View all previous issues computer user

WEB EVANGELISM BULLETIN

. . . learning from each other
W-E-B Issue 210 ~ May (ii) 2012
Monthly ISSN 471-0323  Bookmark and Share
YOUR COUNTRY'S SOUL - WHAT IS IT LIKE?
DIGITAL MINISTRY
THE WORLD WE LIVE IN
COMMUNICATING WELL
MOBILE PHONES
SOCIAL NETWORKING
CONFERENCES
POPULAR CULTURE
TECH TIPS AND RESOURCES
TAILEND FUN

"The world is full of people who have never, since childhood, met an open doorway with an open mind" - E B White

YOUR COUNTRY'S SOUL - WHAT IS IT LIKE?

When people are seeking spiritual answers, why would we not try to listen to them and start engaging in the terms and language they are using, rather than defaulting to some standard formulaic gospel presentation? Sheridan Voysey explains some vital issues in understanding a country's soul:
http://www.internetevangelismday.com/blog/archives/8183

 Back to contents


DIGITAL MINISTRY

DIGITAL NATIVES and digital fluency - valuable thoughts and blog discussion:
http://bigbible.org.uk/2012/05/digital-natives-and-digital-fluency-tim_hutchings/

THE CHURCH isn't teaching on technology:
http://www.communicatejesus.com/2012/04/the-church-isnt-teaching-on-technology/

ANIMATION and Digital Storytelling - make your own easy animations. Great project for young people:
http://lcgshub.wordpress.com/curriculum-resources/english-resources/digital-storytelling-resources/

WORLD TOP 50 internet usage stats:
http://www.internetworldstats.com/top25.htm

 Back to contents


THE WORLD WE LIVE IN

THIS SEVEN-YEAR-OLD will doubtless be a Barnabas-like encourager all her life:
https://twitter.com/toddsandel/status/205492248081735680/photo/1

HOW TO SAY NO when you feel pressured to say yes. Valuable advice from Michael Hyatt. Learn it. Teach it:
http://michaelhyatt.com/how-to-say-no.html

NEWS PORTAL LAUNCHES: Australian Christian media house Initiate Media has launched an international Christian news site and portal, My Christian Daily. It features news and current events for Christians from around the world. Local news is presented daily in three regions - USA/Canada, UK/Europe, and Australia/New Zealand. There is a daily (Monday to Friday) newsletter for each region, and it can also be followed on Twitter at @mchristiandaily
http://www.mychristiandaily.com/

MOTOR RACING - Evangelistic website used at motorsports event:
http://www.bpsports.net/bpsports.asp?ID=6423

OUTREACH SURVEY - What are Christians perceived to do?
http://www.communicatejesus.com/2012/04/outreach-survey-what-do-christians-do/

 Back to contents


COMMUNICATING WELL

THE HOOK: "How to make any idea extraordinary," explains Tony Morgan:
http://tonymorganlive.com/2012/05/09/the-hook-how-to-make-any-idea-extraordinary/

10 WAYS to lose a teen's attention:
http://www.churchleaders.com/youth/youth-leaders-blogs/159770-cary_schmidt_10_ways_to_lose_a_teens_attention.html

 Back to contents


MOBILE PHONES

MOBILE PHONE life in sub-Saharan Africa:
http://memeburn.com/2012/05/8-facts-about-mobile-life-in-sub-saharan-africa/

HOW THE FUTURE of mobile lies in the developing world:
http://techcrunch.com/2012/05/27/mobile-developing-world/

ANDROID - easily forward calls and SMS:
http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/smartphones/easily-forward-calls-and-sms-on-android-phones/5010

POCKET BIBLE app now free:
http://blog.laridian.com/?p=766

 Back to contents


SOCIAL NETWORKING

NEW BOOK by Michael Hyatt is getting wide praise - Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World. Any non-profit or ministry wanting to understand and use social networking and blogging coherently and effectively - you need this:
http://www.internetevangelismday.com/blog/archives/8237

PINTEREST - 10 amazingly easy ways to live out your faith on Pinterest:
http://stickyjesus.com/2012/05/10-amazingly-easy-ways-to-live-out-your-faith-on-pinterest/

NEVER MIND YOUR FB MISTAKE. If you made a Facebook personal page for your church or organization instead of a fan page, the good news is that you can now migrate your page to the correct status, and automatically turn its friends into fans:
http://www.flocknote.com/blog/2012/one-big-mistake-parishes-make-using-facebook-and-how-fix-it

FACEBOOK FOR BEGINNERS - a Mashable guide:
http://mashable.com/2012/05/16/facebook-for-beginners/

TIMING IS EVERYTHING. It actually makes a difference what time a tweet, Facebook post or email newsletter is sent out.
http://mashable.com/2012/05/09/best-time-to-post-on-facebook/

3 (ALMOST) EFFORTLESS ways to attract new church members with social media:
http://blog.ourchurch.com/2012/05/24/3-almost-effortless-ways-to-recruit-new-church-members-with-social-media/

