About Jason Archer

Jason oversees communication and technology strategy for the denomination. He comes from Spring Arbor University where he worked in the marketing and communications office as well as the faculty development office in evaluating and implementing emerging technologies. He has also been an FM church planter and staff pastor.
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FMCUSA Monthly Email Newsletter

Social Media Strategy

As our team travels around the country, we get feedback that there’s a need for us to talk about how to develop a communication and social media strategy. If you are a pastor or leader here are the basics for getting started: Email Even with Facebook, Twitter and texting, email is still the defacto method […]

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Social Media Strategy

As our team travels around the country, we get feedback that there’s a need for us to talk about how to develop a communication and social media strategy. If you are a pastor or leader here are the basics for getting started: Email Even with Facebook, Twitter and texting, email is still the defacto method […]

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Virtual Community

Is it possible for a team to be cohesive, effective and healthy and not work in the same building? The short answer: Yes. But like any team or community, it takes work. Light & Life Communications is a team of nine that works in three states in seven cities. Over the past two years, we’ve […]

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Video Conferencing Roundup

With a virtual team of communication professionals leading a worldwide organization, the challenge in front of us is: “How do we connect and collaborate?” We’ll be writing a lot about virtual community in the coming months, but today I want to focus on video conferencing. In our work at the Free Methodist Church – USA, […]

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Jason's Desk

A New Way To Work

Many offices are moving to what’s been called a “distributed workforce” or virtual team. With the advent of so many collaborative tools, it’s easier than ever to work from a home office effectively and efficiently. There have been some recent posts about at-home work environments from popular blogs like Signal vs. Noise, Work Shifting and […]

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LLM Cover: August

LLM: August 2011

Welcome to the August issue of LLM. We hope you enjoyed our new format’s July premiere and are now sensing momentum from general conference. This issue is dedicated to casting vision from our leadership about where the church is headed. As you’ll read in this issue, the Free Methodist Church is alive and growing. Free Methodism truly is a […]

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Church App Screen Cap

Apps for Everyone

Now, your church can have its own Stand Alone app in the App Store and/or create an app to be featured within the Free Methodist Church – USA App. Today, Light & Life Communications is proud to announce a strategic partnership with Subsplash Consulting, creators of The Church App.  The Church App is a Web-based […]

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Win an iPad

Let’s face it. Everyone wants an iPad. It’s magical and revolutionary. At GC, you could actually win one. This week Light & Life Communications is giving away one. In celebration of a new FMCUSA Web site release Saturday, July 16, a new LLCOMM Web site, premiere of LLM Magazine, new iPhone, iPad, and Android app […]

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LLM, July 2011: The Premiere Issue

The Earnest Christian emerged in January 1860 and declared: “Our object is to publish a revival journal; our aim shall be to set up the Bible standard of religion. We hope by our … uncompromising advocacy of ‘righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit,’ to make our magazine a favorite and welcome visitor.” Free […]

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