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As a Church, the Body of Christ, we are all called to fulfill the Great Commission given to us by Jesus in this digital era. In order to do that effectively in today's social-media-dominated world, it is important for us to equip ourselves with the knowledge, skill, and understanding of how this online ecosystem works. In The Connected Church Podcast, along with his expert guests, Natchi Lazarus covers practical and strategic topics that will equip the Church for this digital and social media age. Natchi has years of experience working with nonprofits, churches, ministries, Christian faith-based businesses, and entrepreneurs. In this podcast, he not only uses his experience and expertise from his work to derive solutions to complex digital media challenges that ministries face but as an experienced educator, he also breaks down complex technical topics to simple, doable actionable tasks. Discover why top global nonprofits, churches, and faith-based ventures seek Natchi's help to implement social media ministry strategies for their online and digital media programs.

As a Church, the Body of Christ, we are all called to fulfill the Great Commission given to us by Jesus in this digital era. In order to do that effectively in today's social-media-dominated world, it is important for us to equip ourselves with the knowledge, skill, and understanding of how this online ecosystem works. In The Connected Church Podcast, along with his expert guests, Natchi Lazarus covers practical and strategic topics that will equip the Church for this digital and social media age. Natchi has years of experience working with nonprofits, churches, ministries, Christian faith-based businesses, and entrepreneurs. In this podcast, he not only uses his experience and expertise from his work to derive solutions to complex digital media challenges that ministries face but as an experienced educator, he also breaks down complex technical topics to simple, doable actionable tasks. Discover why top global nonprofits, churches, and faith-based ventures seek Natchi's help to implement social media ministry strategies for their online and digital media programs.
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As a Church, the Body of Christ, we are all called to fulfill the Great Commission given to us by Jesus in this digital era. In order to do that effectively in today's social-media-dominated world, it is important for us to equip ourselves with the knowledge, skill, and understanding of how this online ecosystem works. In The Connected Church Podcast, along with his expert guests, Natchi Lazarus covers practical and strategic topics that will equip the Church for this digital and social media age. Natchi has years of experience working with nonprofits, churches, ministries, Christian faith-based businesses, and entrepreneurs. In this podcast, he not only uses his experience and expertise from his work to derive solutions to complex digital media challenges that ministries face but as an experienced educator, he also breaks down complex technical topics to simple, doable actionable tasks. Discover why top global nonprofits, churches, and faith-based ventures seek Natchi's help to implement social media ministry strategies for their online and digital media programs.

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English


Episodes

[News] Week 3, Nov 19 - Top 5 Weekly Digital & Social Media News

11/16/2019
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Weekly News for Nonprofits, Churches, Ministries and Faith-based Social Ventures. For detailed notes, source links and the transcripts visit: https://www.natchilazarus.com/news News 1 - WhatsApp launches catalogue feature inside its business app. News 2 - Twitter is rolling out a new Topics follow feature. News 3 - FTC publishes Disclosure 101 guidelines for social media influencers. News 4 - Facebook as a company gets a new distinctive branding. News 5 - Google launches Pigeon, a new...

Duration:00:06:18

[News] Week 2, Nov 19 - Top 5 Weekly Digital & Social Media News

11/9/2019
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Weekly News for Nonprofits, Churches, Ministries and Faith-based Social Ventures. For detailed notes, source links and the transcripts visit: https://www.natchilazarus.com/news News 1 - Twitter stops all political advertising on its platform globally. News 2 - Google acquires Fitbit, the fitness smartwatch maker. News 3 - Spotify releases a new standalone app for kids. News 4 - Pinterest gives its mobile apps a fresh new look. News 5 - Instagram shares official step-by-step guide to...

Duration:00:06:36

[News] Week 1, Nov 19 - Top 5 Weekly Digital & Social Media News

11/2/2019
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Weekly News for Nonprofits, Churches, Ministries and Faith-based Social Ventures. For detailed notes, source links and the transcripts visit: https://www.natchilazarus.com/news News 1 - US Senators have called for an investigation into TikTok. News 2 - Instagram is testing ‘Follower Grouping’ feature. News 3 - Selling fake followers is not just bad practice, it is illegal. News 4 - Apple TV app is now available on Amazon Fire TV Sticks. News 5 - Facebook releases Preventive Health...

