Ministry is not about what we do for people, but what we do with people. Scott Fortenberry's Church Planting Story

Over the next few weeks, we're going to share interviews with all of the church planters in Mississippi who are funded by the 242 Network. For our first interview, we're sharing a behind the scenes look at Scott Fortenberry who planted Soul City Church a year and a half ago. Read on to learn more about Scott and Soul City. 

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5 Free or Cheap Communications Resources for Church Plants

Hello there! JJ Campbell here! I wanted to take a quick minute to introduce myself. Not only do I work here at the 242 Network managing communications, but I also work for one of the churches in our network of churches. My role at Vertical Church has evolved from Social Media Manager to Communications Coordinator. With that I oversee and carry out our Follow Up process with guests and regular attenders, manage social media and church communications, and manage our database of people. Basically, I talk with people and figure out the best ways to talk with people all day. It's wonderful for an extrovert like me! 

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Essential Content for your Church Website

I remember in the not too distant past serving in a church which did not have a website or social media presence of any kind. Many of the key leaders just could not see the need for it. Unfortunately, this is not uncommon in many of our churches still today.

Fortunately, most church planters understand that websites and social media are necessary in the modern world we live in today. But, do we really understand their importance and potential? Are we underutilizing these tools and/or not utilizing them effectively? Do we have the proper content available on our websites?

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