Facebook content posting ideas

By Jim LaDoux
Encourage Facebook followers to comment on post by adding thought-provoking questions on your Facebook pages or groups. Experiment using the questions below and see if they increase interactions among followers.

1 | “Fill in the Blank” Question (easy to answer; one word is sufficient) 
  • The last book I read was _______________.
  • The best thing that happened during summer was ___________________.
  • One word that describes my approach to fitness is ____________________.
  • My favorite comfort food is _______________________.

2 | “This vs That” Question (choose one of two options) 
  • Are you a cat or a dog person?
  • Are you an Apple or Android person?
  • Do you exercise daily? (Yes or No)

3 | Question from a Stakeholder
  • A comment or question raised from a previous post. 
  • A question raised at leadership meeting.
  • A question or issue raised in an email.

4 | “Biggest Problems” Question
  • What’s your biggest ministry challenge? Staffing challenge? Technology or communication challenge?
  • What’s your biggest fear related to __________?
  • Biggest concern? Biggest obstacle?
  • What’s your biggest fear as a _________? 
  • Biggest failure? Biggest embarrassment? Biggest mistake?

5 | “Hopes & Dreams” Question
  • What are your hopes and dreams for our church? New members? Our community?
  • What are your hopes and dreams for your children? Grandchildren? Parents? Grandparents
  • What are your hopes and dreams for our community? Our schools?

6 | “Tips” Question (“What are 2-3 tips you have for . . .) 
  • Running better meetings?
  • Reading more books?
  • Simplifying your life?
  • Empowering your leaders?

7 | “Share a Photo” Question/Request
  • Show us a favorite piece of art from one of your kids.
  • Show us your favorite room in your home (share why it’s your favorite space). 
  • Show us everything you have in your laptop bag.

8 | “Accountability” Question
  • What’s your biggest goal of the week? 
  • What do you want to achieve this week?
  • What will you do in the next 30 days to become more physically fit?


  1. Does your church have a monthly posting schedule for your social media sites?
  2. What do you hope people learn, value, or feel after reading your posts?
  3. What would happen if your leaders regularly read and commented on your Facebook?
  4. Do your leaders have a plan for growing the number of followers in addition to increasing people's engagement?
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