10 Things We Wish Pastors Would “Get” About Social Media | @stickyJesus
StickyJesus.com had an article from 2011 on ten things pastors need to get about social media.
One of the opportunities and challenges of this age is that we can be connected through social media. The good news for pastors is that it has never been easier to share the gospel to the world and connect with their flock. The bad news is that it can be difficult to add another item to the to-do list.
Pastors, however, need to at least consider the reach social media can give. They also can be examples to their flock of how to make wise use of social media. In order to use it well, a person must use discipline. The online world is a very big distraction. Congregants need to see an example of an engaged, connected pastor who also knows when to take a break from the online world.
This article is a good starting point for pastors who want to explore the power of social media.