I had the pleasure of leading a workshop at Bradford Diocese today introducing the delights of social media to a group of clergy and lay people from the local area all keen to get their heads around new media. Bishop Nick Baines gave us a useful overview of how he uses social media and encouraged everyone to get involved with it.
One of the delegates, Mark Waddington, has written an excellent summary of what we discussed with some reflection on what it means for churches.
My presentation is here:
If this has whetted your appetite you might find these articles helpful:
My guide to Facebook for Churches
My guide to Twitter for Christians
How to build a following on Twitter
If you’re interested in the interface between faith and social media I can recommend following the Big Bible blog where I, among others, write regular articles.
As ever, please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you would like any support in this area, I’m happy to help.
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