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Social Media Church Podcast

Social Media Church is a podcast for conversations with church leaders about social media, website strategy, and online trends.
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Sep 8, 2020

The Social Media Church Podcast is celebrating its 300th episode with special guest speakers from Transformation Church—one of the trailblazers of online church ministry globally. Join Nils Smith, Aaron Magnuson, and online pastors Julia and Demario Tucker in a conversation around the milestones of Transformation Church, and how they reached a global audience by utilizing technology, tithing, redefining church cultures, and shifting their perspective and leadership through the years. This and more on this new SMC podcast. 

 

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Show Notes:

Nils Smith 

Nils Smith Facebook

Nils Smith Twitter 

Nils Smith Instagram 

Nils Smith Linkedin 

 

Aaron Magnuson Facebook

Aaron Magnuson Twitter

Aaron Magnuson Instagram

Aaron Magnuson Linkedin

 

Transformation Church

Transformation Church Facebook

Transformation Church Twitter

Transformation Church Instagram

Transformation Church YouTube

Aug 18, 2020

In this podcast, Executive Pastor of Crossover Church Christopher Harris, joins Nils Smith in a conversation around integrating social media in churches from pre-COVID to today and engaging in social discussions in a healthy way. Listen to this podcast and learn how pastors, church and ministry leaders can prepare in this new normal. These and more on this new SMC podcast. 

 

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Show Notes:

Nils Smith 

Nils Smith Facebook

Nils Smith Twitter 

Nils Smith Instagram 

Nils Smith Linkedin 

 

Christopher Harris

Christopher Harris Facebook

Christopher Harris Twitter

Christopher Harris Instagram

 

Crossover Church

Love Our City

Diverse Jobs

Aug 12, 2020

In this podcast, Marketing Specialist Natchi Lazarus joins Nils Smith in a conversation around social media and digital strategies to reach people globally and impact the lives of those they are called to serve. Listen to this podcast and learn how to grow as a body of Christ in the new normal, and connect to different cultures and nationalities through social media innovation. This and more on this new SMC podcast. 

 

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Show Notes:

Nils Smith 

Nils Smith Facebook

Nils Smith Twitter 

Nils Smith Instagram 

Nils Smith Linkedin 

 

Natchi Lazarus

Natchi Lazarus Facebook

Natchi Lazarus Twitter

Natchi Lazarus Instagram

Natchi Lazarus YouTube

 

WhatsApp Business

Jul 30, 2020

In this podcast, Founding and Lead Pastor of Transformation Church in South Carolina, Dr. Derwin Gray joins Nils Smith and Aaron Magnuson in a conversation around their church history, the impact of leveraging technology to share the gospel, and the importance of addressing racism as a leader. Listen to this podcast and learn insights on living a good life and finding happiness in something deeper. These topics and more on this new SMC podcast. 

 

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Show Notes:

Nils Smith 

Nils Smith Facebook

Nils Smith Twitter 

Nils Smith Instagram 

Nils Smith Linkedin 

 

Aaron Magnuson Facebook

Aaron Magnuson Twitter

Aaron Magnuson Instagram

Aaron Magnuson Linkedin

 

Derwin Gray

Marinate On That Podcast

Derwin Gray Contact

Derwin Gray Facebook

Derwin Gray Twitter

Derwin Gray Instagram

 

Transformation Church

The Good Life Book

Jul 21, 2020

In this podcast, National Director for Social Media at Teach for America, Charissa Carnall joins Nils Smith in a conversation around social listening and how churches should be navigating around it in this unique time that we’re in. Listen to this podcast and learn practical tools the church can use and what they should be listening for. These and more on this new SMC podcast. 

