Prayer: There’s an app for that

By Joelle Kidd March 26, 2018 With many apps now available, smartphones can become part of daily prayer. Image: Shutterstock   Smartphones dominate daily life, used for everything from ordering takeout to mapping directions to snapping photos to, occasionally, talking on the phone. So why not use them for prayer? A quick search of the … Continue reading “Prayer: There’s an app for that”

Church of England gathers digital creatives to develop new apps and social media campaigns

By ACNS January 12, 2018 The Church of England says its #GodWithUs Advent and Christmas social media campaign reached 6.8 million people. Photo: God With Us campaign logo   Around 50 Christians with experience in digital communications are being brought together by the Church of England to pool ideas for new apps, websites and social … Continue reading “Church of England gathers digital creatives to develop new apps and social media campaigns”

Estate planning for your digital assets

February 07, 2018 Author Natalie Banta  Associate Professor of Law, Drake University   Digital documents are not nearly as easy to retrieve. Africa Studio/Shutterstock.com   What will happen to your Facebook account when you die? What about all your photos shared on social media, your texts with loved ones, or documents on cloud-storage systems? In … Continue reading “Estate planning for your digital assets”

James DeVaney: Academic innovation is a team sport

FacebookTwitterEmailPrint From MOOCs to teach-outs, leading change at the University of Michigan requires an openness to technology and a “team sport mentality,” says the associate vice provost for academic innovation. Tuesday, November 14, 2017 How do you create a culture of innovation in a university with nearly 45,000 students, 7,000 faculty and 15,000 staff? That’s … Continue reading “James DeVaney: Academic innovation is a team sport”

Chris Yaw: Every congregation can have an online school

Chris Yaw: Every congregation can have an online school Bigstock/ jr4jesus   The Internet gives even small congregations the ability to offer vibrant adult education and formation programs, an Episcopal priest and founder of the online learning website ChurchNext.tv says in this interview. Tuesday, May 19, 2015 As he watched his own congregation’s worship attendance flatten … Continue reading “Chris Yaw: Every congregation can have an online school”