The resources that we will talk about tonight might be new to some of you. Some of them will be familiar, but the key is to use these resources in creative ways.
When Jesus was here on Earth, he went where the people were, and today the people are on the Internet.
Point traffic Online Home, front door
More conversational Allow for comments Blogs are great for ministries A good way for pastor to connect with their congregation
Good Blog examples:
Don’t have to archive all sermons/programs File types
Can’t afford video? Check out Adventist Channel on Youtube. Weekly devotional Poll after this slide about social media
Jesus went where the people went
Make a page Using your personal page as an outreach, build relationships
Not free Good investment go
Big Church/Small Church
People are busy Almost any website can generate an rss feed Deliver content Control to the user
1. 10 Ways to Use the Internet to Reach Your Community
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8. Webinar Overview
• Introduction of Presenter & Subject
• Presentation by Lindsay Peterson
• Recommended Resources
• Q & A Time
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• Chat with the Presenter
9. Our Webinar Presenter
Lindsay Peterson is part of the
Adventist Church Connect
team supporting churches on
their websites. She will
complete her degree in
marketing at the University of
Nebraska in Lincoln in May
10. Jesus said……
11. Go into all the world and preach
the good news to all creation.
Adventist Church Connects’ goal is to
encourage churches and schools in
Bermuda, Canada, and the United States to
use the Internet to reach their
13. What Should Be On The Website?
- Easy-to-use navigation
- Attractive Design
14. Good Examples
16. What Do I Do With A Blog?
17. Blogs are available from these
People love a visual experience. Video
gives a personal and visual touch.
19. WMA, FLV, and AVI, Oh My!
- Embed video here
Giving people the power to share and make the world
more open and connected.
22. Groups vs. Pages
- Pages are for organizations
- Groups are for several people with the same
Twitter is a real-time information network powered by
people all around the world that lets you share and
discover what’s happening now
24. What Do You Do With A Twitter
- Promote Events
- Feedback – ask a question of the day