This episode features a conversation with Josh Burns with a bonus segment of my best tips for churches thinking about launching an Internet campus. Josh Burns, Director of Web and Social Media at Park Community Church (Chicago, IL), explains how he gets paid to do social media for a church, the philosophy of how his church uses social media as a means to connecting people into face-to-face relationships, and how to know if your church’s social media strategy is effective.
- Texting – A Churchly Activity (network.crcna.org 2/4/2012)
- Church Spotlight: Park Community Church (Collide Magazine 11/23/2009)
- Churches connect with parishioners online: Twitter and Facebook help with marketing and communication (Chicago Tribune 10/30/2009)
- Churches ask members to turn their mobile phone on during church (The Christian Post 6/18/09)
Getting Started: Josh Burns (ChurchMarketingSucks.com 10/15/2012) – about working in church communications