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Show Notes:

Nils Smith 

Nils Smith Facebook

Nils Smith Twitter 

Nils Smith Instagram 

Nils Smith Linkedin 

 

Charissa Carnall 

Charissa Carnall Email Address

Charissa Carnall Facebook 

Charissa Carnall Twitter 

Charissa Carnall Instagram  

Charissa Carnall LinkedIn  

Teach for America

Jul 13, 2020

In this podcast, Vice President of Business Development at Vanderbloemen, Holly Tate joins Nils Smith to talk about how email should better fit into the communication strategy of churches and email alignment to social media.  Listen to this podcast to learn more about some of the general best practices in email communication for churches. These and more on this new SMC podcast. 

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Show Notes:

Nils Smith 

Nils Smith Facebook

Nils Smith Twitter 

Nils Smith Instagram 

Nils Smith Linkedin 

 

Holly Tate

Holly Tate Email Address

Holly Tate Facebook 

Holly Tate Twitter 

Holly Tate Instagram  

Holly Tate LinkedIn  

Vanderbloemen

Jun 16, 2020

In this podcast, Nils Smith and Aaron Magnuson dive into the best practices for organizations and churches on Instagram, maximizing its features and functions, and the great opportunities to intentionally reach the target audience through this platform. These and more on this episode.

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Show Notes:

Nils Smith 

Nils Smith Facebook

Nils Smith Twitter 

Nils Smith Instagram 

Nils Smith Linkedin 

 

Aaron Magnuson Facebook 

Aaron Magnuson Twitter 

Aaron Magnuson Instagram  

Aaron Magnuson LinkedIn  

May 7, 2020

In this podcast, Nils Smith and Aaron Magnuson talk about post-easter, how people have been adapting to church through online experiences, and how these recent happenings impact churches in prioritizing their online ministry in the future.

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Apr 9, 2020

In this podcast, L.Michelle Salvant joins Nils Smith to talk about her journey into digital ministry– from getting into platforms, embracing engagement opportunities, learning lessons from ministry failures, and more -for church and ministry leaders to effectively create impact in the Kingdom of God. 

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Mar 27, 2020

In this podcast, Nils Smith and Aaron Magnuson respond to Church Communications’ recent podcast on the Top 10 Unwritten Rules for Social Media with Kenny Jahng and Seth Muse. Nils and Aaron go into detail about what these unwritten rules are, to what extent they agree or disagree with them, and why. 

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Mar 6, 2020

In this podcast, Nils Smith and Aaron Magnuson talk about dealing with haters, bashers, and critics on social media. Listen as they share their thoughts on the importance of addressing negative comments, handling controversial issues, and creating general rules for your church’s social media engagement. 

 

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Feb 26, 2020

In this podcast, Nils Smith and Nick Runyon talk about the pros and cons of being real and authentic on social media as well as the great things that Nick learned from the SMC Podcast on his final episode as co-host. Listen as they share their thoughts on how ministry leaders can draw the line between privacy and transparency in the age of social media, and their predictions for technology this 2020. 

 

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Feb 1, 2020

In this podcast, Nils Smith and Aaron Magnuson talk about crowdsourcing and repurposing content for your church’s social media platforms. Listen as they share their thoughts on how the church community and other groups of internet users can help share meaningful content from your organization online.

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Jan 22, 2020

In this podcast, Nils Smith and Aaron Magnuson delve into the importance of real-time church updates to increase engagement on social media and connect with the audience in a more personal way. Listen as they share their thoughts on the advantages of going live, highlighting events, and sharing impactful church moments. 

 

This and more on the SMC podcast.

 

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Dec 29, 2019

In this podcast, Nils Smith and Aaron Magnuson talk about the future of Instagram and how churches can maximize this platform for church growth in 2020. Listen as they share their thoughts on the most effective Instagram features to utilize for your church. This and more on this SMC podcast.

Learn more about Social Media Church, visit www.socialmedia.church

Dec 17, 2019

In this podcast, Nils Smith and Mark Venti talk about leveraging technology to help connect people and build healthy church relationships. Listen as they share their thoughts on the Churchome Global app, a mobile technology where people can watch church services together and get connected with groups based on their location. This and more on this SMC podcast.

