Social Media —in all it’s forms— continues to be a prolific part of our digitally connected lives. For Church Leaders, the ever growing stream that is social media continues to inform, inspire, and connect us all. However, finding the most influential voices within the vast array of updates, tweets, and snaps can be a challenge!
Indeed, the platforms we use to read and send information and media are often changing as quickly as technology itself. On top of this, not all leaders use each app equally. Let’s take a brief look at a few of the most influential platforms and the leaders who are using them.
A Quick Look At Our Social Media Platforms
10. Check out Vous Church & Hillsong NYC on Snapchat
9. Brenda Salter McNeil, Twitter
8. Carl Lentz, Instagram
7. Jo Saxton, Twitter
6. John Mark Comer, Instagram
5. Alan Hirsch, Twitter
4. Jen Hatmaker, Instagram
Yes, that Jen Hatmaker. Well clear of 200k followers, Jen’s Instagram account is all about that behind-the-scenes, “ordinary” vibe —and this is exactly what is so often underrated in the world of local church ministry. Jen Hatmaker puts that “we could all be super great friends” filter on every photo; her vulnerability to share life with others is what makes her an influential speaker as well as a great Insta-Follow. For example, how else would you know that she absolutely cannot deal with David Sedaris’ talent: