Why Not Try This – Blogging Basics for Pastors

460593861by Seth Pierce, Pastor for the Puyallup Seventh-day Adventist Church
Source: Best Practices for Adventist Ministry

One of the greatest tools in building an online platform, as well as finding a place for the sermon leftovers that didn’t make the final cut, is a blog. While many people are familiar with blogs, and even have one, the truth is, like the book of Leviticus, many start but never finish. Maybe we crank out one or two theological manifestos or post a sermon — but the appeal diminishes easily among all the other stuff we have to get to but don’t.

However, the value of a well-crafted blog, is worth the effort. It allows another connection point within your congregation and even expands it to other avenues beyond your membership as people an share your thoughts with their friends. A well-focused blog can open professional doors for you — including paid speaking and writing opportunities. The one I maintain on my website, though in sore need of updating, has garnered speaking engagements both domestic and international and is a great way to connect with others around the world.

So what are a few helpful tips for maintaining a blog? Continue Reading…

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