Web Ministry Ideas

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  • Generation C: Email is Out

    Earlier this week, the Pew Research Center reported that teens are texting more and that texting is the dominant form of communication for teens.  Not only are they texting each other more often, but the are connecting with adults more through texting too.  According to the report, the median number of daily texts sent by teens went up from 50 in 2009 to 60 in 2011.

  • What videos should we include on our church website?

    Good question! Using video on your church's website can be a great way of engaging potential guests, making yourself and your church very personable, and making visitors feel welcome even before the attend a service. There are almost endless ways to use video on your church website.

  • Advice for improving your ministry's online communication (3 of 3)

    This continues from yesterday's post that gives our first piece of advice. 4. Always evaluate what works best.

  • Advice for improving your ministry's online communication (2 of 3)

    This continues from yesterday's post that gives our first piece of advice. 2. If you choose to use social media, put someone in charge of it who knows how to use it.

  • Advice for improving your ministry's online communication (1 of 3)

    A lot of different social media websites have popped up in the past couple years: YouTube, Facebook, MySpace, Flickr, Twitter, LinkedIn, MetaCafe, DeviantArt, Friendster, Ping.fm, Orkut, Tumblr, and a whole lot more. As if that wasn't enough, just as many communication services are being developed online, too. It's almost impossible to keep up with it all!

  • Communicating with your congregation throughout the week

    This is a video of a workshop at a national youth ministry conference about using the web to effectively communicate with youth group teenagers and parents, but most of what's shared will easily apply to churches, as well. The presenter shares what works and what hasn't worked and shows how to use it and, better yet, how to evaluate if the tool will work for communicating with the people in your specific ministry. Definitely worth the hour and 45 minutes to watch when you have time to sit down a...