Learning to speak

By Amey Victoria Adkins Writer, photographer, Baptist minister FacebookTwitterEmailPrint The heart of Christian community is connecting, confessing and witnessing together the work of God. It doesn’t matter whether you do it live or on Twitter, writes Amey Victoria Adkins. Monday, November 9, 2009 My 79-year-old grandmother wants a Facebook page. Though she needs a cheat … Continue reading “Learning to speak”

Heidi Campbell: The Internet challenges and empowers religious institutions

Bigstock / Pure Solutions FacebookTwitterEmailPrint   The digital culture isn’t changing religion as much as it is reflecting offline shifts in Christian life, says a scholar of religion and media at Texas A&M University. Monday, November 18, 2013 People today — especially young people — belong to fluid networks that are not limited by traditional … Continue reading “Heidi Campbell: The Internet challenges and empowers religious institutions”

How the diocese of B.C. transformed websites into ministry tools

By Joelle Kidd July 3, 2018 Redeveloping the diocesan site (pictured) and parish sites on the same platform made it easy to have “diocesan messaging and a look and feel that’s consistent across the board,” says Catherine Pate, communications officer for the diocese of British Columbia. Photo: Contributed   Walk into any Anglican church, and … Continue reading “How the diocese of B.C. transformed websites into ministry tools”

The good, the bad and the ugly of Big Data

By Alice Wu 02 May 2018  The scandal surrounding the use of Facebook data by Cambridge Analytical highlights the perils of Big Data. Alice Wu, a Hong Kong-based Anglican writer, reflects on its more positive elements. I must begin this post with a disclaimer: I’m totally dependent on communications technology. It’s hard to imagine now … Continue reading “The good, the bad and the ugly of Big Data”

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”