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Jay Blossom, publisher of In Trust magazine and vice president for communication at the In Trust Center for Theological Schools, recently presented a workshop entitled Social Media and Institutional Conflict at the 2015 ATS Presidential Leadership Intensive Conference. The following was created as a supplemental resource for the workshop participants. Click here to view this information as a PDF.

Social media resources

Jay Blossom,
Publisher, In Trust magazine
Vice President for Communication
In Trust Center for Theological Schools



Seminary communication plan

Social media in the news

Communication tips for presidents

Tools for managing/using social media

  • Pocket enables you to save articles to read later, even without an internet connection.
  • Bloglovin’ allows you to follow all of your favorite blogs in one place.

Helpful podcasts

After the Jump” podcast: The presenter runs successful design blog Design*Sponge, but her insights are applicable to any industry:

For your social media manager

Social media/marketing blogs:

Tips, articles, information:


Questions? Contact Monika Salden, Membership and Social Media Manager, at 302-468-4857 or

Image: Diagram of a social network, by Katharine Willis.

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The current and very troubling condition of trust is a clarion call to action. But despite the dismal data showing pervasive organizational distrust, every organization can assess their current level of trust, learn and adopt a proven trust building framework, and then develop a meaningful and long-lasting plan of action. This webinar details the knowledge and practical next steps to strengthen workplace culture as a result of closing the trust gap.

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