Seven Tips for Pastors on Facebook

Episode #439
June 8, 2018
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Podcast Episode #439

Social media can be tricky for pastors and church staff. Who to connect with? Who to ignore? It’s not easy, so today we provide seven tips for navigating Facebook.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • Facebook can be dangerous territory for pastors if they aren’t careful.
  • It’s not wise for pastors to get into online quarrels with church members on Facebook.
  • Remember, the world is watching how we interact online.
  • Social media has almost gotten to the point where we expect critics about almost everything posted.

The seven Facebook tips we discuss today are:

  1. One perspective: keep it limited
  2. Another perspective: say yes to as many church members as possible
  3. The person not on Facebook may seem irrelevant
  4. The risk of posting
  5. The risk of others posting on your personal page
  6. Consider the fan page
  7. Show your humanity without showing too much

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