Why You Should Be Using Group.Me

Originally posted on BRC+. One of my favorite services for both professional and personal use is Group.me, a group texting service. If you have not tried it, it is a game-changer. The nitty-gritty Sign up for an account. Create a group and you’ll be assigned a group phone number. Add people’s mobile numbers to the [Read More…]

Who Should Lead Your Church’s Social Media Ministry

I hear it all the time when church folks offer social media advice to one another, Get one of the youth to run the church’s social media ministry. I get it. Those of us who trend a little older have it emblazoned across our foreheads – no thanks to many of the cultural narratives – [Read More…]

Top 25 Social Media Platforms for Use in Church and Ministry

Holy moley there are a ton of social media sites out there! Seriously, how the heck can anyone keep up with them all? After all, some of you church types have to do things like visit people in the hospital, prepare sermons, fix toilets and maybe, just maybe have a social/family life. Slackers This is [Read More…]

Emergence Christianity 2013: My First Pechakucha Experience

This past week I was invited be part of a slate of PechaKucha presentations at the Emergence Christianity Gathering in Memphis, TN.   Just before it was about to begin I tweeted . . . Right about now all of the PechaKucha presenters are starting to feel anxious. And Adam Walker Cleaveland, another of the PechaKucha presenters [Read More…]

If You Can Find Me, You Can Read Me

First, I want to thank folks for keeping up with my wandering self as I have  lived so many variations of my social media and blogging life. I am still amazed and humbled that folks read my drivel, so I hope to make the navigation as painless as possible. Now that I have been blogging [Read More…]

If You Have Noticed A Change in My Blogging…

As some of you have noticed, I have recently changed my primary blog design and have been blogging much more here on my Patheos Blog. I have blogged here before and am now returning because Patheos has been getting far more traffic than I could ever get on my own. So . . . I will still [Read More…]

Religion and Media: An Interview with Mark Hoffman

As part of the launch of a new Religion and Media Concentration in its Master of Arts in Religion program at Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg, I was asked to interview one of their profs as part of their Religion and Media blog tour. I have no real connection to Luther Seminary, but this looks like a [Read More…]

Why, When and How I’m Ending My Public Facebook Profile

UPDATE, May 7: Profile migration complete. Please “like” and share MY NEW FACEBOOK PAGE. In the whole scheme of the world’s problems, all this Social Media stuff is pretty silly, I know it, you know it . . . but we love it anyway.  As many of you know I am one who gets all [Read More…]