Social Media

  • Why Connection Beats Technology in Ministry32:47

    Why Connection Beats Technology in Ministry

    Want to hear from Millennials themselves? Peter interviews young adults to hear their opinions on technology and social media. Watch our live conversation with college students about how they use soci

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  • Why Connection Beats Technology in Ministry

    Why Connection Beats Technology in Ministry

    Have you sat in a restaurant or in a line at the DMV and just observed? Like really watched people? Are people connecting with those around them? Or are they immersed in the five-inch...

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  • Creating & Using a Social Media Content Calendar31:38

    Creating & Using a Social Media Content Calendar

    A content calendar is a terrific way to stay organized when it comes to communicating, especially through social media. Learn why you should make a content calendar and also how to make one.

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  • Choosing Communication Channels Based on Your Audience

    Choosing Communication Channels Based on Your Audience

    It seems there is a new communication channel introduced weekly, if not daily! Some have been long lived, like Facebook, and some were one-hit wonders only to fizzle out, like Vine....

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  • Segmenting Your Social Media Audiences for More Targeted Posts18:26

    Segmenting Your Social Media Audiences for More Targeted Posts

    Chances are the audiences for your church bulletin, social media, and website are similar but not exactly the same, and they need to hear slightly different things from you. Here are some tips for seg

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  • Segmenting Your Social Media Audiences for More Targeted Posts

    Segmenting Your Social Media Audiences for More Targeted Posts

    Social media is an interesting paradox. On one hand, it’s really easy to use, and its strength lies in the fact that almost anyone can use it. (Not everyone should, mind you, but...

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  • Building Individual Relationships with Social Media34:48

    Building Individual Relationships with Social Media

    We often talk about using social media for church communications, but what about using it to build individual relationships? Watch as Peter Frank talks with Pastor Donald Antor about how he uses Insta

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  • Facebook Post Generator for Easter

    Facebook Post Generator for Easter

    It can be hard to give your members the spiritual care they need when so many things need to be planned during Lent! In times like this especially, we want to help you spend less time...

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  • The Next Great Debate: Will Video Be the New Norm?32:47

    The Next Great Debate: Will Video Be the New Norm?

    Videos are awesome. They are a great way to easily create and push content. But Rev. Daniel Ross argues that they will not become the norm. This video was recorded live on March 1, 2018.

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  • The Next Great Debate: Will Video Be the New Norm?

    The Next Great Debate: Will Video Be the New Norm?

    Peter Frank and I get along pretty well. In fact, if we ever had the chance to meet in person, I am sure we would both be more than happy to get coffee together and talk technology,...

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  • How Your Church Can Use Facebook to Reach Your Community

    How Your Church Can Use Facebook to Reach Your Community

    If you’re one of the 2 billion monthly active users on Facebook, you’ve probably already figured out that it has a lot of potential for outreach and most likely already have a page for your church. Ta

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  • Why Canva is a Church Communicator's Best Friend24:56

    Why Canva is a Church Communicator's Best Friend

    Join Katy Munson as she talks about a few ideas on how churches can utilize Canva for designing beautiful graphics for social media, announcements, presentations, logos, and more!

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  • Why Canva Is a Church Communicator’s Best Friend

    Why Canva Is a Church Communicator’s Best Friend

    Oh Canva, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. . . . Okay, so Elizabeth Barrett Browning I am not. I do, however, have a long list of reasons why Canva is a church...

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  • Social Media Ideas for Lent, Part 237:31

    Social Media Ideas for Lent, Part 2

    Following last year’s post by Pastor Daniel Ross, here are five more ideas for sharing about Lent on social media.

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  • Social Media Ideas for Lent, Part 2

    Social Media Ideas for Lent, Part 2

    Peace in Christ Jesus! Once again, the calendar flips and it is the season of Lent. This year I am trying to figure out if Ash Wednesday is going to be very romantic, or if Valentine’s...

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  • Facebook Newsfeed Changes - What Does this Mean?31:47

    Facebook Newsfeed Changes - What Does this Mean?

    Have you heard about the changes that Facebook is making to their newsfeed? Seth Hinz, web/media director for the Michigan District of the LCMS joined Peter Frank of Concordia Technology Solutions t

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  • Easy Social Media for Christmas Week

    Easy Social Media for Christmas Week

    We’re less than one week away from Christmas—is your social media ready? While Christmas provides some great opportunities for your church to share the Gospel with your community, it...

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  • Using Custom Snapchat Filters for Your Ministry

    Using Custom Snapchat Filters for Your Ministry

    If your ministry is on Snapchat, I applaud you! Snapchat is, in my opinion, one of the hardest social media platforms to manage and create content for, especially for churches. So the...

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  • Helping Your Members Pause and Give Thanks

    Helping Your Members Pause and Give Thanks

    Black Friday. Small Business Saturday. Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday. Is it just me, or are all these Thanksgiving-weekend activities getting a little hard to manage? As is so often the...

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  • Your Church’s Complete Guide to Instagram’s New Features

    Your Church’s Complete Guide to Instagram’s New Features

    Instagram has made a lot of changes in the past two years. This photo-sharing app has come a long way from its early days of square photos, heavy filters, and jagged borders. What used...

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