Applying Crisis Management to the Church

Applying Crisis Management to the Church

Timothy Coombs has developed a theory thatis used by many crisis management professionals and researchers. The theory is called Situational Crisis Communication Theory (SCCT). In short, an organization’s reputation is a stake whenever a crisis occurs. Because people...
3 Ways to Digitally Disengage

3 Ways to Digitally Disengage

Many conversations on social media (or simply online) can last for quite some time. They can take an emotional toll that is exhausting. When is it appropriate to take a step back? Often times I catch myself wanting to be well informed and neglect the need to disengage...
Instagram Dialectics

Instagram Dialectics

Ever catch yourself scrolling through Instagram and thought someone else’s life looks so much nicer than your own? Honestly, I catch myself doing this. It’s easy to get caught up in the photos of Instagram and wish my life looked like the patchwork quilt I’m scrolling...
How the TV became Social

How the TV became Social

With the passing of Billy Graham, I was reminded of his innovative use of the TV to broadcast the gospel. It’s estimated that Graham reached roughly 215 million people in live audiences and roughly 2.2 billions through TV with this message over the course of his...
Social Media + Ministry

Social Media + Ministry

Pastor, have you ever been asked to join a group of older gentlemen in your church for coffee at McDonalds on Thursday mornings at 6:30am? Ministry leaders, have you ever been asked to join your people regularly to just hangout and chat? Now, imagine that you told...