Duration:00:06:55

[News] Week 4, Oct 19 - Top 5 Weekly Digital & Social Media News

10/26/2019
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Weekly News for Nonprofits, Churches, Ministries and Faith-based Social Ventures. For detailed notes, source links and the transcripts visit: https://www.natchilazarus.com/news News 1 - First commercial drone delivery service by Wing, a Google company. News 2 - Snapchat launches Dynamic Ads option. News 3 - LinkedIn is testing a new multiple-message management feature. News 4 - Google Maps now lets you report incidents using the mobile app. News 5 - Facebook releases templates to...

Duration:00:06:51

[News] Week 3, Oct 19 - Top 5 Weekly Digital & Social Media News

10/19/2019
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Weekly News for Nonprofits, Churches, Ministries and Faith-based Social Ventures. For detailed notes, source links and the transcripts visit: https://www.natchilazarus.com/news News 1 - Social media influencers (kids) who are only 6-12 years old. News 2 - A new TikTok-like app that Google wants to acquire. News 3 - LinkedIn releases new features for employee advocacy. News 4 - Twitter is thinking about disappearing tweets. News 5 - Pinterest launches its free e-learning academy. Do...

Duration:00:06:10

[News] Week 2, Oct 19 - Top 5 Digital & Social Media News

10/12/2019
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Weekly News for Nonprofits, Churches, Ministries and Faith-based Social Ventures. For detailed notes, source links and the transcripts visit: https://www.natchilazarus.com/news News 1 - Instagram launches a new messaging app called Threads. News 2 - Twitter withdraws support for 360 and GoPro Cameras on Periscope. News 3 - World Economic Forum’s article on social media usage by generation. News 4 - Reddit announces stricter policies on bullying and harassment. News 5 - New features...

Duration:00:06:22

Building the right social media presence: The foundation to long term success - E010

10/9/2019
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Welcome to The Connected Church podcast. This is the show where we equip the Body of Christ for the digital era. Each week, we talk about 3 things - a social media trend, a thought from the Bible and a practical digital marketing tactic or online advertising technique. The show is designed to help Christian leaders, marketing teams and communications teams in Churches, Ministries and Nonprofits worldwide build God’s Kingdom using digital and social media. This week, we cover the...

Duration:00:16:04

[News] Week 1, Oct 19 - Top 5 Digital & Social Media News

10/5/2019
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Weekly News for Nonprofits, Churches, Ministries and Faith-based Social Ventures. For detailed notes, source links and the transcripts visit: https://www.natchilazarus.com/news News 1 - Global report says 9 out of 10 nonprofits regularly use social media. News 2 - Facebook Stories ads can now include 'Send Message' buttons. News 3 - Twitter launches Spam and Abuse filter for DMs. News 4 - YouTube adds useful comments filters inside Studio. News 5 - Google shares tips on making home...

Duration:00:06:56

[News] Week 1, Oct 19 - Top 5 Digital & Social Media News

10/5/2019
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Weekly News for Nonprofits, Churches, Ministries and Faith-based Social Ventures. For detailed notes, source links and the transcripts visit: https://www.natchilazarus.com/news News 1 - Global report says 9 out of 10 nonprofits regularly use social media. News 2 - Facebook Stories ads can now include 'Send Message' buttons. News 3 - Twitter launches Spam and Abuse filter for DMs. News 4 - YouTube adds useful comments filters inside Studio. News 5 - Google shares tips on making home...

Duration:00:07:01

How to create a digital and social media plan for 2020 - E009

10/2/2019
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1. Equip - First, we talk about a new research report by Snapchat on Gen Z and their behaviour. 2. Empower - How social media can help people ‘in context’ when it comes to discipleship. 3. Educate - How to create a digital and social media plan for your ministry, for the coming new year 2020. Resources and details: https://www.natchilazarus.com/9 Email: podcast@natchilazarus.com

Duration:00:15:40

[News] Week 4, Sep 19 - Top 5 Digital & Social Media News

9/27/2019
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Weekly News for Nonprofits, Churches, Ministries and Faith-based Social Ventures. For detailed notes, source links and the transcripts visit: https://www.natchilazarus.com/news News 1 - More than $2 Billion raised using Facebook Fundraisers. News 2 - YouTube Masthead (ad option) is coming to TV Screens. News 3 - Snapchat releases New Research Report on Gen Z. News 4 - Stories feature no longer available for FB Groups. News 5 - WhatsApp New Features: Facebook Pay & Hide muted status...

