Social Media is having an impact even in the faith-based community. Check it out!
Digital technology and social media definitely enable churches to expand their reach far beyond the four walls of the sanctuary! Ministries have begun to get a firm grip on these new, exciting, web 2.0 technologies. Many churches are expanding their creative and strategic use of a wide variety of social media platforms to effectively share the Gospel of Jesus Christ!
A recent FACT study of 11,077 congregations by the Hartford Institute for Religious Research revealed 7 out of 10 U. S. congregations have websites. In addition, 4 in 10 had Facebook pages in 2010! The following are examples of how some congregations are creatively using the continually expanding array of social media tools to enhance their effectiveness:
- YesHeIs is using short documentary video to very creatively point people to Jesus.
- Churches are making it much easier for people to find them online by putting up their own website or Facebook page.
- Christ Fellowship Church in McKinney, Texas allows you to download their worship program by scanning a…
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