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Dec 20, 2018

In this episode, we’re joined by the Director for Digital Strategy and User Experience (UX) of Moody Radio. Nils and Nick discuss with Yvonne the unique work she is doing at Moody Radio and more strategies as they look into what lies ahead in the digital world.

 

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Show Notes:

Moody Radio

Moody Bible Institute

Yvonne Carlson LinkedIn

Yvonne Carlson Facebook

Yvonne Carlson Twiiter

Yvonne Carlson Instagram

Fellowship of European Broadcasters

Dec 6, 2018

In this episode, we’re joined by the “vlogging pastor” of Passion Creek Church, Arizona, Trey Van Camp. Nils and Trey talk about Trey’s humble beginnings, the creative process he takes for his vlogs, and more about the “Vlog Your Ministry” course he is launching especially for pastors–plus a FREE video training announcement at the end of the podcast!

 

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Show Notes:

 

Vlog Your Ministry

Vlog Your Ministry Cohort

Trey Van Camp Website

Trey Van Camp YouTube

Trey Van Camp Facebook

Trey Van Camp Twitter

Trey Van Camp Instagram

Trey Free Video Training

Nov 22, 2018

In this episode, we’re joined by long time friend of the SMC Podcast and the Online Pastor of Saddleback Church, Jay Kranda. Jay and Nils discuss online church communities, the Churchome Global app, and the opportunities and challenges that come along with these.

 

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Show Notes:

 

Jay Kranda Website

Jay Kranda Facebook

Jay Kranda Twitter

Jay Kranda Instagram

Jay Kranda YouTube

Churchome Global

Nov 14, 2018

In this episode, we’re joined by a long-time online friend and the new Online Campus Pastor of CCV SoCal, Aaron Magnuson. Aaron shares with us the ministry opportunities made available through social media and technology, and his plans to maximize these resources in his new role.

 

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Show Notes:

 

Aaron Magnuson Facebook

Aaron Magnuson Twitter

Aaron Magnuson Instagram

Aaron Magnuson YouTube

CCV SoCal

Nov 6, 2018

In this episode, we’re once again joined by my good friend, media producer, consultant and author, Phil Cooke.  Phil shares with us significant steps that are key to getting the most out of creativity and has a special surprise announcement toward the end of the episode.

 

You can also check out Podcast 246 Leading Creatives with Phil Cooke: http://www.socialmedia.church/podcast/leading-creatives-with-phil-cooke-podcast-246

 

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Show Notes:

 

Phil Cooke

Phil Cooke Facebook

Phil Cooke Twitter

Cooke Pictures

Unique Creative Planner

Daily Rituals: How Artists Work by Mason Currey

Think Like an Artist: and Lead a More Creative, Productive Life by Will Gompertz

Oct 31, 2018

In this episode, Nick Runyon and Nils Smith talk about three of the biggest leaders in the technology space todayFacebook, Google and Apple, and look into whether they are “friends” or “enemies” of the church, and more about what roles they play for churches to thrive.

 

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Show Notes:

Podcast 248: Building Faith-Based Communities through Facebook Groups with Nona Jones & Bishop Walker

Facebook

Google

Apple

Oct 9, 2018

In this episode, analytics consultant and creator of Viz.Bible Robert Rouse joins Nick Runyon as they talk about how the concepts of data visualization and business intelligence play huge roles in churches and ministries today.

 

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Show Notes:

 

Robert Rouse Twitter

Viz.Bible

Viz.Bible Facebook

Faith Leads Tech Conference 2018

Oct 3, 2018

In this episode, innovation marketing consultant James Poulter joins Nils Smith as they take the discussion of Alexa further into the roles, opportunities and challenges posed by artificial intelligence in churches and ministries.  

 

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Show Notes:

 

Alexa

Amazon Alexa

James Poulter

James Poulter YouTube

James Poulter Instagram

James Poulter Facebook

James Poulter Twitter

James Poulter Linkedin

The Church of England Digital Labs

Lego Duplo

Sep 25, 2018

In this episode, Kenny Jahng joins Nils Smith and shares his takeaways from the recent Grow with Video Live Conference with our friend Sean Cannell in Las Vegas.  Learn about the value of video and why investing in it matters significantly in the growth of ministries.

 

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Show Notes:

 

Kenny Jahng

Kenny Jahng Twitter

Kenny Jahng Facebook

Kenny Jahng YouTube

Sean Cannell

Sean Cannell Twitter

Sean Cannell Facebook

Sean Cannell YouTube

Justin Khoe

Justin Khoe YouTube

Sep 5, 2018

In this episode, Social Media Church legends DJ Chuang and Kenny Jahng join Nils Smith as they revisit what online churches were five years ago, and what they are today. Learn about the significant trends, changes and challenges in the world of online churches, and how they are valuable to you and your ministry as well.

 

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Show Notes:

DJ Chuang

DJ Chuang Twitter

DJ Chuang Facebook

Kenny Jahng

Kenny Jahng Twitter

Kenny Jahng Facebook

Church Online Platform

TV App

Aug 14, 2018

In continuation to the podcast on Learning from Facebook, Nick Runyon shares the remaining ten out of the 20 learnings he gained from his recent visits to Facebook’s California and Texas offices. Learn more about how these insights can help you and your ministry thrive.

 

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Show Notes:

Learning from Facebook Part 1

Building Faith-Based Communities through Facebook Groups with Nona Jones and Bishop Joseph Walker

Aug 7, 2018

Join Nick Runyon as he shares the first ten out of the 20 learnings he gained from his recent visits to Facebook’s  California and Texas offices. Learn what these insights mean especially for you and your ministry.

