EQUIP Communication Technology

Date & Time

Saturday, August 16th
9:00am-3:00pm (cost $10 includes lunch) - must register

Breakout Sessions

Session 1 [10:00 AM]

RM 230F

Making Church Videos that Speak Clearly

Steps to make videos that speak. Things to watch out for and avoid.

Josh Merriott
RM 230E
A Church Promoting Their Events to Their Church Members

With the cost of postage, how can a church communicate its events to members?

Gary Ledbetter
RM 230G
Using Your Website and Technology to Multiply your Efforts

Practical ways a church uses the web and other technology to communicate effectively

George Bewley

Session 2 [11:00 AM]

RM 230F
Using Social Media for the Church

Various ways to use social media (twitter, facebook, vimeo, youtube, etc.).

Josh Merriott
RM 230G
Going Digital with Newsletters and Communication

 The steps to taking your church newsletter from snail mail to digital mailings.

George Bewley
RM 230E
What are the Options for Online Training and Which Should I Use?

There are a lot of tools for training developing. This session will look at the strengths and weakness of each.

Caleb Lasater

Sessions 3 [1:00 PM]

RM 230G
Leveraging Your Handheld Devices for Ministry

Using apps, video blasts, and notices on your handheld devices.

Caleb Lasater
RM 230F
Basic Principles of Effective Church Websites
Some websites are good and others not so good, find out what makes the difference.
Josh Merriott

Session 4 [2:00 PM]

RM 230F
Helping Church Members to See Your Video

 Various ways to get a video message out to church members and process involved

Josh Merriott
RM 230G
Using Your Website and Technology to Multiply Your Efforts

Practical ways a church uses the web and other technology to communicate effectively.

George Bewley

Breakout Leaders

 

George Bewley

George has been the minister of communications and administration at Cross Ridge Church in Little Elm, TX since 2007. He is married to Kristin and they have four children.

 

Caleb Lasater

Caleb works with convention strategies of the SBTC in the areas of website development, management of phone and tablet apps, and assists in managing the SBTC online training site. He attended Texas A&M Unviersity and is currently getting his master of divinty at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is married to Rachel.


Gary Ledbetter

Gary has served as the communications director for SBTC since 2001. He is a member of Inglewood Baptist Church in Grand Prairie. Gary is a graduate of Criswell College, SWBTS, and Midwestern Seminary. He and his wife Tammi have three grown children and one grandchild.

 

Josh Merriott

Josh has served on staff at Great Hills Baptist Church, FBC Euless, and Victory Life Baptist Church in Lubbock. He currently is the communication minister at FBC Euless. Josh is known for his creative videos that deliver a strong message.


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