One of the gifts of the last few months is a virtual “happy hour” with clergy friends who live a couple of states away. Normally I see them once a year. Now, thanks to Zoom, we spend time with each other every Monday afternoon. I treasure this every single week.
Welcome to “Two Minute Tuesday,” which ended up being three minutes. Oh well. Here’s a quick hit of audio magic about why you should not put all your eggs in the social media basket. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/gcigd4/Email.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Bud Pierce is the pastor of two churches in or near Independence, Virginia, tucked away in the mountains. I’ve never met Bud, but I am certain that if I ran into him anywhere in the world, I’d recognize him. Listen in and find out why. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/7ckuu3/bud_pierce_01bsiv7.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
If I were to guess, I’d say that Rev. Elle Dowd is an expression of the spiritual gift of apostleship. She was doing online ministry (before it was cool) years ago as a way of reaching out to the disaffected and traumatized. Her experience makes her the perfect guest for this podcast; I only hope…
Rev. Rosalind Hughes is clergy in the Episcopal Church, serving a parish near Lake Erie. She describes herself as a “non-techie,” but she exemplifies the spirit of this new era in which we are all called upon to learn new skills. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/icfabt/Rosalind_-_Stereo_Mix_019n8rf.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Some of these interviews are so good they bear repeating; this one definitely falls in that category. Rev. Dr. Laurence Hesser is the pastor of a mid-sized United Methodist church in rural Tennessee. His own quest to understand his congregation’s needs led him to quickly learn how to make quality video, and has seen his…
Relying on a Facebook-only strategy for streaming your worship services is risky. With all social media, you are not in control; a better way to go is outlined in my latest webinar. You can find it at https://lakelandsinstitute.com/social-webinar. I hope to see you there! https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/9q2645/Tuesday_10-208vfs7.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download