 

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Show Notes:

 

Building Faith-Based Communities through Facebook Groups with Nona Jones and Bishop Joseph Walker

Jul 3, 2018

While Facebook continues to grow globally, younger generations are spending more time on other platforms. Join Nils and Nick in this podcast as they share opinions, trends and tips on how social media can be utilized, especially by ministries, for the coming generations.

 

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Teens, Social Media and Technology by Pew Internet

Jun 22, 2018

Instagram has made some noise this week with its unexpected launch of IG TV. Join Nils and Nick in this podcast as they talk about what opportunities IG TV provides churches with and where this might lead us.

 

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Show Notes:

 

Instagram App

Instagram TV Launch

Jun 12, 2018

For Autumn Miles, social media is home. In this episode of the podcast, Nils and Nick are joined by Autumn Miles in a conversation about how social media can be used as an avenue to reach people for Christ and meet the needs of those who need Him most.

 

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Show Notes:

 

Autumn Miles Website

Autumn Miles Facebook

Autumn Miles YouTube

Autumn Miles Instagram

Jun 6, 2018

Being in this world, but not of it this is what well known Hollywood actor Stephen Baldwin is driven towards. Listen to Nils Smith and Nick Runyon as they talk with Stephen about how he presses forward in his 10-year ministry, charity and other Christ-centered initiatives with boldness.


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Show Notes:

Stephen Baldwin

@StephenBaldwin7

@stephenbaldwin7

Heaven How I Got Here, A Night With the Thief on the Cross

May 29, 2018

In this episode of the podcast, Nils and Nick are joined by Nona Jones of Facebook’s faith-based projects and Bishop Joseph Walker of Mt. Zion Church in Nashville. Listen as they talk about an exciting project they are launching in making technology and faith communities work together towards building the Kingdom.

 

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Show Notes:

 

Nona Jones Facebook

Nona Jones Linkedin

Open Door Ministries Facebook

Bishop Joseph Walker

Mt. Zion Nashville Website

Mt. Zion Nashville Facebook

Mt. Zion Baptist Church App

May 23, 2018

The recently-concluded F8 Conference has given us a look into Facebook’s incredible innovation, improvement and features to look forward to. In this podcast, Nils Smith and Nick Runyon, together with guests Justin Dean, Holly Tate, Kenny Jahng and more talk about the future of Facebook for ministries and churches amidst these changes.

 

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Apr 3, 2018

Phil Cooke, co-author of “The Way Back: How Christians Blew Our Credibility and How We Get It Back”, joins Nils, Nick, and Chad in a conversation about his newly launched book and shares some tips for creatives and Christians as they engage on social media.

 

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Show Notes:

Phil Cooke

Phil Cooke Twitter

Phil Cooke Facebook

Phil Cooke Instagram

Phil Cooke LinkedIn

Phil Cooke YouTube

Phil Cooke Vimeo

Mar 27, 2018

From creating a website that featured local photography in a small town in North Carolina to now being a top innovator in social media and digital marketing, Casey Helmic reveals the ‘most important-least important’ principles and practices in social media and talks about how they can be valuable to your organization today.

 

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Show Notes:

Squarespace

Casey Helmick Facebook

Casey Helmick Twitter

Casey Helmick Instagram

Casey Helmick Linkedin

Casey Helmick Website

Mar 22, 2018

We have 168 hours each week with an average of one hour spent at a church service on Sunday, but how do we seize the remaining 167 hours for our churches to make a greater impact? In this podcast, Brady Shearer, creator of Pro Church Tools and Nucleus, joins us in an in-depth conversation about the practicality and power of mobile apps and church websites today.

 

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Show Notes:

Brady Shearer

Nucleus Websites

Pro Church Tools Website

@BradyShearer

@NucleusWebsites

@Storytape

Pro Church YouTube

Mar 13, 2018

Katie Allred shares the story of how she started the Church Communications facebook group and how she gained nearly 16,000 members just two years into it. Nils Smith and Nick Runyon also take the opportunity to discuss how Facebook groups provide a great opportunity for every church.

 

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Show Notes:

@katiejallred

Church Communications

 

Feb 20, 2018

D.J. Soto, founder, and pastor of Virtual Reality Church shares with us his story on how the first VR Church came to life. Nils Smith and Nick Runyon also discuss some of the most controversial questions about the future of the church in a virtual reality world.

 

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Show Notes:

@djsoto

Virtual Reality Church

Virtual Reality

Oculus Rift

HTC Vive

Mark Zuckerberg

Tim Lucas

Liquid Church

@bobbygwald

Life Church

Wired - VR Church

NBC Network

Samsung Gear VR

Discord

Sansar

BlenderVR

 

Feb 8, 2018

Vine gained so much popularity during its first release in 2013. The sensational app garnered over 200 million active users, yet, it was discontinued by 2016. In December 2017, Dom Hofmann, co-founder of the original app, has announced its comeback with him working on Vine’s successor.  

 

In this episode, Nils and Nick talk about the possible opportunities the upcoming app can bring and how churches can prepare for its launch.

 

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Show Notes:

Vine

@FinalCutKing

@LoganPaul

Feb 8, 2018

Churches are missing so many data points and opportunities to use this data to better impact their local communities. This data can be the key to revealing unseen issues, giving a more realistic picture of the needs of your church community.

In this episode of the podcast, Nick Runyon interviews Matt Engle from Gloo sharing the benefits of a systematized process around data in both organizational and church settings.

 

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Show Notes:

Matthew Engel

Leadership Network

Gloo

Net Promoter Score

https://blog.gloo.us/big-data-for-churches-introduction

https://www.gloo.us/church  

https://www.philanthropy.com/interactives/how-america-gives#search

http://www.census.gov/

http://www.dataplace.org/

http://www.city-data.com/

http://www.epodunk.com/

http://www.esri.com/data/esri_data/ziptapestry

 

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