afraid, insecure or ignorant of their digital presence. Communications is basic to the human race but the channels we use is where things get sticky. Not only within their church but in their community as well. We’ll discuss some common mistakes and best practices.
Here is the first of a series of Google+ Hangouts with our SocialEcclesia Speakers!
Tony is the Chief Strategic Officer and founder of The Unstuck Group. He’s a consultant, leadership coach and writer who helps churches get unstuck and have a bigger impact.
The “INTERNET” was a one way street of info until social came along. Now, “SOCIAL” gives us the opportunity to share AND listen to people “to the ends of the earth” instantaneously. We ask Pastor Jonathan, “as a pastor, what do you see as our greatest opportunities in this space?”
Pastor Jonathan Martin
Jonathan Martin leads the liars, dreamers, and misfits of Renovatus: A Church for People Under Renovation, in Charlotte, NC, where he lives with his wife Amanda. He is the author of the forthcoming Prototype from Tyndale House (2013).
The tools and technologies of your digital presence can cause more harm than good if you don’t remember that you are a human not a robot. Carrie and I discuss the importance of communicating with heart in this Google+ Chat about her desire to push churches and organizations towards authentic digital language.
Carrie Kintz is the Digital Communication Specialist for Focus on the Family. Kintz has held various positions in her 13-year tenure at Focus, ranging from barista to marketing coordinator to managing off-site sales for the Focus on the Family Bookstore.