WEB EVANGELISM BULLETIN
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W-E-B Issue 227 ~ July (ii) 2013
Monthly ISSN 471-0323 include "twitter.php"; ?>
"You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions" - Naguib Mahfouz
BOOK COMPETITION - WIN SOCIAL MEDIA GOSPELStill one week to win a copy of the new book Social Media Gospel by Meredith Gould. Published in N America last week and Europe in September, but already available for Kindle in Europe, or on advance order. Read review with 2:01 video interview with Meredith Gould, and preview a number of pages online. Get your local Christian bookshop to stock it. Republish our review. A real tool to help the worldwide church. It is getting many very positive reviews.
Here's a blog interview with Meredith.
MOBILE PHONE MINISTRYBecause mobiles reach everywhere, everyone can be reached. Here's a remarkable example of sharing the good news by mobile phone in a 'Creative Access Nation'.
Take better photos with Android phones - free ebook.
Detailed listing of mobile ministry-related apps.
In-depth book on mobile communication.
YouVersion smartphone Bible App reached 100 million installs before their 5th anniversary on 10 July!
COMMUNICATING WELLAre we radical enough? asks Rich Stearns.
Reaching those who don't think they need God by Carey Nieuwhof.
Launch an ESL or adult literature program, suggests Outreach Magazine (which is available for $10 annual subscription in US).
Storytelling in tomorrow's church.
Tom Wright unpacks biblical contextualization - 10-minute video.
How to make an infographic using online tools. And infographic explaining why infographics are so effective.
Self-publish a Kindle ebook, by Jeff Goins.
Email marketing - many lessons here for non-profits. And why email lists are still vital.
Using henna to communicate the gospel.
Latest free graphics from Free Bible Images.
5-min Audio podcast - how Megan learnt to use media in mission.
Eye contact needed in face-to-face storytelling.
IN-DEPTH DIGITAL STUDIESIf you are studying digital media communication academically, here's a long reading list and a 45-minute lecture by Professor Heidi Campbell: Networked Religion: Considering Religion in Online and Offline Cultures.
1-DAY MEETINGSFinal call for 1-day Paris Story Seminar on 30 July 2013.
This year's London UK Christian New Media Conference is Saturday 9th November 2013.
POPULAR CULTUREFree to republish in print or online - outsider-friendly article from Rusty Wright: New Comedy Brings Hope for Frazzled Moms.
Sheridan Voysey interviews Gloria Gaynor in his excellent podcast.
John Lennon on Jesus: the untold story of tentative faith and misunderstanding.
Damaris offers free resources to connect with Richard Curtis' new film About Time.free resources to connect with Richard Curtis' new film About Time.
Art: beautiful thread installation.
SOCIAL NETWORKINGTwitter tools for Android | 5 uses for Twitter lists | 10-part introduction to Twitter for newcomers.
How mobiles are changing social media (infographic).
Most-asked questions (to Steve Fogg) about church social media.
Becoming a 'digital default' church in our thinking.
THE WORLD WE LIVE IN
12 culture trends we can't afford to ignore, says Christian Leadership.
If Barbie was a real, average, 19-year-old woman, this is what she would look like. Mattel tagline could be - 'messing with girls' body image for generations'. Disney too.
If ever you are in Berlin, visit the biblical Ishtar Gate.
Google Streetview comes to Eiffel Tower, Great Barrier Reef and more.
TECH TIPS- non-techies look away now
Google tools you may not know even exist.
TAILEND ô¿ôSaid by no cat ever: "No, no, that's quite all right. Yes, it is my chair really, but honestly, I am entirely happy to sit over here and feel absolutely fine about it."
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