In today’s digital world, social media accounts are on par with a teacher or mentor in terms of influence.
Never before have we felt so connected to our favorite pastors, speakers, authors, and church leaders. Most have a social media presence that allows them to organically share valuable insights and resources, leading many of us to call them teachers, examples, and influences.
Don’t overlook the impact a valuable social media “follow” can have on your life and career. Keep up with some of our favorite accounts and be inspired by their influence.
10 Valuable Social Media Accounts for Church Planters to Follow
You might know Exponential as the world’s largest Church Planting Conference, but it’s much more than that. It seeks to come alongside, equip and serve church planters and the organizations they are affiliated with.
Connect with Exponential on Twitter and Facebook.
2. Dave Ferguson
Dave Ferguson is the Lead Pastor at Community Christian Church, Visionary for NewThing which is a global movement of multiplying Churches & President of Exponential. Dave is on the front lines of church planting and is always looking to encourage church planters.
Connect with Dave Ferguson on Twitter and Facebook.
3. Jeff Reed
Jeff Reed is the Director of Metaverse Church NEXT — Leadership Network. He has been working in digital ministry for years and also runs theChurch.Digital site that offers Digital Church encouragement and insights. He is also helping to run DigitalChurch.Network with NewThing.
Jeff is passionate about digital church planting and has great insights for church planting in this digital age.
Connect with Jeff Reed on Twitter.
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4. Passion for Planting
Passion for Planting is a church planting support ministry. Their mission is to equip church planting leaders as they start multiplying Churches. Not only do they have a whole vault of FREE resources, but they have a Facebook Group that encourages and challenges church planters.
Connect with Passion for Planting on Twitter and Facebook.
5. Acts 29
Acts 29 is a global community of healthy and multiplying churches. In fact, they are passionate about planting these diverse Churches with humility and holiness as they pray for conversations that happen through evangelism. They also offer a variety of resources as they help church planters.
Connect with Acts 29 on Twitter and Facebook.
6. Dr. Derwin L. Gray
As the Lead Pastor of Transformation Church, Dr. Gray has authored numerous books and is a speaker at many national conferences, including Exponential. Derwin is a great resource who offers encouragement and hope regularly on social media.
Connect with Dr. Derwin L. Gray on Twitter.In today’s digital world, social media accounts are on par with a teacher or mentor in terms of influence. Follow wisely. Get the full list of our 10 favorites on the blog. Click To Tweet
Inspired by the core theme of renewal in the Scriptures, Renew.org is a movement with the goal to renew the teachings of Jesus in order to fuel disciple-making and help foster associated movements. They share encouragement to ministry leaders and church planters.
You can connect with Renew.org on Twitter.
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8. Bobby Harrington
Bobby Harrington is founding and lead pastor of Harpeth Christian Church just outside of Nashville, TN. He is also the point-leader of Renew.org and Discipleship.org, both disciple-making organizations. In addition Bobby is an author and huge advocate of disciple-making movements.
You can connect with Bobby Harrington on Twitter.
9. Stadia Church Planting
The goal of Stadia Church Planting is to help church planters start a thriving, growing, multiplying churches for the next generation. They offer great insights and encouragement for church planters on social media as you start Churches for this next generation.
You can connect with Stadia Church Planting on Facebook.
10. Ecclesia Network
Ecclesia Network is a relational network of churches, leaders and movements that seek to equip, partner and multiply missional churches and movements. They desire to promote a collective offering support to a new type of Church with the mission to revolutionize the church and to reach our post-Christian.
Connect with Ecclesia Network on Facebook.
SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS INSPIRE AND ENCOURAGE
No matter what ministry or mission you are in, it is always great to have people or organizations you can look up to for insights and resources. Of course, church planting is no different. Use social media to your advantage by finding encouraging and inspiring leaders to help you lead churches in this next generation.
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