36 Top Quotes & Key Ideas from #ThatCC 2015

I may not be able to find all of my notes from last year’s That Church Conference 2015, one of the only digital communications conferences for churches in the United States. However, I do have some of my notes thanks to the wonderful world of Twitter. Here’s the top quotes and some of the key ideas presented during That Church Conference in September of 2015.

  • If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. Booker T. Washington
  • Get out of your church. Get out into the community. Jesus said, “GO ye therefore.”
  • Social media is not an activity. It is an investment –Dave Adamson
  • We connect with our community for 1 hour each Sunday. We can stay connected for the other 167 hours of the week on social media. –Dave Adamson
  • Note: Aussie Dave sold everything to go into full-time ministry.
  • To Moses, it was a stick. To God, it was a staff that would lead a nation. – Paul Briney
  • Digital interaction is not a replacement for face-to-face interactions.
  • “Kids don’t know the difference between online and offline relationships.”
  • Write articles answering questions people are asking. –Chris Dunagan
  • Everyone deserves an opportunity to be brought into the presence of God. –Brian Boyle
  • It’s hard to get the message of the gospel out in such a hostile world. –Justin Dean
  • Your church’s website will be a deciding factor for people visiting your church. –Justin Dean.
  • Everything you do is PR. –Justin Dean
  • You need to be prepared for your church to show up in the headlines. –Justin Dean
  • If you don’t create sustainable ministry, you will face burnout.
  • The Sabbath is the only commandment we brag about breaking.
  • If you don’t pay attention to social media for 2 hours on Sunday, nobody is going to die.
  • Use online connections to foster offline community –Tim Schraeder
  • If your church isn’t doing social, then you’re not listening to the Gospel. –Tim Schraeder
  • We want God’s message to go public. –Tim Schraeder
  • If your church is full, that’s great but until Heaven is full, our work is not finished –Tim Schraeder
  • It’s not about stealing someone else’s stuff and slapping a fish symbol on it.
  • You have to learn how to fit what you are sharing into the context of where you are. –Carrie Kintz
  • “Whaterver else anything is, it ought to begin by being personal.” –Carrie Kintz
  • If digital platforms are at their best when stories are being told and the Church as THE best story to tell, the Church should be THE best at using digital platforms. –Van Baird
  • The church should be using Social Media to point people to Jesus. Period.
  • Digital platforms are at their best when stories are being told. @vanbaird
  • “Sometimes we need to stop talking and start listening.” @vanbaird
  • When you listen, you get to be heard. –Van Baird
  • Be intentional in listening to what others share online. They’re telling you how to minister to them. –Van Baird
  • We can’t just tell stories online. We have to help people live better stories.
  • How do you use online to affect offline?
  • The Christian army needs to stop shooting their wounded.
  • “Only hire the best potential to grow” –Paul Briney
  • How can we leverage #innovation for the sake of the #gospel?
  • “We’re just dudes and ladies passionate about sharing the gospel”

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