Recent Presentations from the Mid Winter Board Meetings

The Church & Social Media: Get F-I-T for Ministry Handout

resource type: file     uploaded: April 10, 2017
Denise Mayhan, PhD, technology, website and social media content manager for the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. made this presentation at the 2016 Mid-Winter Board Meeting.  The purpose of the presentation was to help our churches understand the importance of and how to use three fundamental social media platforms for ministry and communication.  Dr. Mayhan may be reached by email at dmayhan@nationalbaptist.com.  

This handout provided d
etailed information on how churches can use Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for Ministry and communications.

2016 Election Guidelines for Churches Presentation

resource type: file     uploaded: April 10, 2017
Attorney E. Charlene Stimley Priester of Jackson, MS made this presentation at the 2016 Mid-Winter Board meeting to help prepare our churches for the 2016 election season.  Areas covered in this presentation included:
  1. What’s at Stake in 2016?
  2. Are there restrictions on my church’s participation in politics?
  3. Are there restrictions other than from the IRS?
  4. Key Restrictions.
  5. May candidates appear in pulpits during worship services? 
  6. Can Campaigns use a room at the church for an event?
  7. Can Campaigns use a room at the church for an event?
  8. Can a church publish a voter guide?
  9. May a church make a contribution to a candidate committee, political party committee or political action committee(PAC))?
  10. May a church contribute to a ballot measure committee (committees supporting or opposing ballot initiatives or referenda)?
  11. Can we Talk About Political Issues at Church?
  12. Other Ways a Church Can Participate in Politics.

The Church & Social Media: Get F-I-T for Ministry Presentation

resource type: file     uploaded: April 10, 2017

Denise Mayhan, PhD, technology, website and social media content manager for the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. made this presentation at the 2016 Mid-Winter Board Meeting.  The purpose of the presentation was to help our churches understand the importance of and how to use three fundamental social media platforms for ministry and communication.  Dr. Mayhan may be reached by email at dmayhan@nationalbaptist.com

The presentation on The Church and Social Media covers:

  1. What is social Media?
  2. What do we do with it?
  3. How churches use social media
  4. The Fundamentals:  Get F-I-T
  5. Using Facebook
  6. Using Instagram
  7. Using Twitter
  8. Advantages and Disadvantages of social media use
  9. Role of Church Leadership in promoting proper use and setting the example

A Conversation on Church Growth and the Millennial Generation - Alyn Waller - 2017

resource type: audio     uploaded: April 10, 2017
Dr. Alyn E. Waller, Pastor of the Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church, Philadelphia PA and President of Lott Carey, gave a thought-provoking, critical lecture at the Mid Winter Board Meeting on January 10, 2017 entitled:  "A Conversation on Church Growth and the Millennial Generation."  Listen to Dr. Waller's entire lecture by clicking on the media link provided.