Should I friend my youth group students on social media?

From a Pew Internet focus group: Friending teachers and preachers Female (age 14): “I think I wouldn’t [become Facebook friends with my teachers]. Just because I’m such a different person online. I’m more free. And obviously, I care about certain things, but I’m going to post what I want. I wouldn’t necessarily post anything bad…… Continue reading Should I friend my youth group students on social media?

Dear Church, You Can’t Buy Followers

There are dozens of services online that let people buy followers. Prices start at about $15-$20 per thousand, with bulk orders costing less – 50,000 followers will typically run less than $500. Those followers, though, are often dummy accounts run by computers, some in a very obvious way, some in a more sophisticated fashion. —…… Continue reading Dear Church, You Can’t Buy Followers

5 things you don’t have to tell me in your bio

I look at every bio for each new follower on Twitter and friend request on Facebook. And let me tell you, there’s some pretty important stuff missing and some pretty unimportant stuff that is taking up space. Hint: Clean up your bio. People look at it. 5 Things you don’t have to tell me in…… Continue reading 5 things you don’t have to tell me in your bio