Hits and Misses: modesty glasses, Jesus burgers, and Benny Hinn

Here’s a look at this week’s hits and misses: Here are some links.  If you’d like to watch our entire FILTER podcast from this week, you can go here…  Pat Robertson’s wife-beating joke God still talking with Jim Bakker through alliteration Modesty Glasses Crowd-sourcing your church plant Church Project Uses Letters, Social Media, to Spread 

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98% use social media

According to Experian Simmons, 98% is one eye-opening statistic for any reader, but that’s how many adults aged eighteen to twenty-four in the United States are reportedly using social media in a typical month. The study, conducted by consumer insight service Experian Simmons, estimates that roughly 129 million people — that’s 41.37% of the total US population 

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Changes in Staffing

My friend Jim Sheppard has posted an interview with William Vanderbloemen and Justin Lathrop on how they see staffing issues changing in churches today.  Here are some of the highlights: They are starting to see new staff positions emerging, particularly among the larger and more innovative churches.  Examples:  Pastor of Social Media, Pastor of Generosity. 

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How Facebook is Changing Churches

A revolution is taking place, one profile at a time. Online social networks like Facebook and MySpace are connecting people like never before. With hundreds of millions of users, they’re creating almost limitless potential to redefine our personal worlds. It’s a movement that’s changing how we form relationships, perceive others, and shape our identity. In 

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Churches in Washington D.C. Reach Millennials

Over 600 attendees at District Church in Washington D.C. are primarily...

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Millennials Are More Generous Than You Think

Millennials are much more social and personalized in their giving, and...

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SBC Full Time Pastors See Positive Salary Trends

While health insurance coverage continues to decline among Southern Baptist Convention...