 

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Dec 4, 2019

In this podcast, Nils Smith and Aaron Magnuson talk about Kanye West’s newest album “Jesus is King,” and his Sunday Services. Listen as Nils and Aaron share their thoughts on what churches can learn from the virality of his latest artistic project that has gained various opinions on social media. This and more on this SMC podcast.

 

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Nov 27, 2019

In this podcast, Nils Smith and Casey Fulgenzi talk about connecting churches and ministries with creative and faith-based freelancers through a project called ChurchLancer. With the rising demand for workers specializing in graphic design and content, do churches need to outsource to a larger agency? Listen as they share their thoughts on outsourcing freelancers, podcasting and developing websites. These and more on this SMC podcast. 

 

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Nov 14, 2019

In this podcast, Nils Smith and Justin Dean talk about this extraordinarily popular video app called TikTok, where users can shoot, edit, and share 15-second videos filled with filters, music, special effects, animation, and a lot more. With millions of followers that are mostly teens, is TikTok more than just a fun social app for a particular audience? Listen as they share their thoughts on how church leaders can reach young people through this new platform. These and more on this SMC podcast. 

 

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Oct 8, 2019

In this throwback podcast episode, Nils Smith and Gary Vaynerchuk talk about social media and the church. While this may be a past episode, we’ve come to realize how relevant this is and how the forward-thinking Gary Vaynerchuk is still spot on on some of the things the church can do to be more accessible, not only in the age of new technology, but in having the skills to provide content people are interested in. Listen to this episode to learn more about it.

 

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Sep 12, 2019

In this podcast, Nils Smith and Jeff Reed talk about online church and how relying on technological advancements can help churches connect, share, and reach more people. Listen to this podcast to learn more about online church, how it can change the way we share about faith, and how important it is for churches, big or small, to adapt to this. 

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Aug 22, 2019

In this podcast, Nils Smith and Nick Runyon talk about one of the most controversial things Facebook has recently started on: its very own cryptocurrency, Libra. With Facebook’s mission to bring the world closer together, is Libra one of its ways to create meaningful connections to its end users? Listen as Nick and Nils share their thoughts on how this could be a game-changer for churches, and how this could make an impact in the global economy. These and more on this SMC podcast. 

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Jul 2, 2019

In this podcast, one of our favorite guests, Kenny Jahng, joins host Nils Smith to delve into how pastors can take advantage of LinkedIn’s renaissance. Over the years, LinkedIn has evolved with features that can help nonprofit leaders and pastors alike connect and communicate with their congregation in ways other social media platforms cannot. Listen as they talk about this and more. 

 

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Show Notes:

Kenny Jahng: https://www.kennyjahng.com/

Kenny Jahng Twitter: https://twitter.com/kennyjahng

Kenny Jahng LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kennyjahng/

Nils Smith: http://nilssmith.com/ 

Nils Smith LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nilssmith/

May 14, 2019

In this podcast, Samford University’s Social Media Manager, Charissa Carnall, joins host Nils Smith and shares her journey as one of the early adopters of social media. Having worked as Global Community Management Lead at Western Union, a Fortune 500 company, she recalls the struggles of introducing social media, and learning the importance of branding, authenticity, and being relational on different platforms in the process. Charissa and Nils also discuss valuable insights and strategies for ministry leaders today.

 

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Show Notes:

Charissa Carnall

Charissa Carnall Twitter

Charissa Carnall LinkedIn

Nils Smith

Apr 8, 2019

In this episode, Nils Smith and Nick Runyon are together to talk about one of the most confusing, overwhelming, yet exciting topics today–cryptocurrency. Nils and Nick address questions about why blockchain technology should matter to nonprofit organizations, especially churches, and share its advantages and disadvantages to a church’s  mission, and more.

 

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Show Notes:

Crypto for Good in Amazon

Engiven

Nick Runyon

Nils Smith

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