Now Featured at the Patheos Book Club
Follow You Follow Me
Why Social Networking is Essential to Ministry
By John Voelz
What People are Saying about Follow You Follow Me
"...the first practical handbook for using social media ethically, responsibly, and creatively in the church"
—Leonard Sweet, E. Stanley Jones Professor of Evangelism at Drew University, Distinguished Visiting Professor at George Fox University, Teaching Pastor at Salem Fields Community Church, and Chief Contributor to sermons.com
"John gives clear, practical, thoughtful guidelines as well as some real encouragement for followers of Christ trying to use social media to help communicate the gospel."
—Chris Vacher, Director of Worship, Orangeville Baptist Church, @chrisfromcanada
"John Voelz is the most innovative guy in Christian ministry today. Bar none."
—David McDonald, Westwinds Community Church, shadowinggod.com
"...wise counsel on how use to social media to further the gospel. Highly recommended for those who want to be brought up to speed on the rapid changes that mark the new digital age."
—Frank Viola, author of From Eternity to Here, Reimagining Church, and Revise Us Again, www.frankviola.org
"John's story caused me to examine how I can be reaching my neighbors—next door and around the world—with a message of grace and redemption. What an opportunity we have if we take his words seriously."
—Jeff Goins, Author and Blogger, Goinswriter.com
"Written with verve, humility, and confidence, John writes as a true believer about social networking. But this is a confidence seasoned with discernment. John is first of all a true believer in Jesus. Social networking helps him follow our Lord, and this book can help you follow too."
—Jeffrey Arthurs, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
"John paints a vision for turning the me-focused social networks into a tool for pointing people to Jesus, strengthening real-world relationships, and discovering new ways your church can serve your community. This book is for beginners and experts alike..."
—Joe Day, Worship Pastor at Mars Hill Church, Shoreline, WA; Former UX Designer at The City www.onthecity.org
"...John brings to life the value of understanding Social Media in the Conceptual Age and how we connect with each other. Turn On Your Cell Phones, Turn On You IPads, Open Your Laptops." — John C O'Keefe, Author of Boneyard: Creatives Will Change The Way We Lead In The Church and Misfits: Who Are You Including?
"I highly recommend this book."
—Pete Wilson, Author, Plan B; Pastor, Cross Point Church
"...invites readers to a refreshingly straight-shooting discussion in this one-of-a-kind primer."
—Rich Kirkpatrick, Blogger at RKWeblog.com, Worship Leader
"In direct and often humorous ways, the authors draws on his rich and varied experiences to offer timely advice and practical direction for church leaders and others who are serious about using social media to build community and spread the gospel."
—Robert H. Woods, Jr. Spring Arbor University
"If you want to reach a world that uses technology, this is a great book to prep for your journey."
—Sarah Cunningham, author of Picking Dandelions and blogger at sarahcunningham.org