SOCIAL MEDIA books and resources for the avid networker:
http://justinwise.net/social-media-resources
http://www.socialnomics.net/2012/05/22/social-media-tools-list-100-social-media-tools/

THE NEW FACEBOOK app center:
http://www.zdnet.com/blog/facebook/facebook-announces-the-app-center/12792

EMBEDDING TWEETS on webpages:
http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/8-creative-ways-to-use-embeddable-tweets/

BLUEPRINT FOR THE PERFECT BLOG POST (infographic):
http://www.business2community.com/social-media/the-blueprint-for-the-perfect-blog-post-infographic-037478

 Back to contents


CONFERENCES

BIOLA - Very last call for Biola Digital Ministry Conference June 5-7:
http://events.biola.edu/bioladigital/

ECHO Conference July 25-7, for church communicators, artists, geeks. Doubtless plenty on digital ministry too:
http://echohub.com/echo2012/

MORE conferences and training days around the world:
http://www.ieday.net/events.php

 Back to contents


POPULAR CULTURE

BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD looks like a movie worth waiting for:
http://beastsofthesouthernwild.com/

RED TAILS - Hollywood blockbuster inspired by the true story of World War 2's first African American fighter squadron, the Tuskegee airmen. Damaris offers free downloads to connect with the film:
http://www.internetevangelismday.com/blog/archives/8221

CHARIOTS OF FIRE - Damaris also offers resources to connect with the digitally-remastered re-release of Chariots of Fire ready for the Olympics:
http://www.damaris.org/chariots

JEFFREY OVERSTREET on the how of storytelling. Film writer and reviewer gives a 45-min conference talk. Make time to watch it!
http://vimeo.com/14969953
And here's his list of all-time great films:
http://lookingcloser.org/2012/05/2000-2010-overstreets-favorite-film-lists/

FILM CLASSICS. Legit online free classic movies - Hitchcock and much more:
http://www.openculture.com/freemoviesonline

 Back to contents


TECH TIPS AND RESOURCES

- non-techies look away now

DESIGN - 60 questions to consider when designing a website:
http://sixrevisions.com/web_design/60-questions-to-consider-when-designing-a-website/

FIVE THINGS you should know before trying to fix a smartphone or tablet:
http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/cracking-open/five-things-you-should-know-before-trying-to-fix-a-smartphone-or-tablet/617

WORDPRESS - Secure your WordPress blog without touching any code:
http://www.problogger.net/archives/2012/05/28/secure-your-wordpress-blog-without-touching-any-code/

10 COMMAND LINE TOOLS that refuse to die:
http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/10things/10-command-line-tools-that-refuse-to-die/3234

PHP SCRIPT for image scaling:
http://www.republicof3.com/adaptive-images-the-php-script-for-image-scaling-in-responsive-layouts/

FREE EBOOKS on color in web design:
http://designbeep.com/2012/04/24/importance-of-color-in-web-design14-useful-free-pdf-ebooks-for-web-designers/

THE RULE OF THIRDS in photography:
http://equipping4eministry.wordpress.com/2012/05/17/8596/

AUDIO - free sound files:
http://soundcli.ps/

KINDLE - how to send anything to Kindle for later reading:
http://lifehacker.com/5904858/how-to-send-anything-to-your-kindle-for-reading-later

 Back to contents


TAILEND FUN ô¿ô

Optical illusion - suggests that perception and tone is everything, in ministry, evangelism and communication:
http://churchm.ag/an-optical-illusion/

 Back to contents

PLEASE TWEET, FACEBOOK or share about this issue...

Twitter: one-click link will automatically create a ready-to-send tweet about this issue of the Bulletin (editable if you wish).

Facebook: one-click link creates a ready-made post on your Facebook wall saying this latest Bulletin is online:

Stumbleupon: one-click link, choose 'Christianity' category and make a short description:

Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest etc., please post this link: http://web-evangelism.com/resources/currentbulletin.php

Summary of the Bulletin can be automatically syndicated on your Facebook Wall each time, set it up in three easy steps.

Syndicate a summary or the full text of each Bulletin into your own website: details.

Paper.li daily Digital Evangelism Resources can be syndicated into your blog or webpage.

 Back to contents
Home   
graphic by TwitterButtons.com
Web Evangelism Bulletin
Subscribe by email or RSS

Visit our blog:

Digital Evangelism blog

Add to your site

facebook
You can automatically syndicate the Bulletin onto your Facebook Wall with 3 easy steps: read more.

Please also ‘Like’ our Facebook Fan page.

Add summary of latest Bulletin to your site.

Our Paper.li daily: subscribe by email | embed on your blog or site:
Subscribe by email:

Please share with your friends

– ready-made wording about this page

Syndicate Bulletin into your page

Blog this/add to newsletters






creative commons icon Creative Commons: reuse any material with attribution

Please ‘Like’ whole IE Day site on your Wall:
Please ‘Like’ this page on your FB pages:
Please ‘Like’ our Facebook Page:

Please click to share this page on Google +1 and LinkedIn:

Add to
your site?
Printed from Internet Evangelism Day ©
Can be freely reproduced in print with attribution to InternetEvangelismDay.com.