The Create Podcast with Benj Lyon

The Create Podcast with Benj Lyon

By Benj Lyon
Audio recordings from Create Conference; a digital media and communications conference for anyone working alongside their local church and wants to learn more about how to effectively communicate their church's vision and mission to their local community.
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Using Facebook to communicate a gospel message to our community ft. Nona Jones
In this interview, Nona Jones (Head of Faith-Based Partnerships at Facebook) talks about how we should be engaging with our local communities more on facebook. We learn the difference between Facebook Pages and Facebook Groups and how to move beyond posting about events all the time to developing real, meaningful relationships with people. 
23:14
February 28, 2020
Using video and storytelling to share the gospel ft. Joseph the Dreamer
Video content is one of the most effective ways of communicating a message. It is becoming more and more popular and engagement rates with video content are far higher than other types of content. In this session Joseph the Dreamer shares his experience of producing video content for churches and Christian organisations, and tell us the 4 types of videos that your church should be producing right now. 
38:10
February 28, 2020
Creating visual, written & audio content with a gospel message ft. Paula Melissa
In this episode Paula Melissa, runner up blogger of the year at Premiere Digital, shares practical tips and advice on how our churches can start creating visual, written and audio content that carries a gospel message. 
43:07
February 27, 2020
Communicating the gospel through Social Media ft. Peter Murden & Finn Johnston
Social Media is, arguably, the biggest area that we should focus our church's attention on in 2020. The majority of the world is on social media and we have an incredible opportunity to be sharing the gospel in this space. Peter & Finn, from Digital Church Toolkit, share some practical tips on how we can use social media more effectively. They show us which channels we should utilise, based on the size of our church, and help us with some practical next steps. 
34:06
February 27, 2020
Creating a strategy for communicating the gospel across your church's digital platforms ft. Ben Elliott
Have you ever wanted to help your church reach more people online, but had no idea where to start?! You need a comms strategy! Ben Elliott shares how you can get started with a strategy and gives real life examples from his own church of how you can ensure consistency across platforms.
39:44
February 27, 2020
So Everyone Can Hear ft. Mark Crosby
Mark shares some key thoughts and principles from his book, 'So Everyone Can Hear', about how our churches can most effectively communicate a clear gospel message in a world that's full of noise and distractions. He shares examples of how churches have successfully used digital communications to reach people with the message of Jesus and shows us some practical tips on how we can all do this more effectively. 
44:21
February 26, 2020
A Gospel for Today
Mark 16:15 tells us to "Go into all the world. Go everywhere and announce the message of God’s good news to one and all". If there was ever a time where the world needs some good news, it's now! In a time where people are facing loneliness, mental health issues, debt, isolation, identity crisis and political instability, the church is uniquely positioned to provide an answer to those problems. What is the good news? The gospel! Jesus calls us to broadcast the gospel message far and wide and as those gifted with creative skills and talents, we can help our churches to use digital media & communications tools to do this.
16:21
February 26, 2020