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WEB EVANGELISM BULLETIN
. . . learning from each other
W-E-B Issue 241 ~ February 2015
Monthly ISSN 471-0323
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C O N T E N T S
Church and digital | Social media | Mobile Ministry | The world we live in | Communicating well | Popular culture | Conferences and seminars | Digital evangelism vacancies | Tech tips | Tailend fun
"You can't use your hand to force the sun to set" - Nigerian Proverb
"What day is it,?" asked Pooh.
"It's today," squeaked Piglet.
"My favorite day," said Pooh.
CHURCH DIGITAL MINISTRY
Free photo release form
template for churches, in Word format to edit, from Steve Fogg.
"Do You Dare Audit Your Church communication strategy? 33 Questions to Ask
" says Brandon Cox.
A 20-question internet ministry self-evaluation
, from Internet Toolbox for Churches.
Jesus often began with his signature phrase "I tell you the truth." Then what would follow? A story.
The Gray Matrix
is valuable insight into how people move (or not) towards faith.
Web usability: why 'the fold' still matters
- ie. material at top of page versus what is not visible without scrolling.
BBC gives tips on writing content meant to be read on mobiles
blog recommends Asana
as a great free cooperation tool for church and nonprofit.
Len Wilson on 10 essential truths about the creative process
and his comments on Robert McKee's 8 Brilliant Insights About Story
More storytelling insights
, from ProBlogger.
"It Is Me You Seek" - poetic video
Free outsider-friendly articles
to republish (paper/online) on Easter and many topics, from web evangelist Rusty Wright. Or just share them as conversation starters on social media.
Are you making these mistakes
with social media evangelism? asks Paul Alan Clifford, who is also an expert on other areas of church tech - get his free training podcast here
Pew Internet research on social media use in 2014
86% of non Christians don't know a believer. Maybe more. Dr. Todd Johnson explains in this 39:00 video how it's calculated and why it matters.
Map of Arabic dialects.
Latest GMI missiographic looks at the background to Ukraine and other topics.
10 simple gadgets that empower women around the world.
Visual Arts for Missions offers 6-month YWAM training school on art techniques with a cross-cultural focus. And the 2015 School of Cartooning and Animation for Mission starts 30 March in Taiwan. Just time to apply.
The DVD of our recent film on broken dreams is here! says Sheridan Voysey.
If you are thinking of planning a big meeting, check the flowchart on this page.
Old-skool film. 31 rolls of it. By a WWII soldier. Discovered and processed 70 years later!
Echoes of the way Mandela broke down prejudice with friendship: Daryl Davis & KKK.
Amazing what Connecting for Good do to help disadvantaged communities use digital.
Fascinating study shows incredibly long and accurate transmission of oral stories in Australian Aboriginal societies.
Public domain classic movies to watch or download at Free Classic Movies. And watch other old or rare movies, some free, at the British Film Institute.
The 1934 Raymond Bernard film of Les Miserables is remastered and re-released on DVD/BlueRay.
How Selma Got Smeared - On historical drama and its malcontents, by Mark Harris.
Extra-biblical near-contemporary accounts of Jesus' life.
Apologetics shorts in English and other languages from Focus.
STILL TIME TO BOOK
Mobile Ministry Consultation in Netherlands 17-18 April. Remote online participation also available.
- non-techies look away now
"Football is not a contact sport; it is a collision sport. Dancing is a contact sport." - Mikey's Funnies - where you can subscribe to get daily funny by email.
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