Holy tech! Churches try new ways to connect

By Caroline Bullock   “At first we didn’t really know what social media meant for the church and fell into the trap of simply chasing the number of likes and followers on our Facebook page,” he says. But when a parishioner credited the Facebook page for her decision to return to the church, then he … Continue reading “Holy tech! Churches try new ways to connect”

What I Learned from Not Being on Facebook

By Martha Tatarnic Martha serves as the rector of St. George’s Anglican Church in St. Catharines. Her book “The Living Diet” is set to be published in 2019. MinistryMatters What I Learned from Not Being on Facebook I decided that my three month sabbatical should also include a Sabbath from Facebook. At the beginning of June, I … Continue reading “What I Learned from Not Being on Facebook”

‘Wendell Berry and the Given Life’: Q&A with Mary Berry

By Sean Salai, S.J. September 04, 2017   Facebook Twitter Email ‘Wendell Berry and the Given Life’: Q&A with Mary Berry Mary Berry is executive director of the Berry Center in New Castle, Kentucky, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting what Bill Moyers has called “the agrarian revolution” of her father Wendell Berry, the award-winning writer … Continue reading “‘Wendell Berry and the Given Life’: Q&A with Mary Berry”

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”