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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.

Luke Symmank

Luke Symmank is a student at Concordia University Wisconsin studying mass communication and is in the pre-seminary program. In his time at Concordia, Luke studies how social media affects day-to-day life and how it can be used to benefit any organization. When he is not in class or studying, Luke enjoys spending his time outside hiking, canoeing, and camping.

Recent Posts

Repurposing Your Church Newsletter for Facebook

By Luke Symmank | Jan 24, 2023 2:00:00 PM

As you work on your church’s social media plan, making the most out of the content you already have should be on the top of your mind in order to get the most out of your limited time in the church office. Facebook is a wonderful social media platform to transition your print or emailed newsletter to a new digital format without much additional effort from yourself or your office staff. Additionally, much of your congregation is already on Facebook, and developing ways for them to engage with the congregation and stay informed is crucial. 

You can reach more people through your online content by utilizing the features Facebook gives users to see the latest information as it comes out. Read below to see some of the ways you can transform your church’s newsletter to easy and efficient social media posts. 

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Topics: Social Media

7 Steps to Learning Social Media

By Luke Symmank | Dec 9, 2022 12:00:00 PM

In the process of creating new and fresh content for your church on different social media platforms, knowing where to start can feel overwhelming. Although the process may take a while to learn, there are seven easy steps to help you become more comfortable on your page. By following these steps, you will learn what works for you and find ways to engage with a broader group of people who may not hear the Word of God in other places.

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Topics: Social Media

5 TikTok Content Ideas for Your Church to Reach People the Right Way

By Luke Symmank | Sep 23, 2022 12:00:00 PM

At the end of Matthew, as Jesus was preparing to ascend to heaven, He gave His followers one last command: “Go therefore and make disciples.” Although these words were spoken almost 2,000 years ago, Jesus was commanding everyone, across all time, to go. In the modern era, we now have avenues to spread the Word of God through technology that were never before thought possible—avenues like social media’s most recent favorite app, TikTok. 

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Topics: Social Media