Digital Media for Ministry

Digital Media for Ministry is an in-depth guide into the most effective ways to communicate using technology that people in your church and community already use. This course will help you create digital messages that nourish the souls of your audience. You’ll also learn how to leverage your digital media message using social media and other platforms.

Begin this course by clicking on the links below. When you have finished a lesson, simply close the window and return to this page to select a new topic to explore.

  • Introduction. In this course, we will examine the best ways to reach people using digital media.
  • Podcasting. Get a podcast started using basic equipment.
  • Videos. Create videos for social media, your YouTube channel, and your website.
  • Blogging. Add new content to your church website by starting a blog.
  • Email Newsletters. Consolidate and amplify the most important information your members and guests need to hear using an email newsletter.

What will I learn?

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Reach out to people in your church and community.
  • Create a series of videos, a blog, an email newsletter, or a podcast series.
  • Develop an audience profile that builds a following online.
  • Maximize your digital media by using best practices.
  • Plan your digital media messages using SMART goals.