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@stickyJesus: About the Book
Now Featured at the Patheos Book Club
How to Live Out Your Faith Online
By Toni Birdsong and Tami Heim
People are talking. A lot.
In fact, they spend over 110 billion minutes a month on social networking sites like Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.
Some are ranting. Some are raving. Almost all are revealing their hearts and minds as never before. This historic social shift is a dream come true for big brand marketers, political parties, and just about anyone who has something to say.
So how do you—a Christ follower—navigate the noise, dodge the danger, talk the tech, and speak hope into the online space?
You get sticky. Just like Jesus.
The gospel is the stickiest message ever spoken. It's outlived and outlasted man's best ideas. It can radically change everything—if we share it.
@stickyJesus is a fusion of discipleship, faith sharing, marketing, and a Get Started 101 on Twitter, Facebook, and Blogging.
@stickyJesus equips you to:
- Build and honor relationships the way Jesus did.
- Understand the marketing-driven culture of social networks and how to navigate them.
- Influence, engage, serve, and lead online - like Jesus.
- Use dozens of tools, tricks, tips, and resources to grow your online reach.
- Identify and avoid the danger zones.
- Learn the basics of Facebook, Twitter, blogging, and content gathering.
@stickyJesus is a unique blend of solid biblical truth and practical social media know-how. It inspires with true stories of people influencing their online communities for Christ. Conversational and practical, @stickyJesus demystifies the technology side of social networks and awakens us to the astonishing mission field now at our fingertips.
For more resources on equipping yourself for your online research, visit the @stickyJesus website.
Praise for @stickyJesus
"Tami Heim and Toni Birdsong have combined their unwavering faith in God with their social media skills to create @stickyJesus, where they prove that faith and technology can work together for the greater good. Learn how to express your faith online and reach more people than you ever imagined. This book blew me away."
— Ken Blanchard, Best-selling Coauthor of The One Minute Manager and Lead Like Jesus
"...a one-of-a-kind combination of teaching, growing, nurturing, and challenging all of us to dive into the invisible, thriving world of the Internet. This book is about love in action, giving practical advice about how to change a world, and be 'in' yet not 'of' it. I learned from this work, and I know you will too."
— Laurie Beth Jones, Best Selling Author of Jesus, CEO; The Path and Jesus, Career Counselor
"...a must-read for anyone who wants to better understand how to use the massive platform of social media to communicate the hope of Jesus Christ in today's world. Tami Heim and Toni Birdsong obviously know their stuff and you will too if you take the time to digest this incredible tool they've put together."
— Pete Wilson, Senior Pastor, Cross Point Church, Nashville, Tennessee - Author, Plan B
"Church leaders are getting a vision for the power of the Internet and social media to advance their reach both inside and outside the church. @stickyJesus is the first book of its kind to guide Christ followers and equip them to be effective online in their circles of influence. This book keeps it real, focuses on the heart, and inspires each of us to make a difference on this new mission field."
— Greg Ligon, Vice President and Publisher, Leadership Network