(31 ideas) We’ve all done the obvious posts, and then hit a wall of creativity. I wanted to create this list so you can refresh your creative juices with some ideas and have no excuses for 31 days. At the end of the month, start back at the top of the list – 31 days from now, no one will remember what you posted! Read more… 

(5 ideas) Coming up with content to share from your church blog or social media can be a daunting task sometimes. I always encourage church communications leaders to look at what they already have to work with before dealing with the struggle of coming up with something original and new.  Read more…

(25 ideas) I’ve got a swipe file in Evernote. Every time I see an idea love, I clip that idea to Evernote and tag it. Then when I need to come with an idea to promote something on social media, or create new content for the church or myself, I search my swipe file. Read more… 

(15 ideas) Stop me if you’ve heard any of the following statements about social media: “You need to engage the conversation.” “Content is king.” “It’s all about building relationships.”
When I was put in charge of my church’s social media efforts for the very first time, these were the cliches that drove my decisions. However, despite my best intentions, I simply ended up posting funny YouTube videos on our church Facebook page. Was my church being too uptight when they asked to me to stop? Or was I just being stupid? (Likely the latter). Read more…

(11 ideas) Social media can be used in many imaginative ways by churches to engage with their audiences. I’ve chosen to show you 11 examples from Facebook, but you can use Instagram, Pinterest or Twitter. It doesn’t really matter which social network you use as long as long as you are actively engaged on it. I’ve written before about how to engage on social media before. I strongly recommend you read this before you put any creative tactics in place for your church on your social media platform of choice. Read more…

(20 Ideas) Instagram has proven to be a major player in the social media world and an extremely valuable tool for ministry. Since we are such a visual culture, this is a great avenue for sharing your church’s story that goes beyond traditional text posts. Here are twenty creative ways that I’ve seen churches utilizing this great network. My hope is that you will be inspired and perhaps add them to your social media strategy. Read more…

(10 ideas) Over 70% of people with access to the internet use Facebook.  Social media is becoming an increasingly important part of most peoples’ daily lives, and using social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram is a guaranteed way for churches to engage with people mid-week, rather than only reaching them from Sunday to Sunday. Here is a list of 10 different post ideas to include on your church’s social media feed. Read more…

(15 ideas) I believe periscope has the potential to be a game-changer for how we share the gospel and minister in our churches. Here are 15 ideas for how you can use Periscope in your church and ministry. Remember, for security and legal reasons, you can make broadcasts private and only let followers you choose view your broadcasts. Read more…

(10 ideas) Using social media effectively for your church can be harder than it might seem. That’s why we put together this humorous good/bad ideas list for your church social media accounts.

If you’re already following these good ideas, you’re probably using social media in a great way for your church. If you’re following these bad ideas, please just stop. Stop now. You’re hurting us all.  Read more…

(8 ideas) It’s exciting to see more and more churches developing their online presence and making a Kingdom impact in the world. Of course we’re always excited at @stickyJesus when we encounter any church that’s passionate about digital missions. Read more…

(20 ideas) For most churches that I talk to, it’s not a lack of desire that keeps them from regularly posting on their social pages, but a lack of content. Have you ever been confused or frustrated about what to post on your church’s social pages? It definitely can be overwhelming to come up with new ideas every week, right? Read more…

(18 ideas) Every church approaches social media with different strategies and varying levels of success. Most of our carefully crafted social posts typically draw about the same level of attention. But every once in a while, we hit one out of the park.
We reached out to some church communicators and asked this simple question: What’s your church’s most popular social media post? Read more…

(10 ideas) Social media and social networking is an ever changing landscape. Websites and apps come and go, ideas and strategies change and evolve. It’s more than just setting up an account and keeping things updated regularly. But don’t let that scare you. It doesn’t mean you have to spend your life keeping up to date with it all – Here are some ideas to keep your social media presence expanding. Read more…

(16 Ideas) I’ve looked at nearly 10,000 church Facebook posts and have seen a lot of great ideas and designs for churches.  Below is a sample and brief description of what I saw in each of these Facebook posts from four different churches. Read more…

(10 ideas) My goal with this article is to help you brainstorm some different types of posts your church can use on social media. These great tips can be effective on multiple platforms such as instagram, twitter, and facebook.

A trend you will see on pretty much all of these posts is that they are image heavy. According to a study done by eMarketer, 75% of Facebook posts in 2014 were photo posts. The reason? Because they are effective. Read more…

(10 ideas) Does your church have a Facebook page? If you aren’t using Facebook, you may be missing out on a whale of an opportunity to communicate with your congregation through a channel that many people use every day.

As you seek to determine which communications tools to use to best get your message across and increase your reach, consider how your audience likes to receive information. Facebook now has more than 500 million active users, with the average user being connected to 80 pages, groups and events. People spend over 700 billion minutes per month on Facebook. Read more…

(7 ideas) A lot of churches are begining to use Facebook pages to connect and communicate with people both inside and outside of the church. Unfortunately, though, a lot of church Facebook pages look like the Sunday bulletin – lots of announcements and no interaction. Read more…

(101 ideas – yep, really…) Social Media Marketing is extremely important for churches. It helps you stay connected to your members and helps you reach the unchurched. So why don’t churches post consistently on social media? One of the most common reasons we hear is “I don’t know what to post about.” If you struggle with social media writers’ block, we have great news! Read more…

(10 ideas) Is your church on Pinterest? There are many amazing facts and figures out there about the power and influence of Pinterest, but for many of the bloggers and social media people I talk to today, more traffic comes to their sites from Pinterest than from Facebook. They have more engagement, more followers, and more leads. Enough said. That’s why I want to help you get started on Pinterest if you haven’t already or help improve your Pinterest experience if your church is already on board. Read more…

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