Gretchen Hastings

Blog Posts


Don' Tavius Sanders headed to Duke Divinity - published on 3/2/2016


How to respond to a not-so-nice comment or online review - published on 8/26/2014


VP of Florida UMF takes helm of Illinois Foundation - published on 8/21/2014


How to talk to a social media skeptic - published on 8/19/2014


faithHighway offers great free guides - published on 8/5/2014


Foundation board accepts president's resignation - published on 8/1/2014


Social media: To schedule or not? - published on 7/29/2014


Vision is Viral - published on 7/22/2014


Book review: Rewired by Brandon Cox - published on 7/15/2014


The FBI hasTwitter slang cheat sheet - published on 7/8/2014


Review: how to use social media effectively - published on 6/24/2014


Social media sites poll - published on 6/10/2014


Mae Griner consecrated as UM deaconess - published on 4/28/2014


Rev. Jenn Stiles Williams appointed trustee to Wesleyan College - published on 12/2/2013


Why Waze may be the next big thing in social media - published on 6/17/2013


Getting your church started with Facebook - published on 6/10/2013


Communicate your entire church through the church website - published on 5/31/2013


How to protect your Twitter account from hackers - published on 5/24/2013


How the new Facebook news feed affects your church - published on 5/17/2013


The ultimate list of social media policies for churches & ministries - published on 5/10/2013


What can a pastor do in social media with just one hour a week? - published on 5/6/2013


Storytelling the Stillmotion Way - published on 5/3/2013


Here's the first ever website - published on 4/30/2013


Copy matters: writing for social media - published on 4/26/2013


Here Comes Everybody - published on 4/10/2013


Social Media Guide for Ministry by Nils Smith - published on 4/1/2013


How our Facebook page grew to 250K likes - published on 3/25/2013


Facebook Evangelist - published on 3/18/2013


3 Ways to Achieve Your Organization's Mission Through SEO - published on 3/11/2013


15 ways to measure your ministry social media ROI - published on 3/4/2013


3 Problems Churches Have Engaging People In Social Media (and How to Solve Them) - published on 2/25/2013


Social Media: Who Needs It? - published on 2/18/2013


Really great Facebook and Twitter tutorials - published on 2/11/2013


Twitter as a ministry tool: the Basics - published on 2/4/2013


How to use social media effectively in the church - published on 1/28/2013


Beginner's guide for Tumblr, LinkedIn, Reddit - published on 1/16/2013


Facebook?! Twitter?! Instagram?! We did that 40 years ago - published on 1/9/2013


Five simple ways to get better at Facebook - published on 1/2/2013


Church social media chats #chsocm - published on 12/17/2012


INFOGRAPHIC: The Ultimate Complete Final Social Media Sizing Cheat Sheet - published on 12/10/2012


The power of video: show, don't tell - published on 12/3/2012


Book Review: The Definitive-ish Guide for Using Social Media in the Church - published on 11/26/2012


How churches use social media - published on 11/21/2012


Top church and ministry pages on Facebook - published on 11/15/2012


Why isn't social media effective? - published on 11/6/2012

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