Duration:00:06:20

How to use WhatsApp Business for your church and ministry - E008

9/25/2019
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1. Equip - First, we talk about the launch of new products by Apple & one feature of iPhone 11 Pro that points to future trends. 2. Empower - How can we ‘make disciples’ using social media and fulfil the Great Commission. 3. Educate - How to use WhatsApp Business for your church and ministry. Resources and details: https://www.natchilazarus.com/8 Email: podcast@natchilazarus.com

Duration:00:18:52

[News] Week 3, Sep 19 - Top 5 Digital & Social Media News

9/20/2019
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Weekly News for Nonprofits, Churches, Ministries and Faith-based Social Ventures. For detailed notes, source links and the transcripts visit: https://www.natchilazarus.com/news News 1 - Apple releases multiple new products & hints at new trends. News 2 - Facebook expands its ‘Today In’ local news feature. News 3 - Make your Twitter bio more readable with line breaks. News 4 - McDonald’s new acquisition points to a key trend in A.I. News 5 - Google releases report on Artificial...

Duration:00:06:28

How to use Google My Business for your church and ministry - E007

9/18/2019
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1. Equip - First, we talk about the launch of Facebook Dating. 2. Empower - How can we follow the second greatest commandment of Jesus as we fulfil the Great Commission. 3. Educate - How to use Google My Business. How to list your church or ministry information in Google’s local directory. Resources and details: https://www.natchilazarus.com/7 Email: podcast@natchilazarus.com

Duration:00:18:24

[News] Week 2, Sep 19 - Top 5 Digital & Social Media News

9/13/2019
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Weekly News for Nonprofits, Churches, Ministries and Faith-based Social Ventures. For detailed notes, source links and the transcripts visit: https://www.natchilazarus.com/news News 1 - Facebook Dating is officially released in the US. News 2 - US to collect social media usernames from visa applicants. News 3 - YouTube launches a dedicated hub for the fashion industry. News 4 - WHO partners with Facebook to stop inaccurate vaccine information. News 5 - Apple launches a new web app for...

Duration:00:05:37

How to Choose the Right Social Media Channel - E006

9/11/2019
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1. Equip - First, we talk about Twitter’s 6-second video ad format and the challenges associated with creating short-form content. 2. Empower - The Great Commission and the way we can fulfill it using Digital & Social Media tools. 3. Educate - A 4-part framework to help you decide which social media channel is a right fit for your ministry. Resources and details: https://www.natchilazarus.com/6 Email: podcast@natchilazarus.com

Duration:00:17:54

[News] Week 1, Sep 19 - Top 5 Digital & Social Media News

9/6/2019
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Weekly News for Nonprofits, Churches, Ministries and Faith-based Social Ventures. For detailed notes, source links and the transcripts visit: https://www.natchilazarus.com/news News 1 - Google releases Android 10 with many new features. News 2 - Facebook Messenger releases new business tools & updates. News 3 - Twitter says, tweets with video has 10X more engagement. News 4 - Instagram will be testing back-to-back Stories ads format. News 5 - Facebook is adding more user badges to...

Duration:00:05:20

Make your YouTube Channel More Valuable - E005

9/4/2019
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1. Equip - First, we look at a research report from the Pew Research Centre that has details of digital interaction trends from people with smartphones from around the world. 2. Empower - Is the Christian message and Bible content suitable for social media? We look at the final part of the answer. 3. Educate - We talk about elevating the value of your YouTube Channel by using one powerful strategy. Resources and details: https://www.natchilazarus.com/5 Email:...

Duration:00:14:48

[News] Week 5, Aug 19 - Top 5 Digital & Social Media News

8/30/2019
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Weekly News for Nonprofits, Churches, Ministries and Faith-based Social Ventures. For detailed notes, source links and the transcripts visit: https://www.natchilazarus.com/news News 1 - New Research Report on Digital Interaction Trends. News 2 - Instagram is testing a new messaging app. News 3 - Twitter now has 6-second video ad bidding option. News 4 - Facebook starts rolling out ‘clear off-Facebook history’ tool. News 5 - Should social media accounts be linked to a government ID? Do...

Duration:00:05:54

Does Your Church Really Need a Facebook Group? - E004

8/28/2019
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1. Equip - First, we talk about an interesting question: Should social media accounts be linked to a Government Id? 2. Empower - Is the Christian message and Bible content suitable for social media? We look at part 2 of the answer. 3. Educate - We discuss whether all churches and ministries need to consider setting up a Facebook Groups. Resources and details: https://www.natchilazarus.com/4 Email: podcast@natchilazarus.com

Duration:00:17:18