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-Facebook as an Outreach Tool

Posted by | February 26, 2010 .

(Facebook logo by imjustcreative via Flickr) There are over 350 million folks on Facebook and it is still growing exponentially. It has incredible potential as a vehicle for outreach. Here’s an excellent article from Digital Evangelism Issues on using Facebook in ministry. It addresses various current issues and has links to helpful training: “Facebook outreach […]

-Podcasting and Audio Sermons -Differences?

Posted by | February 21, 2010 .

(Image via Wikipedia) I’ve been reading up on podcasting lately since I am exploring an idea along with a friend of mine for starting a new Bible Q & A/apologetics podcasting program. For a long time I didn’t really know the differences between audio sermons or audio teaching and podcasting. They seemed the same to […]

-Some Helpful Internet Stats for the Year 2009

Posted by | February 15, 2010 .

Image via Wikipedia Wow! 350 million people now on Facebook.  I had no idea–unbelievable! Here’s a link to a bunch of different Internet stats collected for the year 2009. The following I have lifted out as potentially important for evaluation in Internet ministry: Websites * 234 million – The number of websites as of December […]

-Podcasting Options for WordPress

Posted by | February 9, 2010 .

Vin Thomas at Church Crunch evaluates 3 podcasting options for ministries using the WordPress platform in the following post: “3 Ministry Podcasting Options with WordPress” He looks at and rates the PowerPress and Sermon Browser plugins and then presents a ‘no’ plugin WordPress option. Also deems the PodPress plugin as dated. Some good info here […]

-Statistics You Can Use in Internet Ministry

Posted by | February 4, 2010 .

(The ipod family  via Wikipedia) Here’s a statistical reference I found on Church Forward blog: 76% of Americans drive to work alone.  Only 10% carpool, and 5% use public transportation, while 3% percent walk to work. On average, Americans spend 25 minutes commuting each way. Statistics can actually a gold mine for planning outreach ministries. […]