Digital Media Renovation or Revolution

470 views

Published on

Basic overview of social media (assumptions, pitfalls and possibilities) along with some questions and tips when thinking about a church's digital ministry. This was presented at the 2014 National Church Leadership Institute in Atlanta.

Published in: Social Media
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
470
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
4
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
6
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Digital Media Renovation or Revolution

  1. 1. Socalnomics
  2. 2. Technologies Dad is wearing a shirt with a symbol of unknown origin.” @undainty
  3. 3. Who are you? What is your context for ministry? What networks do you use on a regular basis?
  4. 4. Social Media Assumptions ★ only a medium of communication and expression; ★ generational air giving insight into a particular worldview; ★ highly contextually and and embraced with relativity; ★ demands a high sense of self-worth as it has a flattening effect on community and leadership; ★ will not save [insert org]
  5. 5. Social Media Pitfalls ★ idol, savior or quick fix ★ as distraction ★ as careless expression ★ as overestimated ROI ★ as echo chamber ★ as over-and-above F2F ★ as an entry to bullying and unwanted contact
  6. 6. Social Media Possibilities ★ builds up and strengthens the Body of Christ ★ allows the church to model a different way of living ★ compels the church to see the world beyond itself ★ liberates expressions of creativity and creation ★ provides accountability ★ offers a place of communal care and spiritual renewal
  7. 7. Renovation or Revolution: Assessment ★ Survey the Congregation. What do folks in your church currently use to connect online? usage, widespread, individual, anecdotal, etc. ★ Survey the Community. What are people using in your community to connect? news, restaurants, services, alerts, etc. ★ Survey Yourself. What do you use, why, how, to what degree, etc.?
  8. 8. Renovation or Revolution: Evaluation ★ The convergence between your wants/practices and the needs/practices of the community. ★ The sweet spot between pushing, pulling and exploring. ★ What is optimistic and achievable.
  9. 9. Renovation or Revolution: Tips ★ Normalize usernames across platforms ★ Declutter current online presence ★ Set app play time
  10. 10. Renovation or Revolution: Top 10 ★ Facebook ★ Pinterest ★ Twitter ★ Buffer ★ Doodle ★ gCal ★ Wordpress ★ Group.me ★ Dropbox ★ Madmimi
  11. 11. QUESTION AND RESPONSE Musings? Reactions? Questions? Comments?

×