7 Ways to Have Fruitful Conversations Online

7 Ways to Have Fruitful Conversations Online

Social media conversations or discussions in the comment section of a website can quickly devolve into an all-caps yelling match and pointless argument. Even followers of Christ can find themselves drawn into a virtual fight and using decidedly un-Christian language...
3 Ways to Freshen Up Your Church’s Website

3 Ways to Freshen Up Your Church’s Website

Hello everyone! This is Chris. Today I am hosting a guest blog post from Kylie Scruggs. Kyle is an intern at LifeWay and has an interest working in social media. She is super sharp and this blog post is evidence of that. I hope it is helpful for you. Today, it seems...
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...
#History: How the Hashtag Came to Be

#History: How the Hashtag Came to Be

Fifteen years ago if someone had said the word “hashtag,” they would be met with blank stares and asked if they were referring to fried breakfast potatoes. Today, hashtags are deeply ingrained into our popular culture. “They have helped shape elections,...
3 Simple Steps to Creating Blog Content Consistently

3 Simple Steps to Creating Blog Content Consistently

Last year, Marty Duren wrote a blog post explaining why blog consistency matters. He did a good job explaining it, and I thought it may help if we provided a post about how to actually maintain consistency on a blog. Now, I will be the first to confess: I struggle...
What Is Instagram TV and Should You Care About It?

What Is Instagram TV and Should You Care About It?

This week, Instagram launched a new platform called “Instagram TV” or “IGTV.” What Is Instagram TV? Here is a brief explainer from Later.com: IGTV is Instagram’s way of disrupting the traditional TV experience and updating it for a modern,...