The Seminary of Hard Knocks Podcast
Every week my co-host Meagan Ranson and I talk with church communicators in the trenches who share their hacks, perspectives, and experiences with us.
Seth and Meagan share some of the big takeaways and highlights from The InstaSummit that just happened last week. This summit was all about helping churches master Instagram and understand the platform.
First impressions expert Greg Atkinson stops by to give us some of his thoughts and wisdom about online first impressions and what to ask before you reopen your church building!
On this episode, Meagan and Seth talk about TikTok, the state of social media, and 5 types of engaging Instagram posts that connect during a time of quarantine.
Should pastors try to do the same thing online that they would in an in-person service? Carl Barnhill of Twelve-Thirty Media specializes in making Sunday happen for churches. But now, that looks really different.
While quarantined, Seth and Meagan try to help church leaders and communicators figure out how to train and resource staff for online ministry.
Leaders are learners, I always say (and so do lots of people smarter than me). These are a few things that you can always be working on when you don’t have anything in particular you’re learning at the moment!
What if there were a way to reach people online in a real way? If you are church planting in 2020, thinking about digital church is a much bigger deal. Join me as I talk to Jeff Reed from Stadia Church Planting!
These are some of the plugins we love that help take care of some basic functions for your website and require no CSS or HTML experience.
Wes Gay says we should pay attention to what major brands are doing on social media, not what major churches are doing.
Phil Bowdle says that Attendance, Engagement, and Attention have all changed and the church has to make a shift. Find out more in this episode!
Every church communicator faces three obstacles to doing their job and Ryan Wakefield stops by to talk us through solutions for them.
Rob Laughter joins us to talk about how you can start a high-quality photography team at your church so you can capture the visual story and get great photos!
What project management software are you using for church communications or creative tasks? These four always seem to rise to the top.
We’re breaking down some of the tools of the trade that we’re using or have recently discovered that help church communicators save time and get more done.