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Help your church share sermon highlights on social media

6 Oct

[This post is courtesy of Steve Kryger, posted on The Southern Cross on the  04th October 2012.]

Mars Hill Church are creating content highlights for Twitter and Facebook, to share key messages from the sermon. 

Here’s a snapshot of the Twitter highlights:

 Not only is this a way of communicating to people who weren’t able to attend, it’s a way of sharing gospel truth with our broader networks.

At Church by the Bridge we did something similar at Easter, to make it easy for people to promote our Easter services on Twitter and Facebook. I’ve seen other churches making use of social media in similar ways, for example, High Point Church creates content that can be reused, and and York St Anglican tweets sermon highlights with a special hashtag each weekend:

 There’s lots of other ways for churches to make use of social media. What’s your church doing?

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Living For God’s Glory

23 Sep

[This post is courtesy of Mark Driscoll, founding pastor of Mars Hill Church in Seattle posted on The Resurgence  07th September 2012.]

Christianity is more than a set of beliefs. Christianity is a lifestyle. Christianity is about the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus as historical realities (1 Cor. 15:1–11), but Christianity is also so much more. 

Jesus is more than a figure of history. Jesus is alive, and when we place our faith in him, our lives are forever changed (2 Cor. 5:17). We no longer live for ourselves, but for our risen Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

4 lessons from Jesus

In living for Jesus, we model his life. He lived for the glory of God and the good of others. From Luke 4:42–5:11 we learn four important lessons from Jesus’ life and ministry in how we should go about living our life for God’s glory and the good of others.

1. Pour yourself out in ministry. Continue reading