|Reyes-Chow (M.Div. '95) publishes social media guide for churches|
For anyone who has wondered if and how social media can benefit the church, Presbyterian pastor and social media proponent Rev. Bruce Reyes-Chow provides answers in his latest book The Definitive-ish Guide for Using Social Media in the Church.
Reyes-Chow, who earned his Master of Divinity from San Francisco Theological Seminary in 1995, deftly weaves practical how-to tips with a convincing rationale for why social media matters for the church. Social media novices will find an accessible introduction and ideas for getting started while more experienced users will discover new ways to use social media in congregations.
Readers will learn from Reyes-Chow’s experiences managing information overload and navigating social media issues during a pastoral transition. This is a book to pick up for both practical purposes and insightful and inspiring commentary on the ways social media is changing our culture and the church. Learn how social media allows Christians to be in the world in new, powerful and God-honoring ways.
The Definitive-ish Guide for Using Social Media in the Church can be read on any e-reader, tablet, smartphone or computer and is available on Amazon.com, BN.com and iBooks. For more information about the book, visit www.shookfoilbooks.com. Fully utilizing the eBook medium, this book will be updated regularly, so you can have the confidence that when you buy it you are getting up-to-date information.
“A compendium of everything, every term, and almost every insight anyone could ever need or want for effectively integrating social media with God's business in His Church, Definitive-ish is also conversational, personal and pure pleasure to read,” said Phyllis Tickle, author of The Great Emergence: How Christianity Is Changing and Why and Emergence Christianity: What It Is, Where It Is Going, and Why It Matters.
The book includes a glossary, a chapter entitled Spirituality of Social Media and a chapter explaining all social media platforms. The book will appeal to theologians looking for spiritual meaning in social media, and church leaders who want to communicate creatively and efficiently with church members who desire new and exciting forms of engagement with their church.
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