Five Tips to Help Pastors Work With the Media

Yesterday, I had the privilege of speaking to the clergy of the Frankfort District about the media and how pastors can work with the media in their ministries. As a young pastor, it was humbling to be asked to use my experience in the field of journalism to offer some words to pastors who have been doing this a lot longer than I have. I was very appreciative of the kind words and feedback that I received, as well.

I thought I would share the tips I presented yesterday. I firmly believe that engaging and utilizing the local media resources in our communities can be an effective means of outreach and spreading the word about what God is doing in our churches. So, I share these for the benefit of others who are searching for better ways to work with the Fourth Estate.

What follows after the jump are my thoughts and some perspectives on each tip. Continue reading “Five Tips to Help Pastors Work With the Media”