Coffee With Pastors Podcast
Coffee With Pastors Podcast
Tyler Smith Co-Founder of Text in Church
Each week ministry leaders share growth strategies that are proven (no theory here), save you time and increase effectiveness.
015 Evan Maxon: Why Your Church Needs to Stream Their Services Online
Text in Church co-founder and host of Coffee with Pastors Tyler Smith sits down to talk with Evan Maxon of MediaFusion, which leverages streaming technology to help churches expand the reach of their Sunday sermons. He discusses why live streaming has become such a hot topic, and explains how virtual church shopping is impacting pastors’ ministry. Show Notes [00:00] Introduction of Evan Maxon of MediaFusion. [01:36] About MediaFusion. [03:12] The benefits of streaming. [04:44] Debunking streaming myths. [09:58] The investment. [12:30] Virtual church shopping. [17:05] Necessary tech savvy. [19:37] The Coffeehouse Hot Seat. [24:36] Resources. [25:08] Parting Wisdom. Resources Text in Church for formulas, or text “formula” to 816-482-33371 https://www.mediafusionapp.com/ Send Maxon an email, or find him on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram
Oct 10, 2017
26 min
014 Kenny Jahng: How To Develop Relationships With Facebook
Text in Church co-founder and host of Coffee with Pastors Tyler Smith sits down to talk with Kenny Jahng of Church Butler, which helps churches get started in social media. He discusses why social media is so important for the local church and talks about specific strategies to increase engagement from the community. Show Notes [00:00] Introduction of Kenny Jahng of Church Butler. [01:53] Church Butler. [05:02] Why social media matters. [06:51] Social media strategies. [08:24] Strategies for engagement. [12:30] The commitment involved in doing social media well. [13:45] Choosing your channels. [15:23] How Church Butler helps. [21:24] The Coffeehouse Hot Seat. [25:56] Parting wisdom. [26:41] Resources   Resources Text In Church for templates, or text “templates” to 816-482-3337 http://www.generositylabs.org/ http://www.kennyjahng.com/ Find Jahng on Twitter
Oct 3, 2017
28 min
013 Michael Persaud: Reach More People By Discovering Your Church Brand
Text in Church co-founder and host of Coffee with Pastors Tyler Smith sits down to talk with Michael Persaud, the creator of Church Brand Guide. Persaud discusses specific instructions on how to discover your church brand and hone in on your target audience and three critical mistakes churches make when it comes to their branding. Show Notes   [00:00] Introduction of Michael Persaud, creator of Church Brand Guide. [02:12] Helping the church be effective. [04:36] Discovering your brand. [06:47] Finding your target audience. [08:32] Building a brand around your audience. [10:33] Why brands matter. [18:12] Three critical mistakes in branding. [22:32] The Coffeehouse Hot Seat. [25:57] Parting wisdom. [26:20] Resources. [07:59] Coffee with Pastors is aimed at sharing helpful tools, tips, and tactics for pastors to improve fellowship among their church members. [09:55] Smith will host ministry experts and put them in the Coffeehouse Hot Seat. [14:51] The challenges churches face and solutions in social media and innovative communication. Resources Text in Church for templates, or text ‘templates’ to 816-482-3337 http://churchbrandguide.com/coffee/ for a video and document to help find your audience http://churchbrandguide.com/
Sep 26, 2017
27 min
012 Jeremy Lee: How to Equip Parents To Disciple Their Children at Home
Text in Church co-founder and host of Coffee with Pastors Tyler Smith sits down to talk with guest Jeremy Lee of Parent Ministries, which equips churches with resources to help parents more effectively guide their children spiritually. Lee shares how to inspire parents not to abandon their children spiritually and gives examples of how to infuse faith into everyday moments. Show Notes [00:00] Introduction of Jeremy Lee of Parent Ministry. [04:00] Parent Ministry and how it serves the church. [05:40] Infusing faith into everyday moments. [09:08] How to parent spiritually. [14:58] The Big Kid Bed example. [16:40] The Lunch Box Notes example. [19:15] The Coffeehouse Hot Seat. [25:00] Parting wisdom. [26:25] Resources.   Resources Text in Church for formulas, or text “formula” to 816-482-3337 Parent Ministry Download Lunch Box Notes from Parent Ministry Email Jeremy Lee
Sep 19, 2017
28 min
011 Ariel Nieves: 21 Powerful Leadership Secrets Every Pastor Should Know
Text in Church co-founder and host of Coffee with Pastors Tyler Smith sits down to talk with Ariel Nievez of Thriving Church Coachingabout leadership principles that are essential to a thriving church. Nievez is also the author of 21 Powerful Leadership Secrets that Every Pastor Should Know, which you can download for free from the link in the resources. Show Notes [00:00] Introduction of Ariel Nievez of Thriving Church Coaching. [01:35] Starting his passion for helping churches thrive. [03:53] Focusing on leadership development. [06:15] Liberating pastors from doing it all themselves. [11:27] Add a zero to it. [15:34] Creating alignment. [19:45] The Coffeehouse Hot Seat. [27:23] Parting wisdom. [28:00] Resources.   Resources Text in Church for formulas, or text “formula” to 816-482-3337 Thriving Church Nievez’s PDF through Thriving church
