Review of Ministry in the Digital Age

Meet the Author David T. Bourgeois is director of innovation and associate professor of information systems at Biola University.  Every summer, he teaches an online course at Biola’s Talbot School of Theology called “Digital Ministry.” Additionally, he consults with churches, ministries, and other faith-based organizations on how to use digital tools more effectively.  Previously he worked in information systems at Fortune 500 companies in roles that included systems analyst, programmer, Read More …

Your Church’s Facebook Presence

Monk Development's "2013 State of the Church Online Report" contains data gathered from a diverse group of "over 50 churches spread across the United States" that seek to serve their congregation's through the web (p.2).  As I reviewed the report, I found myself returning again and again to a statistic that provides a benchmark for congregations seeking to develop a presence on Facebook.  According to Monk's research, "the average for likes vs. total weekly attendance (TWA) is 54%" Read More …