Amplifying Digital Ministry: AI and Content Creation

Enable your ministry community to thrive in today’s hybrid landscape.



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Amplifying Digital Ministry: AI and Content Creation

How can a hybrid congregation or ministry community truly thrive—fostering real connections, spiritual growth, and harmony between its digital and in-person ecosystems? “Amplifying Digital Ministry: AI and Content Creation” is tailored to address the needs of church leaders and communities maneuvering the challenges of hybrid ministry; it will provide attendees with a digital content toolbox focused on AI integration, while also carefully considering the theological foundations of Gospel proclamation.

So why should you join this engaging and interactive workshop? Led by Ryan Panzer, author of The Holy and the Hybrid: Navigating the Church’s Digital Reformation, you’ll explore the intersection of faith and technology, discover tools and tips for creating purposeful, engaging digital content amplified by AI, and gain valuable insights into integrating digital content with preaching and liturgical themes. Through interactive sessions, discussions, and hands-on activities, attendees will depart empowered to develop a digital content strategy enriched by the potential of AI, fostering community connection and spiritual growth.

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Learners will feel energized to create digital content, knowing how to develop digital resources that are sustainable and purposeful -Ryan Panzer
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  • Explore What’s Possible: Develop a discerning perspective on how AI tools are employed within our broader culture and grasp practical dos and don'ts for leveraging them to share the Gospel effectively.
  • Sketch Your Map: Learn practical strategies for developing purposeful and sustainable digital content that aligns with your church's mission and values.
  • Navigate the World of AI: Discover an innovative toolbox of strategies and methods for optimizing AI-generated content creation efficiency and engagement quality.
  • Get Creative: Dig into innovative approaches to integrating digital content with preaching and liturgical themes.
  • Prepare to Thrive: Head out from the workshop equipped to create a comprehensive digital content strategy that enhances community engagement and supports your ministry's growth.

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Session Breakdown

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September 21st, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. CT

How do you cultivate community with those you never see in-person? It’s a critical question for the hybrid church. While there are no easy answers, we know that consistent and high quality digital content provides a source of connection across a distributed community. This workshop will explore purposeful and sustainable digital content development that is thematically integrated with the life of a ministry. Learners will leave with an understanding of how to develop a digital content strategy for today’s hybrid church. We will also discuss how short form video platforms like TikTok and chatbots like ChatGPT affect content creation in the church.

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Join for just $45.

A Comprehensive Guide: Learn to build digital content for a hybrid church environment, equip yourself with cutting-edge AI tools, and elevate your presence in the digital landscape.

An Engaging and Interactive Setting: Enjoy interactive sessions, discussions, and hands-on activities.

Ryan Panzer’s Expertise: Benefit from Ryan Panzer’s insightful thoughts and strategies as a leading speaker on technology for ministry and the author of both Grace and Gigabytes and The Holy and the Hybrid.

Engagement Methods: Explore the importance of digital content in connecting with diverse congregation members.

Sustainable and Collaborative Strategies: Create streamlined digital interactions that align with your faith community’s mission and values.

The Practical Dos and Don’ts: Discover how these tools differ from their use in broader culture, and how we can leverage them effectively to share the Gospel.

A Stronger Community: Build connections and foster deeper bonds between your faith community members, both in-person and online.

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Meet Your Instructor

  • Ryan Panzer

    Ryan Panzer is the author of Grace and Gigabytes: Being Church in a Tech-Shaped Culture (Fortress Press, December 2020). Having worked for technology companies like Google and Zendesk while attending seminary and serving in ministry contexts, Ryan researches and writes about ministry in a digital age. As a coach and consultant, Ryan equips communities of faith to live into their mission by integrating digital technology in their ministry. He lives in Madison, WI. For more writings and resources, visit