Creative Sheep Podcast
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On the Creative Sheep Podcast we talk to people who are good at what they do to inspire leaders to get better.
We create custom and pre-made creative media for churches and ministries. Communicating God's love through excellent content.
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#44: Jordan Wiseman- Social Media, Volunteers & Jesus
ABOUT JORDAN WISEMAN
Jordan Wiseman is the Marketing Coordinator for the YouVersion Bible app at Life.Church. He got his start in media & graphic design as a volunteer. He then joined the design team at Life.Church and is now part of the chart-topping YouVersion Bible app team.
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Leader Guide for YouVersion Volunteers
"When You Work for God but You Don't Know Him"
SOCIAL MEDIA, VOLUNTEERS & JESUS
How to Best Utilize Volunteers:
Screening and training social media volunteers: provide example materials (tweets, Facebook, Instagram, etc.) for volunteers to respond to as training.
Utilize community leaders- individuals responsible for on-boarding, training, and scheduling volunteers.
If someone can do 50% of what you can do, give that task away—delegate.
“Good leaders Let Go”
Holding on to things doesn't help them grow.
Be ok with letting things go.
“Control never brings growth.”
“You can have control or you can have growth; you can't have both.” -Andy Stanley
Using Social Media as a Way to Reach People:
Positive interactions with social media users can translate into positive interactions with God, the Church, or the Bible.
The experience people have with your team is a reflection of the Kingdom of God.
The objective is to respond and encourage people through social media platforms.
Make sure people can see the heart behind your church clearly through social media. They should see people engaging in the church.
Post things in which you don't get anything in return from your audience.
Example: post a verse, a story of life change, etc.
How to Start with Social Media:
Choose the platform that works best for your church audience.
Be authentic to your church and your audience.
Be who you are; don’t worry about being like a different church.
To reach youth, interview students to find out what social media platforms they're using to determine what platforms will work best for your church.
Knowing God as His children:
We are a part of God’s family first, not his employee. We don't find our identities in the work we do for God, but because we are His children.
“God didn't call us