Joshua Benton: Putting the social in social media

FacebookTwitterEmailPrint Finding the right tool isn’t the answer to communicating online. Social media has to have the tenor of human conversation to be effective, says Joshua Benton. Monday, October 26, 2009 The start of a social media strategy should be the question, “What is it that our audience needs that we can provide?” said Joshua … Continue reading “Joshua Benton: Putting the social in social media”

Keith Anderson: Digital ministry and bearing witness to the holy

FacebookTwitterEmailPrint Social media gives pastors a new ability to point out the presence of God in the day-to-day of people’s lives, says the co-author of a new book on digital ministry. Monday, September 10, 2012 Bearing witness to people’s lives, in all the routine chaos of day-to-day living, is a holy thing, the Rev. Keith … Continue reading “Keith Anderson: Digital ministry and bearing witness to the holy”

Why ministers shouldn’t walk away from social media

Baptist News Global Opinion By Mark Wingfield  February 6, 2019 Facebook  Twitter Email  Print  More 799 Every month or so, there’s a new scare about why we shouldn’t be on social media. Facebook is spying on you. Twitter is not trustworthy. Instagram is in control of your life. Virtual relationships are replacing real relationships. And for some people, social media … Continue reading “Why ministers shouldn’t walk away from social media”

The power of words

By Alice Wu 07 November 2018 The Hong Kong-based Anglican writer, Alice Wu, reflects on the power of quick words in an age of social media. I recently found myself really missing those “good old days” – like when everyone’s biggest worry was the Y2K millennium bug. Today, a lot of us are suffering from … Continue reading “The power of words”

What I Learned from Not Being on Facebook

By Martha Tatarnic Martha serves as the rector of St. George’s Anglican Church in St. Catharines. Her book “The Living Diet” is set to be published in 2019. MinistryMatters What I Learned from Not Being on Facebook I decided that my three month sabbatical should also include a Sabbath from Facebook. At the beginning of June, I … Continue reading “What I Learned from Not Being on Facebook”