We are launching something new...
Visual Media Church and our Founder/President James Adams are excited to be working on something new. We are not going to reveal everything about what is coming next but we are going to say a little about what to expect.
For a while now there has been a lack of creditable christian voices giving guidance to church communications and media people. Yes we know there are lots of people out there sharing tips, tricks, and resources but we want to bring some voices that aren’t always trying to sell you a product, and voices that still are working in churches just like you, not ‘used to’ work in a church.
This new adventure is about church first, business second. It is about credibility, research, years of of experience solving problems that church communicators face everyday. Oh and it’s going to be free.
We could sit here all day discussing the pros and cons found within media, especially those of social media. It’s a hot topic that brings forth much debate. I consider myself thankful that I didn’t grow up with social media as I look at youth around me now who are affected by it on several different levels. Nonetheless, at the same time, media—social, digital, and print alike—are effective communication tools for not only personal use but corporate, too. They allow us to communicate important topics in a variety of ways, to a variety of people, across a variety of nations. However, is it possible that the realm of media is over-saturated? If so, is it possible to do anything about this over-saturation, to distinguish from it?
One of society’s most widely perceived ‘liberties’ has to do with coming of age and permission. As we age, we are often granted more trust and responsibility, even enough to make our own decisions. Though, walking with Jesus shows us that maturity is not necessarily synonymous with the idea of no longer having to ask the permission of those above us.
If you’ve hung out around the Church in the past year or so or if you’re a Christian Instagram user, you’ve probably heard of the Enneagram by now. For those of us who haven’t yet, the Enneagram is a personality type theory that argues nine different personality types exist in the world.
Regardless of the area of ministry you’ve been serving in in your church, if you’ve been serving there for some time now, you can likely attest to the fact that once you’ve gotten the hang of what it is you’re doing, it becomes easy to take off from there.