This episode of Social Media Church features a presentation (excerpted with permission) courtesy of The Gathering, a community of givers for Christian philanthropy. During The Gathering National Conference 2011, Bobby Gruenewald shared the history of YouVersion during a breakout session. Bobby Gruenewald serves as Pastor, Innovation Leader at
On this episode, listen to DJ Chuang share the back story of how the Social Media Church podcast came into existence — how I decided on the content and program format, what are the technologies and software used, and my lessons learned.
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The Social Media Church podcast is a weekly conversation with church leaders about social media. On this episode, we break from the typical conversation and open the floor for host DJ Chuang to describe the key ingredients that go into making a podcast so you can think through the preparation for the podcast you should be producing.
Connect with DJ Chuang at djchuang.com, on Twitter
Elwood Matthews is Online Pastor at Zion Church in the metro Washington DC area. Listen to this episode of Social Media Church to hear about how their church launched its iCampus, how they make it a meaningful online worship experience, and what they’re exploring next.
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This episode of Social Media Church features a conversation with Dr. Tim Hutchings, currently a research fellow in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Open University and editor of the Journal of Religion, Media and Digital Culture. Tim discusses learnings and insights from rigorous academic research about online churches, what kind of people worship online, explores whether online relationships are real or not, and much much more.
This episode of Social Media Church features a conversation with Rey Lopez, the Online Campus Pastor at City Church (San Antonio, Texas), and that’s just one of three hats that he wears. Pastor Rey talks about how City Church launched its Online Campus, while in the whirlwind of being in a fast-growing church, how they’re navigating key issues of doing church online, using Google Grant, and more.
This Social Media Church episodes features a conversation with Christian Warne, founder and co-host of The Spoutcast, a weekly podcast show hosted by Christian Warne, Sarah Welles and Jayne Fossett at The Well Community Church in Fresno, California. You may have noticed that a large overwhelming majority of church podcasts are just an on-demand feed of sermo...
On this episode of the Social Media Church, DJ Chuang chats with 2 friends he’s known for years, Brent Wong and Dave Ingland, having connected with them offline (aka IRL – “in real life”) and online. Brent shares how he recently got inspired to get active on social media, and Dave describes his unique perspective in using social media as a church planter and now as a law-abiding citizen.
This Social Media Church episode features a conversation with Justin Wise, Communications Director for Monk Development, an internet technology company. We learn about his past experience as a digital director at Lutheran Church of Hope (Des Moines, Iowa), how he launched an Internet Campus for a Lutheran church, and his keen insights a...
Listen to this Social Media Church podcast conversation with Todd Rhoades about how he curates interesting content about the church, his perspective on the evolution of social media, how email is still relevant, online conferences at Leadership Network, why social media is underutilized in local churches, and more. Todd is the Director of New Media and Technology Initiatives at Leadership Network. Todd’s blog has been described as “one h...