Richard Mansel, with whom I have more than one connection, was interviewed today about his congregation’s website by his local newspaper, CoastalCourier.com. Some of his comments:
“In a military community with military members, deployed members can visit the Web site and keep up with what is going on in the church. … Writing is my passion. I have these words on the inside that need to come out. … The Web site should be active and updated. Churches can also post CDs and DVDs of sermons. The Internet allows you to present your sermons to the masses. Some people enjoying reading the sermon, listening to it on audio, or watching the sermon.”
On his last point about keeping a site updated, RWB has got me chewing my cud tonight on his “Top 10 Reasons Bloggers Don’t Succeed.” Consistency is certainly a key, plus clear writing, original material (a challenge to people who keep saying go back to the Book),Â and getting the word out about your falling tree in the forest. We’re not always good either about networking, though that seems to be improving. (Maybe I’m improving on that.) I’m guilty about not sticking with it also. Was. Not now.