How online content connects people to the local Church

People are attending Church less and less. Those are what the stats are saying. However, while they are not attending the physical church building less and less, they are still attending Church.  How is that possible? It’s through Online Church and thinking creatively and out of the box. You can use online capabilities today to help keep members of your Church connected even if they can’t physically able to.

How are they able to do that? That is why Tom has Sly King on the podcast today. Sly is in charge of Social Media and the Online Church at the Worship Center Christian Church and is actively looking to find creative ways to use online tools to help people hear about God and grow in their faith.

In this podcast, Tom and Sly

  • What Sly has been up to lately – teaching at That Church Conference
  • The value of online ministry
  • How online ministry connects people to the local Church
  • Different ways to utilized online content to help the local church

To connect with Sly, check him out on Twitter or email him.

Also, Join the Digital Bootcamp Facebook Group to learn how to be more effective using digital tools for your ministry join the group ASAP. This is for ALL Ministers, not just Church Communicators or Social Media Managers.

What do you think? How does your online content help connects people to your local church? Share your experiences below or on social media using #ymsidekick so we can all learn from each other.

To email Tom some ideas on future episodes email him here.

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Tom Pounder

A father of 4, Tom is the Online Campus Pastor as well as Social Media Director at New Life Christian Church in Chantilly, VA. He blogs, vlogs, periscopes and podcasts regularly about student and online ministry stuff. Check out his work at and on iTunes (search YMSidekick).

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