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Technology should not transform ministry, but rather do the things that people don’t have to do so they can do what they do best.

Kimberly Myers

Kimberly Myers is Director of Communications for the Nebraska District LCMS in Seward, Nebraska. Her background in literature and linguistics led her into both teaching and editing. She and her husband worked for the Office of International Mission for sixteen years as English language teachers in Asia before they transitioned to Nebraska. Kim is a proud and unapologetic nerd with a love of fiction and online culture, and is excited to have the chance to apply her interest in digital and social media to online community outreach.
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What I’ve Learned in Six Months of Planning

By Kimberly Myers | Jun 20, 2017 9:45:00 AM

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Free Resources to Stretch Your Budget

By Kimberly Myers | May 25, 2017 9:30:00 AM

 
When my husband and I were younger, we served as teachers in Southeast Asia. As part of our orientation, we were given the book Where There Is No Doctor, which taught us things like how to amputate our own limbs or assist someone having a baby. Fortunately, we never had to use that book for any medical procedures! Some years later, we moved to another location and I was asked to teach several literature classes…without textbooks. Somehow, I made do and ended up cobbling together a passable syllabus and materials.

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Taking On Church Communications: What to Ask Before You Start

By Kimberly Myers | May 9, 2017 11:15:00 AM

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Setting Your Social Media Response Strategy

By Kimberly Myers | Apr 13, 2017 9:30:00 AM

 

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Inspiration or Imitation?

By Kimberly Myers | Dec 19, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Many people who are active in social media and blogging feel pressure to constantly develop new and exciting content. That pressure can sap creativity, making it hard to come up with original content and tempting you to closely copy something someone else has done.
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Social Media For Advent: 5 Things To Begin Now

By Kimberly Myers | Oct 6, 2016 9:00:00 AM

I know, I know. It’s not even Reformation Day and you’re supposed to think about Christmas? But once Thanksgiving and Advent arrive, you’re probably going to be far too busy to spend a lot of time managing quality daily, or even weekly, social media posting. Instead of relegating social media to one more burdensome chore on your long list of holiday tasks, prepare and schedule social media content now so you can make the most of people’s seasonal joy while not burning yourself out.

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8 Helpful Tips for Proofreading

By Kimberly Myers | Sep 20, 2016 9:00:00 AM

You’ve probably seen one of the many pictures of church signs or bulletins with unintentionally hilarious  mistakes. If you are the one preparing your church or school's bulletins and signs, you might have been the one who accidentally wished visitors a “worm welcome” or prayed for the people who “are sick of our church and community.”

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Simple Steps to Set Your House Style and Brand

By Kimberly Myers | Aug 29, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Set a house style for my church? Brand my church like it’s a soda or a pair of jeans? But we aren’t selling anything! We aren’t a corporation trying to make a profit. We’re just here to serve!

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Social Slumps—Stay Active When You Don’t Know What to Post

By Kimberly Myers | Aug 2, 2016 9:00:00 AM

VBS is done, there aren’t any holidays any time soon, and nothing exciting seems to be happening this week. You've heard experts say you need to post daily to keep interesting, but you are stumped. What can you post about to keep your church active in everyone’s social streams when you can't think of anything to share?

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Handover—Making Yourself Replaceable

By Kimberly Myers | Jun 6, 2016 9:00:00 AM

A quick online search about making yourself replaceable at work is likely to try to offer you articles about being irreplaceable or indispensable. While each of us brings a special set of skills and abilities to our jobs, we should all keep in mind that illness or sudden changes in life could mean that we have to leave our job to another person with little notice. So how can you prepare for someone else to take over?

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