Category Archives: Social Media

The Congregation’s Website: the “Front Door” to Your Church

In 2012 a study revealed that over half the people interviewed decided to attend (or not attend) a church’s Sunday service based on their experience on the congregation’s website. Does your congregation have a website? Is the information on it up-to-date?  … Continue reading

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Your Congregation Website is the “Front Door” of Your Church

Your church website is critical to people deciding whether to attend your Sunday service or not.  In 2012 a study revealed that more than half of the people interviewed decided to attend (or not attend) a church’s Sunday service based on their … Continue reading

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ROC Evangelism Training Resources Available Free at Lutheran Hour Ministries

Lutheran Hour Ministries is making available their Regional Outreach Conference (ROC) evangelism training resources.  LHM has posted: Video training vingettes that can be used in a congregational setting to equip people for witnessing Video and audio presentations by engaging key note … Continue reading

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The Mission of the Church in an Age of Zombies

Paul Alms presents an intriguing perspective of the missional challenges facing the Christian church in North America in his published work, “The Mission of the Church in an Age of Zombies.” Over the next few weeks excerpts from Paul’s article … Continue reading

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Getting Started in Social Media: A ‘How To’ for Pastors and Ministry Leaders

Ed Stetzer has published a very helpful post on how to set up a personal and church account on Twitter and Facebook and how to begin using these social media forums to spread God’s Word.  If you are interested, visit … Continue reading

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Watch Hamd-O-Sanaa Online and Listen to the show on Saaz-o-Awaz Radio

A brother in Christ, Javed Akhter, is working to establish a ministry presence with South Asians in Hamilton, Ontario and has established HAMD-O-SANAA which is a radio program that allows the South Asian community of all religious backgrounds throughout the … Continue reading

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Online Mission Trip 2013 Engages Schoolchildren in Thailand Outreach

The Lutheran Layman March-April 2013 magazine (p. 18) reports: “Sawadee ka!” That was the daily greeting from Lutheran Hour Ministries – Thailand’s director, Boom Ekwanit Denow, to more than 13,000 “virtual missionaries” in Lutheran schools who participated in the 2013 … Continue reading

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Free Live Webcast Gives Thousands Access to Discipleship Conversation at Exponential 2013

With a goal of giving as many leaders as possible the opportunity to participate in the national discipleship conversation, Exponential has announced plans for a high-quality webcast free to anyone who registers. Featuring more than 25 national leaders in 10 … Continue reading

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Face-to-Face: Sharing the Good News of Christ around the World

Face-to-Face radio messages are one of the ways that the Lutheran Church of Australia is sharing the good news of Jesus Christ with people around the world.  Face-to-Face is a weekly 15 minutes program that includes songs, a Christian message … Continue reading

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Happyland: An Internet Playground for Children ages 4-7

Happyland is a fun and safe online environment that introduces children, ages 4-7, to Jesus.  There are loads of games to play, activities to do and books to read. You can set up your own character and go on a … Continue reading

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