Sep 12, 2017
28 min
010 Alejandro Reyes: The Quickest And Easiest Way To Get New People Through Your Doors
Text in Church co-founder and host of Coffee with Pastors Tyler Smith sits down to talk with Alejandro Reyes of Social Media Church Labs about the simple but powerful strategy of combining sermon snippets with Facebook advertisements. Reyes is responsible for growing the digital marketing strategy for the fastest growing company in the faith-tech space. He shares his strategy for growing a church quickly. Show Notes [00:00] Introduction of Alejandro Reyes of Social Media Church Labs. [01:48] Background and getting into church advertising. [03:36] The “goal” part of the “goal, strategy, action” framework. [05:20] The “strategy” part of the “goal, strategy, action” framework. [09:10] All churches can use strategies. [09:45] The “action” part of the “goal, strategy, action” framework. [12:10] Targeting your audience. [18:33] The Coffeehouse Hot Seat. [24:08] Parting wisdom. [24:36] Resources   Resources Text in Church for formulas, or text “formula” to 816-482-3337 Social Media Church Labs Twitter Facebook Instagram
Sep 5, 2017
25 min
009 Daniel Irmler: 3 Quick But Powerful Ways to Engage Your Community on Facebook
Summary Text in Church co-founder and host of Coffee with Pastors Tyler Smith sits down to talk with Daniel Irmler, the creator of Church Hacks and the soon-to-be-released Church Hero, as well as running the private Facebook group Entrepreneurs on a Mission. Irmler shares the Three-on-Three Connection Strategy and discusses the upcoming Church Hack Summit. Show Notes [00:00] Introduction of Daniel Irmler, creator of Church Hacks. [02:17] Addicted to Jesus. [04:11] The Three-on-Three Connection Strategy. [12:00] Bonus Tip. [14:40] Church Hacks Summit. [19:20] The Coffeehouse Hot Seat. [24:54] Parting Wisdom. [25:40] Resources. Resources Text in Church for formulas, or text “formula” to 816-482-3337 Grab Your SUMMIT Seat Here! Send Irmler an email or find him on Twitter.
Aug 29, 2017
27 min
008 Chris Abbott: Why Print Ads Fail and Facebook Ads Succeed
Text in Church co-founder and host of Coffee with Pastors Tyler Smith sits down to talk with Chris Abbot, the founder of the Creative Church Network and the marketing and media director at Guts Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Abbot leverages Facebook advertisements to help churches reach their communities. He shares specific examples of how Facebook advertisements can be used to invite folks to church. Show Notes   [00:00] Introduction of Chris Abbot of the Creative Church Network and Guts Church. [02:27] Getting into Facebook advertising. [05:00] Why churches need Facebook advertisements. [10:13] What you can do this Sunday to expand your reach. [17:54] Targeting your advertisements. [20:30] The budget to get started. [23:23] How to implement Facebook advertisements. [25:31] The Coffeehouse Hot Seat. [29:00] Parting wisdom. [29:48] Resources.   Resources Text in Church for formulas, or text “formula” to 816-482-3337 Creative Church Network Special Offer from Creative Church Network for the podcast audience Facebook Instagram
Aug 22, 2017
31 min
007 Ryan Holck: The 4 Questions Your Website Should Answer
Text in Church co-founder and host of Coffee with Pastors Tyler Smith sits down to talk with guest Ryan Holck of Rad Ideas. Holck discusses building an effective digital communication strategy, and shares his own strategy for his design concept that will help ministries engage, motivate, and grow their audiences online. Show Notes [00:00] Introduction of Ryan Holck of Rad Ideas. [03:15] The secret sauce behind creating a sound communication strategy. [06:46] Leveraging your website for congregation members. [08:45] Identifying the message the site should convey. [13:12] Building your own website. [17:15] Holck’s website review service. [19:22] The Coffeehouse Hot Seat. [22:45] Parting wisdom. [23:20] Resources. Resources Text in Church for the three-step follow-up formula, or text “formula” to 816-482-3337 Rad Ideas HemingwayApp Headline Analyzer Elegant Themes
Aug 15, 2017
25 min
006 Mark MacDonald: The Show Stopping Thread That Mark MacDonald Is Talking About
Text in Church co-founder and host of Coffee with Pastors Tyler Smith sits down to talk with Mark MacDonald, bestselling author of Be Known for Something: Reconnect With Your Community by Revitalizing Your Church’s Reputation. MacDonald shares practical advice about implementing a communication strategy that will help your church be known for something.   [00:00] Introduction of bestselling author Mark MacDonald. [04:15] Be Known for Something. [05:56] Leveraging the church’s perception as a brand. [07:53] The thread principle. [10:07] The gap between church and community. [11:33] Reflecting the DNA of the community. [17:11] Making changes occur. [20:33] Who should buy the book. [22:58] Coffeehouse Hot Seat. [26:22] Parting wisdom. [26:48] Resources.   Text in Church for formulas, or text “formula” to 816-482-3337 Amazon to buy McDonald’s book Be Known for Something
Aug 8, 2017
28 min
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