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Interesting piece on social media usage.
PRRI’s millennial survey reveals that Facebook, somewhat unsurprisingly, is the social media platform used most by millennials. Nearly seven in ten (69 percent) millennials say they are on Facebook at least a few times a week, and most (63 percent) are also on YouTube and Vine every week. Regular use of other social media platforms is more spotty: only three in ten (30 percent) say they use Instagram at least weekly; two in ten (20 percent) report using Twitter a few times a week or more; and just 10 percent say they use Tumblr that frequently.
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Social media is ever-changing, and churches need to be aware of the way they are perceived online. I oversee our branding here at Vanderbloemen, and I spend a lot of time on social media interacting with our clients and candidates.
Before the days of websites and social media, your church’s first impression was a new visitor walking through the front entrance. Today, your church’s first impression is a new visitor to your website, twitter, or Facebook page. What message is your church sending?
This is a long, but worthy, read.
A couple of weeks ago the SCOTUS handed down the Obergefell ruling that made gay marriage the law of the land and the universe was engulfed in a sea of rainbow-colored joy. Or anger. Or grief. Or ecstasy. Honestly, there were about as many reactions as there were colors in the dang rainbow. In any case, a swarm of articles on the subject have gone up, both by non-Christians and Christians of all persuasions. Articles full of arguments, historical narratives, questions, answers to questions, cartoons, and God knows what else.